MacKenzie: 'I love Marco's stares'
Published Apr 12 2010, 13:39 BST | By Alex Fletcher Kelvin MacKenzie
has said that he enjoyed his confrontations with Marco Pierre White on new ITV1 reality show Kitchen Burnout
The former tabloid editor, who claims that he has never cooked in his life, also joked that the chef used to hold his knife in a "threatening manner" when they were in the kitchen together.
"I like the stares. I describe it as the 'stare-way' to heaven. He describes himself as Fred As-stare!" said MacKenzie.
"I do notice that he holds that knife in a threatening manner. I am sure at some stage there would have been a 'disobliging article' [in my newspaper]. But basically he could fill the Thames with the cuttings of his life."
Speaking about his cookery skills, he joked: "The fact is, I have never cooked in my life... ever. I mean, literally. Only over the last few years have I learned to put a chicken in the Aga. In fact I give myself a pat on the back when I pour out my Kelloggs in the morning. It's the adding of the milk. I had to go to night school for that."Marco's Kitchen Burnout
starts at 9pm on Friday on ITV1.