By Andrew Prentice For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 04:55 BST, 21 October 2020 | Updated: 05:25 BST, 21 October 2020
An ugly public feud is threatening to boil over after chef Pete Evans attempted to link radio identity Ben Fordham to a convicted paedophile.
The stoush began when controversial celebrity chef Evans claimed on social media he could have cured the late Royal Australian College of General Practitioners president Dr Harry Nespolon's cancer with 'alternative treatment.'
Fordham labelled the comments 'deeply offensive' during his 2GB broadcast on Tuesday morning.
Radio host Ben Fordham (pictured above) has engaged in a war of words with chef Pete Evans
Celebrity chef Pete Evans (pictured) returned serve, attempting to link Fordham to disgraced former A Current Affair reporter Ben McCormack
Evans responded with gusto a few hours later, posting a picture of Fordham on