Childhood is a beautiful thing. Life's short, zipping ode to carefree hope and blissful innocence. Pure, unsullied and simple.
But you know what’s even more beautiful? Watching Gordon Ramsay crush a child’s dreams in the palm of his hand before a TV audience of millions.
If you’ve ever watched MasterChef Junior, you’ll know that the Scotsman goes a little easier on the kiddy chefs than their adult counterparts (he tries really hard not to call them “useless cunts”, for example).
But occasionally - when the heat of kitchen creeps a little too far under the flaps of his forehead - Gordon lets loose on a wide-eyed youngster.
And it’s brilliant. Life-affirming, even. So, just in case you’re in need of a little Friday feeling, here’s GR putting the boot into actual children:
Oooooh that was good wasn’t it? As a little dessert, take these totally-fake-but-we-so-wish-they-weren't videos of Gordon lambasting roomfuls of crying kids: