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Entertainment 'When she cries I cry': MasterChef viewers are brought to tears as judge Melissa Leong breaks down and reveals she's missing her mother as social distancing continues on the Channel 10 hit show

01:31  30 june  2020
01:31  30 june  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Waste not, want not! MasterChef judge Melissa Leong reveals what happens to all the leftover food when the cameras stop rolling

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MasterChef viewers were moved after judge Melissa Leong was brought to tears during Monday ' When she cries I cry ': MasterChef fans are brought to tears as judge Melissa Leong , 38 ' WHEN MELISSA CRIES I CRY ,' one emotional fan tweeted, while another said: ' Melissa missing her mum

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a woman looking at the camera: 'When she cries I cry': MasterChef fans are brought to tears as judge Melissa Leong, 38, breaks down over missing her mum on screen © Provided by Daily Mail 'When she cries I cry': MasterChef fans are brought to tears as judge Melissa Leong, 38, breaks down over missing her mum on screen MasterChef viewers were moved after judge Melissa Leong was brought to tears during Monday night's episode.

The 38-year-old judge was tasting contestant Poh Ling Yeow's 'Malaysian feast' when she had an emotional reaction to the meal, and revealed she was missing her mother.

'I really miss my mum and this is... this is food she cooks. Like, the smell of that in the house on the weekend...' she explained tearfully.  

Fans of the Channel 10 cooking show immediately took to social media to reveal they too were touched by her response. 

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Viewers praise MasterChef judge Melissa Leong for being 'personable and warm' during emotional episode. Melissa , along with Andy Allen and Jock Zonfrillo, replaced Matt Preston, Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris, as judges on this year' s season of the hit cooking show .

'WHEN MELISSA CRIES I CRY,' one emotional fan tweeted, while another said: 'Melissa missing her mum and crying is the worst thing to happen thanks covid.'

Meanwhile, a third wrote: 'Poh and Melissa have ruined me tonight. It's been an emotional week.' 

'Melissa brings a genuine warmth and humanity to the show, she is a spectacular and welcome addition to #MasterChefAU,' another wrote. 

Another praised Channel 10 and said her addition to the show was the greatest thing the network has ever done. 

On Monday night, Melissa broke down in tears, telling Poh: 'I think you've done an incredible job honouring your heritage. I think it's really special.'

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She was the bookies' favourite to be this year's Bachelorette - but MasterChef star Tessa Boersma couldn't possibly have accepted the offer for one very simple MasterChef 's Tessa Boersma breaks down in tears as she ' s MasterChef : Back to Win continues Monday at 7:30pm on Channel 10 .

She continued: 'And I'm really proud to eat food like this... I'm actually crying with joy. That doesn't happen very often, but yeah.' 

Clearly moved by her intense reaction to the dish, fellow judge Jock Zonfrillo asked Melissa what it was that had caused her to become so emotional.

'I really miss my mum and this is... this is food she cooks. Like, the smell of that in the house on the weekend...' she explained tearfully. 

'The way she can honour the accuracy of the flavours and the textures is absolutely spot on, and that's what great food can do.

'But regardless of what culture, I think you can feel it in the food in that way and what she put into this cook, that's what we look for here.'  

MasterChef continues Tuesday at 7.30pm on Channel Ten 

MasterChef judge Melissa Leong suggests fans listen to Dolly Parton to get their mind off Victoria's renewed COVID-19 lockdown .
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