Although Masterchef returns to Fox this Wednesday, we’re calling it now: no one is going to shock and amaze the nation like last year’s winner, Christine Ha. To remind us all of that fact, Ha and her humbled former naysayer Joe Bastianich visited HuffPost Live today, where they both discussed the pressures of being on the show, backstabbers, and — in Ha’s case — the difficulties of being blind on a cooking show.
Of course, Ha’s inspirational story and new cookbook weren’t enough to distract all the ladies (and dudes!) in the audience from their opportunity to shamelessly hit on Bastianich. In the video below, marvel at Ha (and the one lady who went a wee bit overboard in the hair and makeup department) and enjoy Bastianich being relentlessly hit upon and sucked up to:
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