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Why Is It
Cake? Fans
Think One
Contestant
'Cheated'

By JUSTINA HUDDLESTON

On the first episode of Netflix’s “Is It Cake?,” contestant Jonny Manganello garnished a plate of real tacos with cake cherry tomatoes to fool the judges into thinking his cake tacos were genuine instead. Although Manganello received no reprimand, fans think he cheated.

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Many fans on Twitter reacted negatively to Manganello’s move, with one user alleging “Jonny cheated by putting his fake tomatoes into the [tacos]." Another person also asked, “Why didn’t anyone [on the show] say anything?”

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As it turns out, the camera people, producers, and editors of the show had seen Manganello’s trick. Since everyone in the production team decided Manganello’s action was not a serious infraction, it shows that technically he was not cheating, irrespective of how some fans feel.

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