The Masterchef decide, 58, is quitting his job as presenter of Inside The Manufacturing facility to take care of his three-year-old, who has autism.
He appeared on BBC’s The One Present on Wednesday alongside fellow Masterchef decide John Torode to debate the brand new collection of the favored cooking present.
Nonetheless, host Emma Willis additionally requested Gregg about his determination to step again from Contained in the Manufacturing facility.
Gregg mentioned: “”Sure, that’s true – I’ve acquired a little bit boy known as Sid, he’s very autistic, he’s non-verbal and we’ve acquired to decide on a faculty for him.
“As he’s getting older, it’s getting tougher. It’s not one thing I wish to simply go away to my Anna. I want a little bit bit extra time simply to assist out.
“It’s solely till we discover a college for him.”
Initially asserting his departure from the BBC present on Gaby Roslin’s BBC Radio London present, he added: “So I’ve decided that I’m truly not going to do Inside The Manufacturing facility any extra.
“It’s a very good time to cease doing it as a result of there’s truly 12 episodes within the can… so I wouldn’t have been filming for some time anyway, so it simply appeared like a good suggestion to cease it.
“Think about a baby which you can’t threaten or bribe and that’s mainly what you’ve acquired.
“You’ve acquired a little bit boy who’s cuddly and pleased and naughty, like several little boy could be, however he can’t converse, he can’t discuss to you, so he will get pissed off as a result of he finds it tough to inform you what precisely it’s he wants.
“Proper now, we have to discover training for him and I can’t simply go away that to Anna – that’s an enormous, large determination.
“I imply, all dad and mom fear in regards to the colleges that kids will go to. Ours is much more highlighted due to poor little Sid’s points.”
The BBC confirmed a brand new presenter will likely be introduced for Inside The Manufacturing facility sooner or later, with Jack Bootle, the BBC’s head of specialist factual, saying Gregg helped deliver “humour, intelligence and real curiosity to one of many BBC’s greatest returning factual manufacturers.”
He added: “I’d wish to thank him for all his arduous work and dedication to the programme.”