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14 September 2016

Do these silhouettes reveal who the new Bake Off presenters will be?

Will Young? Tamal Ray? Konnie Huq? We analyse their silhouettes for clues.

By Media Mole

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This mole’s whiskers are quivering as This Morning announced that two new Great British Bake Off presenters will be revealed on their show today at 10.30am. But what can we tell from the graphic released on Twitter this morning, and will the newbies be able to fill the void left by Mel and Sue’s departure?

Our bets are on Will Young or Tamal Ray for the more masculine silhouette, and perhaps Konnie Huq for the feminine frame.

Tamal looks like a particularly probable contender to this mole after he tweeted this morning:

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Update: It turns out this was a joke from the This Morning team. A JOKE. My sides are splitting, This Morning, thanks to your excellent wit. This mole is furious. I will have my revenge. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow. But be warned, Phil and Holly. Revenge will be mine.

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