Scared Of The Dark viewers praised Chris McCausland for handling the outspoken Chris Eubank on Monday’s show.
The comedian, 45, kept his cool when dealing with the boxer declaring himself ‘superior’ to his other contestants in a bizarre outburst.
However, the blind comedian was not intimidated by the boxer’s behavior, with viewers at home taking to Twitter to celebrate.
One of them wrote: ‘Chris McCausland should win this, his calm demeanor made Chris Eubank look even more like an asshole’.
With a second statement: ‘Chris McCausland liquidates Chris Eubank gives me life’.
Sober: Scared Of The Dark viewers praised Chris McCausland for handling outspoken Chris Eubank on Monday’s show
Not happy: The comedian kept his cool when dealing with the boxer who was labeled ‘crazy’ by fans following his bizarre outbursts on the show
Outburst: The blind comedian (left) was not intimidated by the boxer’s behavior (right), as viewers at home took to Twitter to celebrate
And a third wrote: ‘Chris Eubank’s arrogance. I like the other Chris’ though.
“Chris McCausland tries to find the real Chris Eubank but is met by defense after defense.. Brave” wrote another.
Fans were shocked by the boxer’s strange outbursts and made their feelings clear: “I’ve never been a fan of Chris Eubank and certainly not now. He’s so patronizing.”
Chris Eubank needs to stop talking. He is now even hated by a new generation,” said another.
During the episode, McCausland took Eubank aside by saying, “I wish you would stop telling people how to behave and not be themselves, these are people being themselves… you’re trampling on their spontaneity and they need to be themselves. are.”
As former Love Island contestant Chloe Burrows – who managed to alienate Eubank within minutes of meeting – listened in, the boxer seemed to lose his temper after claiming that the group often acted like “kids.”
“There’s a great saying,” he warns the comic. ‘It goes like this; less said, easier to recover. I don’t want to have to correct the things I say to you, so don’t test me.’
After upsetting everyone with his comments, the excited former boxer tells the group, “Be yourself, but be a bigger superstar than me!” That’s your goal!’
Viewers: One wrote, ‘Chris McCausland should win this, his calm demeanor made Chris Eubank look even more like an asshole’
The outburst caused another dismayed grimace from Burrows, as McCausland struggles to contain his amusement, having apparently upset Eubank.
“I don’t mind telling him,” he later admitted on camera. “I mean, he’s not going to knock me out, is he? I’m the only one helping him get around – he’d be crazy without me!’.
Elsewhere, viewers stood baffled throughout the episode as they wondered why Chris Eubank was wearing his glasses.
The Channel 4 show sees a host of famous faces living in complete darkness for eight days.
But while none of the show’s stars can see as they live in pitch darkness, the former professional boxer has worn his glasses for most of his time on the show so far.
During Monday’s show, confused viewers took to Twitter to ask why he was wearing his glasses, with one person writing, “Anyone else watching #ScaredOfTheDark who doesn’t know why Chris Eubank has glasses on?” Aside from the fact that he’s crazy?’
Slash out: “There’s a great saying,” Eubank warns the comic. ‘It goes like this; less said, easier to recover. I don’t want to have to correct the things I say to you, so don’t test me’
Not Impressed: Viewers were not impressed with the boxer’s demeanor
While someone else shared, “I love how Eubank thinks wearing glasses makes him look more intelligent…in the pitch dark.”
Another person wrote, “Why does Chris Eubank wear glasses in pitch darkness?”
And another person posted, “If it’s all dark, why is Chris Eubank wearing his glasses?”
“Why does Chris Eubank wear his glasses in the dark,” another viewer asked.
While someone else posted, “If they can’t see why is Chris wearing glasses?”
It comes as Chris broke down in tears over the death of his son Sebastian during an emotional moment.
Sebastian, the third eldest of Chris’ five children, tragically passed away from a heart attack caused by an undiagnosed heart condition while swimming, just a week short of his 30th birthday in 2021.
‘Eye spy’?: Elsewhere, viewers were baffled during the episode as they wondered why Chris Eubank wore his glasses
Curious: During Monday’s show, confused viewers took to Twitter asking why he wore his glasses
During the episode, comedian Chris McCausland, 45, asked sportsman Chris about the loss and if it was recent.
The boxer replied, “It will always be recent.”
He got emotional and added, “He was everything. He was me. Poet, philosopher, lover, protector, a man of love. He was me.
“Things he did, he was magnificent. My son was, is and always will be a source of inspiration.’
Chris said to the camera, “Your son… they never, ever leave you. They are always with you. Always.
“My son Sebastian is much more than I could ever explain to you.
“The tragedy of losing a son who is 29, imagine crying so hard and being thankful months later that you cried so hard for your son. It wasn’t one tear, it was an ocean.’
When Sebastian passed away in 2021, Chris wrote a heartfelt tribute on social media, telling his fans, “Never did I ever think I would write these words or experience the feeling I have now at the loss of my son.
“My family and I are devastated to learn that Sebastian passed away just days before his 30th birthday.
Sebastian grew up in Hove, England, but in recent years has made his life in Dubai, where he had a wide circle of friends and was a leader in the adoption of healthy lifestyles and alternative therapies.
Emotional: It comes as Chris burst into tears over the death of his son Sebastian during an emotional moment
Family: Chris with two of his sons – Sebastian, left, the third eldest of his five children, and Chris Junior
Sebastian was not only a personal trainer and boxer, but also a deep thinker who liked to challenge the prevailing wisdom.
“He was loved and respected by all who knew him and will forever be in the thoughts of friends and family.”
Sebastian was also a boxer and lived with his wife Salma Abdelati, 42, and son Raheem, who was born 32 days before his father’s death, in the United Arab Emirates.
Salma said she hopes Raheem, now two, becomes a heart surgeon in memory of his father who was named the Alka Lion and fought in two professional fights and won both.
After his son’s death, Chris told Good Morning Britain: ‘I can’t tell you how proud I am of this man. He was my son and I loved him.
“Every moment we spent together was my favorite, but there were so many moments I missed when we weren’t together.”
Descendants: Sebastian, father of one child, lived in Dubai with his wife Salma and son Raheem. Called the Alka Lion, he fought in two professional fights and won both
Heartbreaking: Viewers at home were in tears over the emotional moment and took to Twitter to express their grief
Salma said she wanted her son to be a surgeon, adding: ‘If he takes up athletics as a side job I wouldn’t mind. For me he must have a profession that helps people.’
The 42-year-old, who lost her father shortly after her husband, added: ‘Seb was so proud of his father and felt very close to him. It was a deep and spiritual relationship. I see many similarities in that.’
Salma, who is originally from Sudan but grew up in Britain, said it was comforting to hear boxing legend Chris tell her son, “You’re amazing” – and she believed that Sebastian, whom she described as “pure”, wish I did. be happy and move on.’
Scared of the Dark continues on Channel 4 on Tuesday at 9pm.