Richard Madeley mocked for ‘pumpkin’ fake tan fail following Good Morning Britain

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by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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Richard Madeley has suffered a fake tan fail

Richard Madeley has stepped in for Piers Morgan during his Easter holiday but he's unfortunately suffered a major 'fake' tan fail on Good Morning Britain.

Bless him.

Unlike the rest of us who would drink our embarrassment away or delete all photographic evidence from social media, Richard was on live television and it's safe to say viewers were all too eager to air their views.

Check out: Can you remember when all these celebrities suffered a fake tan fail?


CLOSER celebrity fake tan fails stacked

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Katie Price

We will forever love this picture, purely because Katie Price posted it on Twitter and wrote alongside it: "Lol haha I've put @laurengoodger fake tan on I hope it washes off lighter haha I look like I've been in mud haha."

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Lauren Goodger

Former TOWIE star Lauren Goodger stepped out in London and unfortunately suffered a fake tan fail. Her face was several shades lighter than the rest of her body. She still rocked it though.

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Chloe Ferry

Geordie Shore's Chloe Ferry looks gorgeous in this photo but we can't help but notice her awkward fake tan fail - her face and the rest of her body are slight different tones.

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Gaz Beadle and Scotty T

Throwback to when these two were on Geordie Shore full time, ey? Gaz has since had a baby and left the show and Scotty T pops in every now and then... Anyways, we couldn't forget these two and their err, tans.

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Martina Big

Martina Big shocked the nation back in 2017 when she appeared on This Morning with viewers labelling her tan as 'inappropriate'. She's since gone on to claim that she identifies as a black woman.

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Rylan Clark

Rylan Clark suffered a fake tan fail on This Morning and pointed it out on the ITV show after one of his followers tweeted him about it. At least he saw the funny side of things.

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Claudia Winkleman

Claudia Winkleman left people stunned when she appeared on the red carpet at the BAFTA looking slightly (?) tangoed. Her dress is fab though.

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Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan has suffered a few fake tan fails, so much so, we're pretty sure she's not even bothered by them anymore.

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Donald Trump

Despite years of speculation surrounding the President of the United States' tan, the White House have claimed it's all down to "good genes".

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We can safely say Valentino went slightly OTT with the fake tan. He love that he's still confident enough to pose for a photo. Confidence level = goals.

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Selena Gomez

Whenever we think of the Met Gala we'll also remember Selena Gomez's fake tan fail back in 2018. After her fans questioned her tan, she responded in the best way ever - posting a photo of herself running away in her dress. She alongside the video: ""Me when I saw my pictures from MET ud83eudd37ud83cudffd‍♀ufe0f"

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Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera paid an incredible tribute to Etta James at her funeral. Despite the amazing performance, a lot of people couldn't take their eyes off her fake tan streaks on her legs...

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Gemma Collins

TOWIE's Gemma Collins posted her epic fake tan fail on Twitter and wrote alongside the snap: "Friday night tanned and ready to parddyyyy have fun tweeps xxx tan blonde pink lips xxx"

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Chrissy Teigen

John Legend's wife Chrissy Teigen poked fun at her tan in this picture on Instagram. The picture was taken back in 2008 at the Grammys and we can safely say she's learned from that mistake.

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Kim Kardashian-West

We're pretty sure Kim Kardashian-West wore this VERY revealing dress to distract everyone from her orange tan. Luckily our eagle-eyes are still open and noticed it.

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande is another celeb who appears to have put on too much fake tan. She still looks gorgeous though and this hairstyle - it's a yes from us.

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Victoria Beckham

During Milan Fashion Week, Victoria Beckham was out and about but unfortunately she missed her feet when applying the fake tan. At least this photo has proved she's just like us regular folks.

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Holly Willoughby

After a holiday to the Maldives over the Easter break, Holly Willoughby was slated by fans who branded her an 'Oompah Lompah' as a result of her tan.

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One person tweeted: "If you are going to put that much fake tan on Richard at least make sure they do your ears, neck and hands to the same level 😂😂."

Another commented: "Please remind me where not to go for my spray tan Richard Madeley. You look totally ridiculous #gmb #orange"

Someone else said: "Over done the tan a bit haven’t we Richard, looks a bit silly"

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A fourth wrote: "@GMB Please cut back on Richard's fake tan, it's not attractive, looks ridiculous and doesn't match his ears or his hands!"

One more joked: "Did Richard get stuck in the spray tan machine, like Ross from Friends?"

Richard's tan got every talking so much so, he was trending on Twitter.

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The GMB host was quick to deny using fake tan and instead revealed he's recently been on holiday. He explained: "I was in the south of France for two weeks - came back a few days ago - but I agree with everyone it's looking a bit orange today.

"It can only be makeup but there is a tan underneath. Sorry everybody that it's a bit pumpkin-like."

We've all been there Rich, maybe not trending on Twitter but we've suffered makeup mishaps and wardrobe malfunctions countless of times.

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In more GMB news, it's recently come to light that TOWIE's James Argent has bagged himself a new role on the ITV news programme.

Earlier this week, viewers saw him behind the scenes, following the script and shadowing Richard Arnold while he presented the entertainment slot.

Arg is set to follow in the footsteps of Love Island's Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies and become a showbiz reporter on Easter Monday.

Go Arg!

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