supports HTML5 videoGreat British Bake Off winner Peter Sawkins has clarified a video he shared of him holding hands with a mystery man that went viral. The 21-year-old baker, who won the 2020 series of the Channel 4 series, was praised for sharing a video of himself walking alongside another man while on holiday in Morocco over the weekend, with the two holding hands.

Many of Peter’s followers interpreted the footage to be him ‘coming out’ but the TV star has said this isn’t the case. In an update in his Instagram stories, Peter explained: ‘Clarification of a recent reel.

I am trying to address this with sensitivity and kindness.‘I recently posted a reel from my holiday. ‘Some news sites and comments celebrated this as me coming out, and I can appreciate how this has happened.’ He then stated: ‘However, this is not the case.