Someone’s having a bag day! Chris Eubank’s image suffers a knockout blow as hapless former boxer runs over his own luggage while parking his £300,000 Rolls Royce convertible
His eccentric sense of style has superseded any past achievements as a professional boxer, but Chris Eubank’s image suffered a knockout blow on Sunday after he ran over his own designer bag.
The former division two world boxing champion, famed for his love of tweed blazers, jodhpurs and riding boots, suffered the unexpected faux pas while parking his £300,000 Rolls Royce Phantom convertible in west London.
Eubank, 56, appeared to make the situation worse by running over the bag a second time while attempting to free it from beneath the wheels of his car.
Nightmare: Chris Eubank needed assistance from a passerby after running over his own designer bag while parking his £300,000 Rolls Royce Phantom convertible in west London
Fortunately a pedestrian was on hand to assist the hapless former boxer, who remained in the driver’s seat while he used Eubank’s famous cane to retrieve the luggage item from beneath his 2.6-tonne vehicle.
A grateful Eubank was seen thanking the passer-by, who held the tattered bag in one hand before passing it to the retired sportsman and departing.
The former boxer recently kept BBC viewers entertained during a chaotic appearance on the latest series of Celebrity MasterChef.
Helping out: Eubank remained in the driver’s seat while the passer-by used his famous cane to retrieve the luggage item from beneath his 2.6-tonne vehicle
Awkward: Eubank appeared to make the situation worse by running over the bag a second time while attempting to free it from beneath the wheels of his car
Don’t move: The kindly pedestrian got on all fours while trying to extract the designer bag
Ahead of his first challenge, Eubank predicted he would do better than all the other contestants, declaring that they ‘complain’ too much as he said: ‘You’re here, so let people see your light.’
He quickly ran into challenges with the daunting use of a pasta maker, but was not once fazed as he said: ‘Once you’ve been smacked in the teeth by Nigel Benn, you’re quite used to fear.’
Another hilarious moment came with John and Gregg asked Chris if he had tasted his pesto before serving it, to which he confidently replied: ‘I can see the taste with my eyes.’
The state of that: Eubank’s tattered bag was covered in tire marks after being freed from his car
There you go: The former boxer opened the car door as he accepted his damaged bag
Thank you: The eccentric star appeared to be genuinely grateful – and rightly so
MasterChef viewers were left in stitches at his appearance, with one writing on Twitter: ‘Chris Eubank on MasterChef is the gift that keeps on giving. Never mind cooking in a three piece suit…’
Another said: ‘Celebrity Masterchef is on and I’ve been introduced to the weird and wonderful wonder that is Chris Eubank….That man is strange but hilarious.’
‘If you’re not watching Chris Eubank on masterchef you’re missing out I’ve got to tell you’ a third wrote.
Unexpected: The former division two world boxing champion, famed for his love of tweed blazers, jodhpurs and riding boots, while out in west London
Don’t mind me: But Eubank was hard to miss during his latest public appearance in London
A fourth commented: ‘I genuinely can’t cope with how funny Chris Eubank is on #celebritymasterchef.’
‘Love Chris Eubank cooking in his bespoke suit – gent #MasterChef,’ gushed another
Another fan suggested: ‘The member of the Celebrity Masterchef casting team who thought of Chris Eubank deserves a pay rise.’
Hilarious: The former boxer recently kept BBC viewers entertained during a chaotic appearance on the latest series of Celebrity MasterChef
Reaction: MasterChef viewers were left in stitches following Eubank’s appearance on the show
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