Sweet-natured Milly Hams may be serious about this competition, but she doesn’t plan on stepping on anyone’s toes.
In fact, she had originally wanted to apply for MKR with her ex.
“I was meant to go in with my ex-boyfriend!” she tells WHO.
The 31-year-old, who is now in a loving relationship with her partner, James Gunn, says she’s still friendly with her former flame.
“We are still really good friends – it was quite a young romance and we just went our separate ways, so we left on really good terms. He still comes around for dinner with James and me.”
The reality TV star even spoke openly with her partner about competing on the show with ex boyfriend, despite being broken up.
“I said to James, ‘what about if I went on with [my ex]?’ And he was like, ‘sure, why not!’ But that was not an option, he wasn’t interested in being on national TV.”
When push came to shove, Milly ended up showing off her culinary skills with a complete stranger, Karolina Borkovic, 46.
While Karolina is going to bring some controversy to the show, it sounds like she’s been paired with the right person.
“What I learned from MKR is that there is a variety of personalities and Karolina and I went through ups and downs, but actually became really close,” Milly explains.
“I’m really proud of the fact that we’ve shown that two strong women can actually get along and support each other and don’t have to tear each other down to succeed.”