#GBBO Peter 'quite likes' Noel Fielding's nickname for him

GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF star responded to judge Noel Fielding's playful nickname the "baby-faced assassin", and it seems to have gone down a treat with the young contestant!

PUBLISHED: 18:00, Tue, Nov 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 19:57, Tue, Nov 17, 2020

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The Great British Bake Off brings in a huge variety of contestants of all different ages. And at just 20-years-old, Peter Sawkins is the youngest contestant on the 2020 series, something judge Noel Fielding has been seen to bring attention to on more than one occasion.

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I wouldn’t have ever named myself that, but I quite like it!

Peter Sawkins

But it's a description Peter can relate to.

Branding him the "baby-faced assassin", the 20-year-old admitted he "quite likes" the fun-filled nickname.

In recent interview, he laughed: “I love [being called the baby-faced assassin]!

"I wouldn’t have ever named myself that, but I quite like it."

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Peter Sawkins speaks out after Noel Fielding brands him an 'assassin'Peter Sawkins speaks out after Noel Fielding brands him an 'assassin' (Image: CHANNEL 4)

Peter 'quite likes' the nickname of 'baby-faced assassin'Peter 'quite likes' the nickname of 'baby-faced assassin' (Image: CHANNEL 4)

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But despite being likened to a contracted killer (of cakes, obviously) the student humbly explained he was rooting for all his fellow bakers.

"I always wanted my friends in the tent to do well, but at the same time I am competitive and always wanted to put in my best performance," he said.

"I also tried to be as calm and collected in the tent as I possibly could… so maybe that’s a bit like being an assassin!"

Peter has been baking since he can remember, and hasn't missed a series of the hit Channel 4 show since he was 12.

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