Bake Off BFFs Selasi And Benjamina Just Had The Sweetest Twitter Exchange

These two, eh? *wipes away tear*

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**Haven’t seen this week’s episode? Spoilers below!**

There are just two episodes to go in this series of The Great British Bake Off, and given the show’s impending move to Channel 4 without Mary, Sue and Mel, everything’s just a touch more bittersweet this time around.

Last night, five bakers became four as we waved goodbye to one of our favourites on this year’s show: Benjamina. The 23-year-old teaching assistant from South London was Star Baker back in Week Four, but fell down this week with second last place in the technical challenge and a Marchpane Tudor Garden that just didn’t, er, march to the top.

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While we’re sad to see Benjamina go, it’s her friendship with her fellow contestant Selasi that we’ll miss most. These two had a connection, y’know?

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And we weren’t the only ones who wanted them to end up together:

Sadly we won’t get to see anymore Benjamina-and-Selasi fun on Bake Off any longer, but the two of them have been pretty cute indeed on Twitter today.

This morning, Selasi tweeted a lovely message of support to his “sister” Benjamina, calling her a “good egg and an awesomely talented baker.”

Too cute. And we’re loving Benjamina’s choice of emojis in response.



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