The chefs were split into two groups for a steak cook-off judged by firefighters on "MasterChef." The red team lost, and as one does in that situation, they started trying to figure out what went wrong. Beth thought she knew why they lost.
“The cauliflower puree was disgusting," she said.
“Excuse me?" Natasha -- who'd made that portion of the meal -- responded. "F*ck you! Disgusting is harsh ... I didn’t say anything about what happened with your meal, because I don’t do that. But I will now.”
Apparently, Beth was ready to start hurling harsh criticisms, but wasn't prepared to take them. Her meltdown turned into a full-blown breakdown, which Natasha only exacerbated by continuing to yell at her. Natasha then vowed never to work with Beth again.
So of course they got paired up again for the pressure test. This time, though, the women were more successful. While they still weren't on good terms personally, they at least won the challenge. Natsha said she wasn't worried as she wasn't there to make friends. In the end, it was Luca and Kathy who had to battle for their place in the competition, with Kathy coming up short.
Last season's champ, Christina Ha, recapped the episode for TV Guide. She said that she understood the ladies' frustration after that red team loss, but the fight was uncalled for. It's important to remain a team until the end. Gossip & Gab agreed, saying that the ladies were both sore losers and took it to an "ugly" place.
The tension and drama continues on "MasterChef" every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.