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Botch Jobs: Food Network Site Prematurely Reveals 'Next Food Network Star' Winner

We haven't really been following this season of The Next Food Network Star (has anyone?), but we're fairly certain it's not a good thing when the Food Network's website accidentally posts the two losers' exit interviews and the winner's "winning moment" a full three days before Sunday night's season finale. The revealing videos have obviously since been removed from the site, but the colossal error is done, the winner revealed. Fortunately, Food Network has an explanation:

FoodNetwork.com experienced technical difficulties last night. As our viewers have seen on The Next Food Network Star this season, many twists and turns have taken place during the show. We encourage all to tune in on Sunday at 10pm to see who will be the Next Food Network Star.
As the Mothership points out, what else can FN say? "Hey, sorry we ruined it. Hope you watch anyway!" But the big question: who got the prized title of the next, uh, Guy Fieri? Here's the evidence:

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Oops: "Aaron's Winning Moment." [Photo courtesy]

· Next Food Network Star 2008 Winner Revealed on Show's Website [SideDish]
· Statement from Food Network Re: Next Food Network Star Mishap [Food Network Addict]

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