Countdown fans have shared their ideas on the reported pressure between hosts Anne Robinson, Rachel Riley and Susie Dent
Countdown fans have commented on the reported ongoing pressure between Anne Robinson and Rachel Riley.
New host Anne Robinson, 77, is at reportedly at loggerheads with Rachel, 35, and Susie Dent, 56.
According to experiences, there’s an ‘uncomfortable atmosphere’ happening because the TV star took on the function.
Staff at Media City studios in Salford declare that off-camera, there’s pressure over Anne’s ‘rather grand ways’, and he or she’s been named ‘Queen Anne’.
Following the hypothesis, fans have flocked to Twitter to share their ideas on the matter.
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“Doesn’t surprise me at all, with the stilted, awkward, toe-curlingness of the atmosphere… Not surprised there’s a personality clash,” one Countdown fan wrote.
“Not surprised there’s a personality clash on countdown. Anne Robinson is dreadful – it’s all about her and not the contestants and the other presenters. She’s made it unwatchable @Channel4,” one other penned.
“Anne turns me off Countdown,” another person tweeted.
It comes after an insider instructed The Mail on Sunday that tensions have reached an all-time excessive behind the scenes.
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“The tension between Rachel and Anne is being openly discussed. It is very much Rachel and Susie against Anne – a case of two camps,” the supply stated.
“Lots of crew are discussing what is going on. Rachel and Susie don’t care much for Anne and her rather grand ways and things have become pretty uncomfortable.
“Anne likes to do things her way, while Rachel doesn’t go along with how she operates. This has now led to little social interaction between them away from the cameras.”
Anne has made no secret about her distaste for younger ‘woke’ folks.
“I am fed up with it… I just think we’re being told what to do by people who aren’t in a position to tell us what to do,” she beforehand stated in an interview.
Rachel hasn’t had a straightforward time of it recently.
The TV star has confronted on-line trolling in latest months.
Rachel not too long ago stated of the social-media trolls: “They were so abusive. I’ve developed a thick skin but now I never see a lot of things, even nice stuff, which is a shame because I used to use Twitter to help children with maths homework.”