According to Matilda Ramsay, the man her father is on the screen, the tyrant and star chef is a completely different person off the screen.
The youngest daughter, Matilda promises that Gordon Ramsay, who will not stop swearing on screen does not swear at home. All the shows starring the 50-year-old star are colored with swear words and outbursts in fury at chefs and other staff in the restaurant.
But, the 17-year-old Matilda, or Tilly for close ones, says that his language is kept clean when he is at home.
Tilly, as she is often referred to, has her own show at CBBC ‘Matilda and The Ramsay Bunch. It was filmed in Los Angeles. She now has written; with the intent of inspiring young people to learn how to cook; her first cookbook.
Speaking to Waitrose Weekend magazine she said: ‘While my dad can be harsh, it is with good reason. He has helped loads of people in Kitchen Nightmares. He gets angry, but they are better because of it.’
She reveals that his foul language is curbed around his children, ‘I never heard him swear at home.’ She said.
‘He is a strict teacher on telly. I find it funny watching him because he is so different at home. He is just an ordinary dad.’
Tilly says that she began her own career in the kitchen as a ploy to get noticed. ‘As the youngest in a family of six, you have to really shout to be seen,’ she said.
She started to cook instead of shouting. It was, after all, easier to get noticed for a tasty dinner than jumping all over while making noise.’
Gordon Ramsay reportedly earns as much as Beyonce and yet he recently shocked the world of showbiz by claiming that he would not pass his fortune to his four children. It is, therefore, a good thing Tilly paves a career for herself.
While being interviewed by the Telegraph, Gordon said that money was never at any time his top priority which is why he would not raise his kids that way.
‘Not to be mean but the fortune is not going to them. I don’t want to spoil them,’ he said.
Their kids – Megan,18, Holly and Jack, 17, and Matilda, 15, will, apparently, only get a 25% deposit on a flat. He would not buy the whole property and this is an agreement he has with his wife Tana.
In fact, even on holiday, his children don’t get luxury treatment. Their dad does not let them sit with adults in first class because ‘they have not worked nearly hard enough to afford it.’