The food chain cleared its last season of reality series The worst cooks in America after his champion was arrested for killing a child.
Ariel Robinson, 29, was charged Tuesday with her husband, Jerry Robinson, with the death of a 3-year-old girl in South Carolina. They face a count of homicides of child abuse in the death of their adopted daughter.
Police found an unresponsive child at the couple’s home in Simpsonville, South Carolina, on Jan. 14, WHNS television reported. The girl died as a result of several blunt force injuries, a medical examination revealed. She was identified as Victoria Smith, according to the Greenville station.
Ariel Robinson won $ 25,000 in the latest issue of The worst cooks in America, a competition between people with recognized poor cooking skills. They pass through a shoe camp under the supervision of celebrity chefs in the competition.
The food network has deleted all content related to the show from season 20. The competition was filmed in February 2020 and broadcast last year. The food chain has not yet commented on the Robinson incident.
Content is not available on the Food Network’s Discovery +, Hulu or YouTube page, but episode summaries are still available on the official website.
Robinson was a recently retired teacher and budding comedian. She also added three foster children to her family in March 2020 after the filming of the series, but it is unclear whether the murdered child was one of them.