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Hunky ice cream entrepreneur leaves Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? viewers hot under the collar


Viewers of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? were left gushing over a hunky  contestant who appeared on the programme last night.

Scott Burgess, 25, from Devon,  was the third contestant to appear on the hit ITV show yesterday and quickly sailed through to the £64,000 question with three lifelines remaining.

But viewers appeared distracted by the ice cream entrepreneur’s good looks, with one person commented: ‘This Scott guys Instagram is going to be blowing up tonight all those thirsty gays and housewives.’

Meanwhile others speculated that Scott, who will return to the show tonight, is the mystery contestant who producers have teased will secure themselves the top prize of £1,000,000 this week.

Viewers of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? were left gushing over a hunky contestant Scott Burgess, 25, from Devon, who appeared on the programme last night

Viewers of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? were left gushing over a hunky contestant Scott Burgess, 25, from Devon, who appeared on the programme last night

It is unknown if the Barnstaple businessman is currently single. 

He has already caused a stir in North Devon and London alongside his partner Harry Simpson with their brand of ‘stir fried’ alcoholic ice cream. 

The duo set up the ice cream business after watching the rolled ice cream trend boom on Instagram.

They quickly saw enormous potential for the ‘vibrant atmosphere’ of Croyde and quickly went in search of a location to set up their shop.  

Social media users were left gushing over the hunky contestant, with some fawning over his cheek bones while others questioned if he could go 'all the way' on tonight's show

Social media users were left gushing over the hunky contestant, with some fawning over his cheek bones while others questioned if he could go ‘all the way’ on tonight’s show 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Questions 

1. Fastest finger first

Put these old nautical terms into alphabetical order

A) Scuttlebutt, B) Stowaway, C) Shrimper, D) Spankle-mast

2. (£100) The seasoning ‘pepper’ is notorious for causing what bodily function?

A) Burping B) Sneezing C) Yawning D) Laughing 

3. (£200) Which of these eating utensils are widely used in East Asia and resemble identical pairs of tapering rods? 

A) Brooksticks B) Chopsticks C) Lipsticks D) Dipsticks 

4. (£300) Human sex chromosomes are designated by which two letters?

A) X and Y B) A&E C) B&Q D) M&S 

5. (£500) In which game do two players take turns to drop coloured disks into a vertical grid?

A) Backgammon B) Ludo C) Draughts D) Connect 4 

6. (£1000) Who played Patsy in the TV comedy series Absolutely fabulous? 

A) Joanna Lumley B) Alison Steadman C) Caroline Quentin D) Patricia Routledge 

7. (£2000) What part of a house is most likely to be described as parquet?

A) Windows B) Roof C) Floor D) Garage 

8.  (£4,000) Which scale, named after a German mineralogist, is used to measure the hardness of minerals?

A) Mohs scale B) Beaufort scale C) pH scale D) Richter scale

9. (£8,000) Which team, part owned by David Beckham, played its first-ever Major League Soccer match in 2020?

A) Houston Dynamo B) New York City FC C) FC Dallas D) Inter Miami 

10. (£16,000) Which of these musical notes has the shortest duration?

A) Crotchet B) Minim C) Quaver D) Semibreve 

11. (£32,000) Which of these well-known lakes is located in the Andes? 

A) Lake Tahoe B) Lake Nipigon C) Lake Titicaca D) Lake Nasser

Many were wowed by his performance last night as he quickly secured his space in the hotseat at the end of the show. 

He explained: ‘We own an alcoholic ice cream business.’

Meanwhile the contestant impressed many by quickly secured £1,000 without touching any lifelines.  

However he stumbled on the question: ‘What part of a house is most likely to be described as ‘parquet’?’ 

Scott impressed Jeremy by quickly whizzing through the first ten questions on the programme last night

Scott impressed Jeremy by quickly whizzing through the first ten questions on the programme last night 

The businessman went on to ask host Jeremy Clarkson for his help, with the presenter admitting it was the earliest he’d ever been asked. 

Despite Scott saying he had never heard of the word before, Jeremy assured him it was a type of flooring, helping Scott secure £2,000. 

Scott stunned Jeremy by revealing in his younger years he had lived in Beijing in order to learn Mandarin, while he also said he was an accomplished drummer. 

He also revealed he had won an award at school and deemed ‘Most Likely To Make £1,000,000.’  

The ice cream entrepreneur leaving ITV viewers hot under the collar  

Scott Burgress has caused a stir in North Devon and London alongside his partner Harry Simpson, 24, with their brand of 'stir fried' alcoholic ice cream (pictured together left and right)

Scott Burgress has caused a stir in North Devon and London alongside his partner Harry Simpson, 24, with their brand of ‘stir fried’ alcoholic ice cream (pictured together left and right) 

Scott Burgress caused a stir in North Devon and London alongside his partner Harry Simpson, 24, with their brand of ‘stir fried’ alcoholic ice cream. 

The duo met  when they were 16, selling ice cream at a beachside hotel in Devon and quickly became firm friends. 

They went on set up the ice cream business in 2018  after watching the rolled ice cream trend boom on Instagram.

They saw enormous potential for the ‘vibrant atmosphere’ of Croyde and went in search of a location to set up their shop. 

Scott told the North Devon Gazette last year: ‘The team at The Stores in Croyde were incredibly supportive of our ambition, and allowed a pitch for a pop-up during the summer.’  

The company had a pop-up at London's Tower Bridge last summer and went viral with it's Jägerbomb ice cream

The company had a pop-up at London’s Tower Bridge last summer and went viral with it’s Jägerbomb ice cream

In 2019, their successful Little Spoon Ice Cream Co underwent a rebrand to become the Good Times Roll. 

It expanded into a pop up shop at Tower Bridge in London and now has 35 people involved.

Scott said: ‘After the first summer’s trade, we were keen to take our ambition to a wider audience, so we set off in search for the perfect location to showcase our ice cream experience.’

The technique involves making the ice cream on the spot with fresh ingredients on a plate that is minus 20 degrees Celsius and using paddles to dice up the ingredients as they freeze.   

The pair went viral with their Jägerbomb ice cream  made with a combination of Jägermeister and Red Bull rolled together, and paired with a cheeky shot.

According to The Hustle Daily, the business cost £52k to launch and its current annual revenue is £900k.  

He quickly raced through several other questions and quickly reached the £32,000 total. 

But he turned down the option to set his safety net at each total, and insisted he was planning to keep the option for later in the game.

His time in the chair ran out just as he reached the £64,000 question, with the heart throb set to return to screens tonight. 

Many viewers took to Twitter to gush over the contestant, with one commenting: ‘Scott has really nice cheekbones. Just an observation.’

The 25-year-old appeared relaxed on the programme as he raced to the £64,000 question using just one of his lifelines

The 25-year-old appeared relaxed on the programme as he raced to the £64,000 question using just one of his lifelines 

Another added: ‘Wow Scott is only 25 and he has had a brilliant life by doing a lot of achievements.’

‘Sorry Scott I didn’t mean to call you a tit,’ a third commented. ‘You are a beautiful man.’ 

Scott’s performance comes amid a week in which producers have teased Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? viewers will see a UK contestant win the jackpot.

It is unknown if Scott, who will return to the programme tonight, is the mystery contestant who bags themselves the £1,000,000 jackpot

It is unknown if Scott, who will return to the programme tonight, is the mystery contestant who bags themselves the £1,000,000 jackpot 

The currently unnamed contestant answered all 15 questions correctly to become the show’s sixth champion and the first in 14 years. 

Host Jeremy Clarkson said he was ‘in awe’ and believed them to be the best entrant in the programme’s history.

In all, five contestants have previously won the £1m prize on the UK version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? 

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Answers

1. Fastest finger first

Put these old nautical terms into alphabetical order

A) Scuttlebutt, C) shrimper, D) Spankle-mast, B) Stowaway

2. Sneezing 

3. Chopsticks 

4. X and Y 

5. Connect 4 

6. Joanna Lumley 

7. Floor

 8. Mohs scale 

9. Inter Miami 

10.  Quaver

11. Lake Titicaca 





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