Celebrity MasterChef: Tommy Little was fooled into revealing that he had joined the cast

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“You fell for it!” Brendan Fevola cheats on Tommy Little by revealing he’s joined the cast of Celebrity MasterChef – while the comedian hangs on him

Radio host Brendan Fevola has tricked comedian Tommy Little into admitting that he is joining the cast of the upcoming season of Celebrity MasterChef.

The Fox 101.9 breakfast host, 40, elicited the funny man’s surprising confession, 36, during his Fifi, Fev and Nick show on Thursday morning.

Realizing he’d been cheated on, the interview ended with Tommy host pretending to have technical issues with his phone before hanging up abruptly.

Brendan Fevola seen here on his breakfast radio show

Have him! Brendan Fevola [R] Tommy Little cheated [L] to admit that he is joining the cast of the upcoming Celebrity MasterChef

The ruse began when the former AFL star told The Project host that he would be joining the cast of Celebrity MasterChef.

“I announced today,” Brendan lied. “We announced that at seven this morning.”

‘The only reason I did it is because I saw your name there [as a contestant]. So we’ll compete, brother. ‘

Hook, line and sinker: The Fox 101.9 breakfast radio host, 40, elicited the startling confession of the comedian, 46, during his Fifi, Fev and Nick show on Thursday morning.  Pictured LR: Fevola, Fifi Box and former co-host Byron Cooke

Hook, line and sinker: The Fox 101.9 breakfast radio host, 40, elicited the startling confession of the comedian, 46, during his Fifi, Fev and Nick show on Thursday morning. Pictured LR: Fevola, Fifi Box and former co-host Byron Cooke

A cautious Tommy replied, “I’ve been told I’m not allowed to talk about it yet. Did you really announce it this morning? ‘

“Yes, at seven,” Brendan said.

Apparently convinced, the stand-up strip took the bait, boasting: ‘Obviously I’m going to win when I’m up against you. That’s fine!’

Back-pedal: Realizing he had been duped, the interview ended with the Carrie & Tommy host pretending to have technical issues with his phone before hanging up abruptly.  Pictured with Carrie Bickmore [R]

Back-pedal: Realizing he had been duped, the interview ended with the Carrie & Tommy host pretending to have technical issues with his phone before hanging up abruptly. Pictured with Carrie Bickmore [R]

Brendan’s co-host Fifi Box finally came up and said, “Could I please jump in here? Please please please. ‘

“Tommy, he’s kidding, he’s not on it! He made no announcement. Fev is not on Celebrity MasterChef, ‘the 44-year-old added.

A shocked Tommy exclaimed, “Oh my god. Are we alive? ‘

Coming soon: Channel Ten confirmed in an Instagram post on Tuesday that they are reviving the 2009 celebrity format: 'Get ready ... Celebrity MasterChef is coming'

Coming soon: Channel Ten confirmed in an Instagram post on Tuesday that they are reviving the 2009 celebrity format: ‘Get ready … Celebrity MasterChef is coming’

‘We’re live! And he set you up, and you fell in it! Fifi replied.

It was then that Tommy tried to break away from the conversation by saying to the hosts, ‘Guys … there’s static electricity in the elevator. Oh no, I have to go. ‘

He hung up while Fifi, Fev and co-anchor Nick Cody all laughed.

“Fev, what did you just do?” Fifi scolded. “He probably broke a contract because of you.”

Familiar faces: MasterChef reviews Andy Allen, Melissa Leong, and Jock Zonfrillo, according to New Idea [pictured L-R] would still stand for the Celebrity version

Familiar faces: MasterChef reviews Andy Allen, Melissa Leong, and Jock Zonfrillo, according to New Idea [pictured L-R] would still stand for the Celebrity version

Channel 10 confirmed in an Instagram post on Tuesday that it is reviving the 2009 celebrity format, writing, ‘Get ready … Celebrity MasterChef is coming.’

Following the announcement, Judge Jock Zonfrillo revealed that a ‘sports star, famous actor and Australian icon’ joined the cast.

‘Can’t WAIT for this !! Coming very soon, ‘he added.

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