Former contestant from 2017 Ricky Merino debuts on English TV with ‘reality’ dating language of love (language of love, in Spanish). The Mallorcan hosts this Channel 4 show with Davina McCall, host of the UK version of Big brother Between 2000 and 2010.
Merino and McCall are fully promoting the new program and in one of the recent interviews, where Ricky Merino showed a surprising mastery of the English language, the artist had to defend one of the most universal traditional dishes of the peninsula: paella.
The presenter himself posted the video of that moment on his Instagram account where he can be seen trying to clarify what a paella is and what is not before the confused look of his interlocutor, Steve McGovern. The Mallorki said he wasn’t ready to agree to calling any group of foods “pailla.”
Apparently the singer was angry about some bad experiences where they tried to give him a cat for a rabbit and tried to explain to the English that “rice with things” is not the same as “Valencian paella”. For her part, the interviewer wasn’t entirely clear if Merino was talking about a “certain dish.”
Faced with Steve McGovern’s ignorance, Ricky Merino ends up explaining in the interview what the origin of the paella is and what it is made of. “In Spain, there is a place called Valencia and from there the paella. It is not that the paella is Spanish, it is from Valencia,” the Majorcan settled the controversy.
Since he finished his assignment in victory 2017, Ricky Merino managed to get a career on television. in a Operation Triumph 2018 He began performing “El chat” after the program’s concerts. Two years later, the program premiered to sing! For Netflix, he will now be responsible for hosting the reality dating show language of love Channel 4 paragraph.
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