Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White says he will quit TV once the current series of Hell's Kitchenhas been completed. [ALL]
Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White says he will quit TV once the current series of Hell's Kitchenhas been completed.

The outspoken chef told the News of the Worldthat he only agreed to take part in the ITV1 show so his children could see him perform in the kitchen.

'I'm never going to do TV again after this series,' he said. 'There's no reason for me to. This is it.'

The chef, who famously handed back his three Michelin stars in 1999, also attacked show reject Lee Ryan with whom he had a row last week.

During the disagreement Ryan said the chef had no right to call him a 'pikey' after Ryan had called him a 'twat'.

Responding to the row, the chef said: 'What he's saying is that it's fine to use the f-word, fine to call someone a 'twat' and fine to be confrontational,' he said.

'Anyway, when I said 'pikey', Lee was smiling and laughing.'

Hell's Kitchenhas previously been fronted by chefs Gordon Ramsay, Gary Rhodes and Jean-Christophe Novelli.