Mark Labbett speaks out after claim #The Chase answer should be DISALLOWED

Yesterday, the Chaser, 53, hit back after a fan said his shortened response to a question about Johannesburg shouldn’t have earned him the point. “As much as I love The Beast @MarkLabbett… he shouldn’t have been allowed Jobergh!”(sic) a fan of The Chase tweeted. “Gotta accept first answer.” Mark Labbett was quick to write back, sounding incredulous at the viewer’s pedantic standards.

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“You would disallow Joburg?” he said, writing in view of his 110,000 followers. “Wow.” 

“I would @MarkLabbett…” the fan said. “They think @anne_hegerty is strict as The Governess… they haven’t met me yet!” 

Mark’s co-star Anne Hegerty, 60, also chipped in to defend the decision, saying: “It’s like disallowing LA because you waned Los Angeles.” 

At that point, a second fan joined the debate, recalling: “In one episode recently The Dark Destroyer had a question about a carpet cleaned to which he answered ‘hoover’ when the answer should’ve been ‘vacuum cleaner’. 

“It was accepted, but I did wonder about that,” they mused. “He gave a brand name. Like saying Ford instead of car.” 

“It’s more like saying ‘biro’ instead of

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