But Rachel Riley, the beautiful co-presenter of Countdown, had nowhere to hide this morning when the crew of the Channel 4 show aimed a blatant jibe at the United supporting 28 year-old.
By Stuart Hynd – @supers0nic_
Riley has seen her popularity rise to exceptional levels since she replaced former co-presenter Carol Vorderman in 2008.
But the former Oxford University maths student was left seething after the crew hijacked her letters board, writing “Blue Moon” – a clear reference to United’s cross-city rivals.
A frustrated Riley posted a picture of the sign via her official Twitter account:
— Rachel Riley (@RachelRileyRR) March 26, 2014
Not that the Countdown staff felt any sympathy for Riley, as they went one step further in hanging a City scarf from the board:
— Countdown (@C4Countdown) March 26, 2014
Riley is a well-known supporter of the Old Trafford club and was famously commemorated on her 1000th episode of Countdown by Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, who presented her with a personalised Red Devils shirt: