University Challenge captain accused of 'patronising' teammates

University Challenge Imperial captain is slammed for ‘ignoring and patronisinghis teammateswith viewers branding the tension ‘excruciatingto watch

  • Imperial College London captain Michael Mays faced backlash on social media
  • Viewers accused Mays and Gilbert Jackson of ‘completely ignoring’ 队友
  • PhD student Mays slammed for ‘appallingattitude towards teammate Sheriff
  • University Challenge viewers have branded last night’s episode ‘excruciatingto watch due to the ‘uncomfortabletension between the students of Imperial College 伦敦.

    Imperial captain Michael Mays faced backlash on social media following yesterday’s quarter final, which saw the team beat King’s College London with a huge 235 指着 50.

    Viewers accused Mays and fellow student Gilbert Jackson of ‘completely ignoringtheir teammates Max Zeng and Fatima Sheriff, with one branding the BBC2 programme a ‘bad showfor the university.

    Team captain Mays, a PhD student, was also slammed for his ‘appalling attitudetowards science communication student Sheriff when she tried to help out with a question.








    University Challenge viewers accused Imperial students Michael Mays and Gilbert Jackson of 'completely ignoring' their teammates Max Zeng and Fatima Sheriff

    University Challenge viewers accused Imperial students Michael Mays and Gilbert Jackson of ‘completely ignoringtheir teammates Max Zeng and Fatima Sheriff

    Viewers claimed Hays and Jackson were dismissing their teammates, preferring to collaborate only with each other, before giving their answers to host Jeremy Paxman

    Viewers claimed Hays and Jackson were dismissing their teammates, preferring to collaborate only with each other, before giving their answers to host Jeremy Paxman

    ‘Why are Mays and Jackson of Imperial completely ignoring their teammates. At least please make eye contact when your teammates are speaking. Very rude and uncomfortable to watch’, 写了一位观众.

    ‘Absolutely excruciating watching Mays ignore Sheriff and Zeng on University Challenge’, 写了另一个.

    三分之一说: ‘If Mays went on Mastermind his specialist subject would be Jackson’s eyes #universitychallenge.

    '为了 10 Points, name the medical condition that prevents you from looking right’ #universitychallenge

    Viewers accused captain Michael Mays and fellow student Gilbert Jackson of 'completely ignoring' their teammates Max Zeng and Fatima Sheriff, with one branding the BBC2 programme a 'bad show' for the university

    Viewers accused captain Michael Mays and fellow student Gilbert Jackson of ‘completely ignoringtheir teammates Max Zeng and Fatima Sheriff, with one branding the BBC2 programme a ‘bad showfor the university

    Viewers claimed Hays and Jackson were dismissing their teammates, preferring to collaborate only with each other, before giving their answers to host Jeremy Paxman.

    Hays was also accused of ‘patronisingSheriff, in one instance brushing away her attempts to help after Paxman asked: ‘What unit is equivalent to 100 square meters?’

    The host specified he was looking for a three letter word, however after Sheriff, who misheard the question, suggested they were looking for a three word phrase, the captain became visibly frustrated before telling her: ‘There would never be a unit that’s like three words.

    Mays, a PhD student, was also slammed for his 'appalling attitude' towards science communication student Sheriff when she tried to help out with a question

    Mays, a PhD student, was also slammed for his ‘appalling attitudetowards science communication student Sheriff when she tried to help out with a question

    The captain of Birmingham 's University Challenge team faced an onslaught of online criticism on after appearing to ignore the only female member of his team during last week's episode

    The captain of Birmingham ‘s University Challenge team faced an onslaught of online criticism on after appearing to ignore the only female member of his team during last week’s episode

    The tension comes after the captain of Birmingham ‘s University Challenge team faced an onslaught of online criticism after appearing to ignore the only female member of his team last week.

    迈克尔·乔尔·巴特尔, from San Antonio in Texas faced a massive backlash on social media, with users accusing the US student of ‘totally blankinghis female teammate, Jamie Sajit.

    This isn’t the first time Bartelle has been accused of dismissing his female teammate, with viewers taking to social media to vent their frustration after the team’s first appearance in December.