MasterChef: Transgender cook wants to win the competition to pay for gender reassignment surgery

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MasterChef 7 premiered with the first contenders trying to win over the judges with their dishes.

Apart from the competition, some of the candidates' stories in the episode touched the three judges.

One of them is 27-year-old Emilios, a transgender boy who loves cooking and wants to win the prize.

As for what he will do with the prize money if he wins, the contestant told the judges that he will use the money for gender reassignment surgery.

About this he said: “In essence it is the amount of money of the big operation. It will give me what my birth did not give me."

The transgender cook's audition will air on tonight's episode of the competition.

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