‘It was causing problems’: Gino D’Acampo QUITS ITV’s Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip after three series in row over ‘complicated’ contracts
Gino D’Acampo has revealed he has quit his popular ITV show Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip after three series.
The chef, 46, revealed in a lengthy Instagram post on Sunday that he leaving due to a row over contacts.
The show saw the Italian TV favourite travel the globe with fellow foodies Gordon Ramsay and Fred Sirieix as they explore the local cuisine.
Gino said that his friendship with his exit has nothing to do with his former who’s ‘strong friendships’ mean more to him than arguments over contracts.
Telling his followers: ‘Last week I decided not to film any more Gordon, Gino and Fred Road trips. The reason is very simple – nothing to do with Gordon or Fred, the friendship is very strong’.
Quit: Gino D’Acampo has revealed he has quit his popular ITV show Gordon, Gino and Fred: Road Trip
Travels: The show saw the Italian TV favourite (left) travel the globe with fellow foodies Gordon Ramsay (centre) and Fred Sirieix (right) as they explore the local cuisine
He continued: ‘It’s just because we can’t get the dates together and sometimes when we do get the dates together sometimes they get changed and it causes a lot of problems for me because I have other stuff that I have to do’.
‘Personal problems as well because when I have to change things with my family it is very complicated and also because contracts’.
‘Because contracts start to become very complicated and very stressful, I personally value the friendship with Gordon and Fred so much that I would rather the friendship than arguments with the contract’.
‘So I have decided not to do it anymore because I want to be friends with the boys for many, many years ahead.’
The popular show first aired in 2018 with the trio travelling France and Italy, before heading to America in 2020 followed two years later by a trip to Greece.
The series has also spawned three Christmas specials.