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Tipping Point fans think host Ben Shepherd has soft spot for contestant Gemma

Tipping Point fans tried their hands at playing cupid today – matching contestant Gemma with hunky happily married TV host Ben Shephard.

Viewers of the hit ITV game show took to social media claiming they thought Ben and Gemma had a soft spot for each other.

Rocking a leopard print dress, the blonde Welsh hopeful tried to answer as many questions as possible to add money to her prize pot.

However, awkwardly things didn't quite go to plan.

Despite correctly answering a string of questions correctly, Gemma became unstuck when Ben asked her who the President of the United States was before Barack Obama.

Confused, Gemma plumped for Clinton, forgetting that it was George W Bush who was in the White House before Obama.

As the show went on, some viewers thought that Ben and Gemma were flirting.

Taking to Twitter, one fan wrote: "Ben's BP will be up if Gemma gets a few counters over."

A second added: "Did Ben just nudge the machine for Gemma? #tippingpoint"

Referencing her animal print outfit, a third tweeted: "Oh dear, Gemma is disappointed, she was hoping to get her claws into Be

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"See what I did there? #Tippingpoint."

After she failed to reach the final, a fifth continued: "Bye Gemma, Ben sorely disappointed #tippingpoint."

With Gemma out of the game, it was left to Nicci and Lee to battle it out for a place in the final.

The contestants were neck and neck for the majority of the game before Nicci made it through to the final with £2050.

In comparison, Lee only managed £1600 thought did win special family day out as part of his mystery prize.

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