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Gordon Ramsay's father-in-law has admitted conspiring to hack into the computer systems of businesses run by the celebrity chef. Christopher Hutcheson, 68, and his sons Adam, 46, and Christopher, 37, all admitted conspiracy to unlawfully access Gordon Ramsay Holdings Limited's computer systems at a hearing in London's Central …

  1. defiler Silver badge

    His in-laws?

    Well that'll make the marriage awkward... :-/

    1. A K Stiles

      Re: His in-laws?

      If I remember correctly his (alleged?) infidelity probably already did! (I may be wrong about that...)

    2. Jay 2

      Re: His in-laws?

      To say nothing of any family get-together. Though I suspect there may not be many of them as of late...

      1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

        Re: His in-laws?

        "To say nothing of any family get-together."

        Who cooks the food for those? They'd have to have food, even if all they did was throw it at each other.

        1. Anonymous Coward
          Anonymous Coward

          Re: His in-laws?


          1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

            Re: His in-laws?


            Good idea. If you get a good spin on it and the right glide angle you can probably throw a pizza quite a long way.

      2. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: His in-laws?

        When you become the financially successful person in the family, it's amazing how "your money" is suddenly seen as "our money".

        If you cut off the financially irresponsible ones, after the intense anger and scathing insults have passed, they feel justified getting their hands on your money at any cost! They actually feel they are morally in the right tricking or stealing from you. I guess we can add hacking to that.

  2. Alistair Silver badge

    Holy drama lama mama!

    Okay - lets get this straight.

    Gordon R. had his father-in-law running some aspect of his restaurant biz. Fires said F-I-L. For what it is not clear (here .... I'm quite sure there is data elsewhere). F-I-L decides to find out if Gordon is bouncing around information about F-I-L's (possible) fling, so recruits his children in an attempt to hack into the computer systems of Gordon's businesses to find out.... and gets bagged in an anti-hacking investigation ....

    Am I detecting an unbelievable level of stupid here or am I just missing something?

    1. Redstone

      Re: Holy drama lama mama!

      That's because this isn't regular stupid: its advanced stupid.

    2. BillG Silver badge

      Re: Holy drama lama mama!

      The mistress is a diversion. Does anyone not believe the hack was purely financially motivated?

    3. Mark 85 Silver badge

      Re: Holy drama lama mama!

      This is "celebrity stupid"... soon to be an new TV series....

      1. Bitbeisser

        Re: Holy drama lama mama!

        "This is "celebrity stupid"... soon to be an new TV series...."

        Sshhhh, be quiet, don't tell anyone Trumpelstilzchen's backup plan if he has an early exit from the White House...

  3. Your alien overlord - fear me

    "alleged mistress, Sara Stewart" - er, one of three alleged mistresses.

  4. Paul Westerman

    It all sounds

    most unsavoury.

    1. Richard 81

      Re: It all sounds

      I'm finding the whole thing rather hard to swallow.

      1. AndyS

        Re: It all sounds

        You should probably take it with a pinch of salt.

        1. m0rt Silver badge

          Re: It all sounds

          Leaves a bitter taste in my mouth.

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    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: It all sounds

      A recipe for disaster.

      1. zarkusmellner

        Re: It all sounds

        I find it hard to digest.

  5. Redstone

    Wouldn't it be great to be a fly on the wall for their next Chistmas dinner...?

  6. Dr Who

    Hell's bells! Ramsay's raunchy relative's robbing rollocking.

    It's enough to put effin flames in your kitchen.

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Ramsays Revenge.

  8. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

    Pot meet Kettle

    It sounds like Ramsey got the in-laws he deserves </snark>

  9. DMcDonnell

    Clock cleaning

    I have never watched the show.. I might consider it if someone cleaned Gordon's clock.

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