Gordon Ramsay is facing one shocking kitchen nightmare that he never saw coming

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Gordan Ramsay is known for his fiery temper toward contestants on reality television.

Usually, he’s making their lives a nightmare but now he’s dealing with his own.

And Gordon Ramsay is facing one shocking kitchen nightmare that he never saw coming.

British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay became famous for going off on contestants for their cooking abilities on shows like Kitchen Nightmare, Hell’s Kitchen, and MasterChef.

Now he’s dealing with his own nightmare scenario at one of his restaurants in his native Britain. 

Gordon Ramsay’s British pub taken over by squatters

A group of six squatters took over Gordon Ramsay’s York and Albany hotel and gastropub in Central London.

The pub closed while it was being put on the market for sale at $16 million.

“The pub was temporarily closed while he was finalizing a new lease, and during this handover period, a gang of professional squatters somehow bypassed all the security and CCTV, and got themselves in,” a source told The Sun.

They boarded up the windows and used kitchen utensils to lock the doors and proceeded to glue them shut.

Ramsay is known for his abrasive personality on television but the group wasn’t there to protest him.

Through a social media account called the Camden Art Café, the group said they were protesting “gentrification” and “wealth disparities” in the Camden neighborhood where the pub is located. 

The group added that they wanted to use it as a community art space.

British law makes removing squatters difficult

The squatters put a legal notice on the door defending their hostile takeover and warning against trying to remove them.

“Take notice that we occupy this property and at all times there is at least one person in occupation,” the notice states. “Any entry or attempt to enter into these premises without our permission is therefore a criminal offense as any one of us who is in physical possession is opposed to such entry without our permission . . . if you attempt to enter by violence or by threatening violence, we will prosecute you.”

Under British law, squatting on commercial property isn’t against the law.

That means the police can’t get involved unless a crime is committed there.

And it could take a lengthy legal battle to get them out of the pub.

“It’s not an ideal situation — that seems to go without saying,” solicitor Niall Helferty told Business Insider.

It’s estimated that it could cost $12,000 to get them out of the establishment.

A notice from Ramsay’s legal representation was put on the Pub’s door, which caused some of the squatters to leave.

But he still could be dealing with a nightmare trying to get the rest of them out of the building.

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