Others weren't that suprised at all...
@TheSun it makes me feel sick, empty inside!— dr (@dr_markus2) October 24, 2016
Many described the news as "heartbreaking” – with countless others suggesting that they had been “kept in the dark” for too long with regards to this “illusion”. It will be the last time that fans will see Berry, Giedroyc and Perkins inside the tent, following their decision to remain loyal to the BBC and not “follow the dough” to Channel 4. However do not fear, this isn't over – the BBC have already set up their replacement for Bake Off, which is set to air next year. And what's more? It seems as if they’re set on reuniting the original GBBO gang for it, too. This story first appeared on Stylist
Can't believe people actually thought Mary and Paul sat and baked the technical bakes. It's a proper TV show, not a home production!— Maryam Shaikh (@Teeyarn) October 23, 2016