The Chase star Jenny Ryan has given her brutally honest opinion of Joey Essex.
The pair worked together on Celebrity MasterChef last year, but didn't come away as best friends.
"I thought, I'll take people as I find them and I want to give him a chance and the fact that he put this additional workload onto everybody else showed that he just doesn't seem to be a very nice person," she said.
Jenny recalled a challenge where the celebrities had to cook out on the White Cliffs of Dover, preparing food for 60 people.
"I assumed it was a bit of a persona and when you get into that situation the nice co-operative side of you tends to come out," she said.
"I've watched that show for many years and I've thought everybody just knuckles down and gets stuff done that needs doing because you don't want to mess up the other people.
"It's the teamwork vibe and that was true of everybody except for the man who I describe as my nemesis – he has no idea he's my nemesis."
She added: "I spent much of the time allocated to us to cook the 60 portions cajoling, bossing Joey about, trying to find things for him to do, then trying to explain to him how to do them, then watching him make a half-hearted attempt to do them before making an excuse as to why he couldn't do that task – and then having to find another task."
Jenny continued: "He took up half of my time. It was so exasperating, it was excuse after excuse after excuse. I just thought, 'It's not a put-on, this – he's just lazy'."
Digital Spy has reached out to Joey Essex's representatives for comment.
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