She's been labeled the "worst contestant ever" to appear on ITV's "The Chase." But now, Hannah Mastrangelo is responding to the criticism.
Mastrangelo, a Bath University student, failed to get a single question right in the game show's general knowledge Cash Builder round. Still, she walked away with about one-third of her team's $11,000 fund. (Video via ITV / "The Chase)
She was also criticized after she told show host Bradley Walsh she was studying French and Italian, but was only able to say "bonjour" and "ciao" when asked to speak the languages.
But she told The Argus she's smarter than how she appeared in the show. "... At the time of filming I hadn't even started at university. I study beginner's Italian so I hadn't even had a lesson of Italian before the show. ... The perception of me as a dumb student isn't true."
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