MERSEYSIDE-BORN Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood has signed up to star in the American version of the hit show.
Paul, who grew up in Wallasey, will join American chef Marcela Valladolid to judge The American Baking Competition.
The show will start on May 29.
The TV baker announced the news on Twitter last night.
He told followers: “No, I'm not leaving the UK bake-off, but the American version will be fascinating for me, don't know how they'll cope with me mind!”