Masterchef is known to push it’s contestant over their limits. However, it appears this time they may have pushed things a little too far.

TMZ reports that “MasterChef” contestant Mary Jayne alleged she toiled away in the kitchen to shoot an episode the same day she suffered a stroke. She claims that her calls for help were ignored, and she was pressured to keep filming.

Now, Mary is the suing three production companies behind the reality competition series, claiming they ignored her when she suffered a stroke on the morning of March 10. She alleged that she told producers prior to filming that she didn’t think she could film that day, but they insisted she completed a baking challenge that resulted in a grueling 14-hour day.

In the court documents, Mary claimed she told the show’s medic she was in trouble as soon as she got to set. Mary also said she kept complaining to producers and medics throughout the day, and her injuries which include sagging on the left side of her body were clear to hair-and-makeup artists and fellow competitors.

According to the docs, Mary also alleges that she was only taken to the hospital when one of her fellow competitors insisted that Jayne be taken to the hospital. Although, the suit doesn’t mention what kind of treatment she got.

The suit alleges that the producers’ actions which prevented her from getting medical attention worsened the stroke and lead to more damage. Keep a lookout on Thirsty for more updates.

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Shubham Banerjee

Shubham Banerjee is a computer science student with a passion for technology, gadgets and coding. He writes for Thirsty for News, sharing his love for information and learning. In his free time, he enjoys photography, music, and football. Though, he is a fan of Barcelona, but he is disappointed with their recent performance.

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