Anne Hegerty to tackle topless Geordie in pub quiz after fans said he looked like her

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ANNE Hegerty has accepted a quiz challenge from the shirtless Newcastle United fan she was recently mistaken for.

The Chaser replied to a tweet from landlord and footy fan Lee Robinson asking who’d be up for watching him take on the famous quizzer at The Phoenix Tap in Whitley Bay.

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Anne Hegerty has accepted a quiz challenge from the shirtless Newcastle United fan she was mistaken for[/caption]

Never one to shy away from a contest, Anne replied: “Well, bearing in mind that I’m in panto in Middlesbrough at Christmas – contact my agent!”

Chuffed Lee wrote: “Brilliant… Thanks Anne. Will do and thanks for being such a good sport 👍.”

Anne had a string of brilliant comebacks when she was compared to the passionate Magpies fan online, insisting: “My t*ts are bigger than that.”

The 60-year-old genius was cruelly asked if she was the moob-baring Geordie pictured on Twitter – but left fans in hysterics by making light of the situation.

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Anne Hegerty told fans: ‘I would just like to confirm that this is NOT me’[/caption]

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The man appeared in a tweet being shared from the Newcastle game[/caption]

Twitter users shared pictures of Lee, who was celebrating Newcastle’s win over Leicester City, writing: “Is that Anne Hegerty from The Chase?”

When the pictures came to the I’m A Celeb star‘s attention, she tweeted: “I would just like to confirm that this is NOT me … 🤣

And when another follower asked her to prove it, she replied simply: “My t*ts are bigger than that.”

Another fan wailed: “I can’t unsee this” but quick as a flash, Anne hit back: “YOU can’t unsee it? How do you think I feel? 😂

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She insisted it wasn’t her in the stands at the King Power Stadium[/caption]

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Anne Hegerty is famous for her role as brainbox the Governess on The Chase[/caption]


Her good-natured responses were liked by thousands of fans on Twitter, with one telling her: “This is why you’re my favourite Chaser Anne ❤😂

One Newcastle supporter added: “That is hilarious that Anne. The toon loves you x.”

Another told her: “Anne, I salute you – epic response.”

Countless others shared an animated GIF of The Chase host Bradley Walsh in hysterics, writing: “Fantastic banter 👏🏻👏🏻.”

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