The Great British Bake Off viewers had been left in tears when Terry was despatched house from the tent alongside Karen in week 5 of the competition.
Terry had develop into a fan favorite over the primary weeks of the competition together with his cheerful method and distinctive bakes.
But Terry revealed the heartbreaking information that his spouse had handed away and the competition was serving to with the grieving course of throughout his exit interview.
Terry, 56, sadly misplaced his beloved spouse Joanna to most cancers final 12 months, in response to The Mirror.
Terry’s mother-in-law Marion advised The Mirror that his spouse was his “greatest fan”.
“I actually hope he wins and my daughter would need that too,” Marion stated.
Terry’s spouse was 52 on the time of her demise in April 2017.
Terry addressed his spouse’s passing in his emotional exit interview after being advised he needed to go away Bake Off.
“I stated I wouldn’t get upset,” Terry started.
“It’s humorous whenever you’re by yourself…my spouse and I had been very pleased, and that was a large loss.” he continued.
“There wasn’t something to fill that void for a very long time so it (Bake Off) did give me a spotlight.”
Terry continued to carry again tears as he spoke about how the competitors helped him by means of the grieving course of.
“I’ve met some beautiful folks, I’m positive we’ll communicate for a very long time.”
“It’s been a giant assist.” Terry stated.