Peter Andre CRINGES as he admits to not knowing who Sir David Jason is

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Peter Andre was left mortified when he watched an unearthed clip of himself being interviewed on the red carpet at an awards ceremony in the 90s. 

The star, 48, who launched a successful pop career in the early 1990s in Australia, before returning to his hometown of London just a few years later, could be seen being interviewed and asked about Sir David Jason – leading to a gaffe.  

In the video shared on Friday, Peter confesses he ‘doesn’t know much about’ the Only Fools And Horses icon – leading to the modern day Peter defending himself by saying: ‘To be fair I’d only just moved from OZ. 

Speechless: Peter Andre was left mortified when he watched an unearthed clip of himself being interviewed on the red carpet at an awards ceremony in the 90s.

Speechless: Peter Andre was left mortified when he watched an unearthed clip of himself being interviewed on the red carpet at an awards ceremony in the 90s.

Not familiar at all! Completely lost for words, Peter admitted he knew nothing about the actor. 'Well, am I going to be bad if I tell you I don't know too much about David Jason?' he admitted on camera. Pictured: Sir David Jason in 2019

Not familiar at all! Completely lost for words, Peter admitted he knew nothing about the actor. ‘Well, am I going to be bad if I tell you I don’t know too much about David Jason?’ he admitted on camera. Pictured: Sir David Jason in 2019

Peter shared the clip with his fans and penned an accompanying caption reading: ‘Cringe Alert. When you act like you know something about David Jason, but actually you know nothing about him…

‘How the hell could I not know? To be fair I’d only just moved from Oz,’ he continued, alongside the hashtags ‘David Jason is a legend’ and ‘cringe’.

On the red carpet at a TV awards ceremony in the 1990s, a dapper Peter was asked by a journalist what he thought of Sir David Jason as an actor, with the Only Fools and Horses legend up for four awards.

Awkward: On the red carpet at a TV awards ceremony in the 1990s, a dapper Peter was asked by a journalist what he thought of Sir David Jason as an actor, with the Only Fools and Horses legend up for four awards

Awkward: On the red carpet at a TV awards ceremony in the 1990s, a dapper Peter was asked by a journalist what he thought of Sir David Jason as an actor, with the Only Fools and Horses legend up for four awards 

Completely lost for words, Peter admitted he knew nothing about the actor.

‘Well, am I going to be bad if I tell you I don’t know too much about David Jason?’ he admitted on camera. 

When the journalist mentioned Only Fools and Horses, in which Sir David played wheeler dealer Del Boy, Peter quipped: ‘Yeah I know that. I know who he is, but I don’t know too much about him.’  

On the spot: When the journalist mentioned Only Fools and Horses, for which Sir David played wheeler dealer Del Boy, Peter quipped, 'Yeah I know that. I know who he is, but I don't know too much about him.' He added that he hopes 'he has a lot of success with what he's doing'

On the spot: When the journalist mentioned Only Fools and Horses, for which Sir David played wheeler dealer Del Boy, Peter quipped, ‘Yeah I know that. I know who he is, but I don’t know too much about him.’ He added that he hopes ‘he has a lot of success with what he’s doing’ 

He hilariously added that he hopes ‘he has a lot of success with what he’s doing’. 

Born in London, Peter relocated to Sydney with his family at age six. By age nine, they had settled on the Gold Coast.

He launched his pop career Down Under in the 1990s, and quickly became known for going shirtless in his music videos. 

Since returning home to the UK, Peter has become a popular television personality.  

Famous ex-wife: Peter returned to the UK in the mid 1990s after launching a pop career in Australia. Pictured with ex-wife and glamour model Katie Price, and her son Harvey from her relationship with Dwight Yorke, in 2004

Famous ex-wife: Peter returned to the UK in the mid 1990s after launching a pop career in Australia. Pictured with ex-wife and glamour model Katie Price, and her son Harvey from her relationship with Dwight Yorke, in 2004

His disagreements with ex-wife and glamour model Katie Price, 43, are often aired in the press, since the couple called time on their five-year marriage in 2009. 

The pair welcomed two children, son Junior, 15, and daughter Princess Tiaamii, 13.  Peter also took on a stepfather role to Katie’s son Harvey, 19, from her relationship with Dwight Yorke. 

Peter found love again with doctor Emily MacDonagh, tying the knot in 2015. The couple share two children, daughter Amelia, seven, and son Theodore, four. 

Moving on: Peter and Katie called time on their five-year marriage in 2009. He found love again with doctor Emily MacDonagh (pictured), tying the knot in 2015

Moving on: Peter and Katie called time on their five-year marriage in 2009. He found love again with doctor Emily MacDonagh (pictured), tying the knot in 2015 

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