Despite having judged the show with Berry since the show's inception in 2010, Hollywood failed to mention her in his leaving statement, thanking the BBC, Mel, and Sue.
After the statement's release, Hollywood took to Twitter to thank Mary, saying "I'll miss her but she has made the right decision for her".
In a statement to The Independent, Hollywood clarified that he was not aware Berry would be leaving when the initial statement was launched.
The BBC has since confirmed to The Independent that Hollywood will be staying with the show as a judge for at least three seasons of the show.
As of yet, there is no indication as to what programmes are in the BBC’s mixing bowl, although various reports have suggested that Simon Cowell has already pitched a new baking show to the broadcaster.
Love Productions announced that the Bake Off was to move to Channel 4 last week after the BBC lost its rights to the most-watched programme of 2015.
Numerous meetings were not enough to save the BBC's partnership with the production company, which cited concerns over the broadcaster’s valuation of the show, as well as the development of the brand.
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