Sandy from Gogglebox has zero interest in flinging herself down a mountain for Channel 4’s winter sports-themed reality show The Jump, admitting she’d rather stick to sitting on her sofa.
“I can’t ski! No, it’s not for me. I’d break my nails,” the TV lover laughed, showing off her perfectly manicured talons that, admittedly, she’d struggle to actually fit inside a pair of ski gloves.
I apparently wasn’t the first person to ask Sandy if she’d be taking on the nerve-shredding show. The Gogglebox star was on hand at a Channel 4 press event last night to promote their upcoming shows, so naturally next year’s third series of The Jump was on people’s minds. In fact, when I mentioned it, others joined the conversation in an attempt to convince her of its merits: Sandy on the slopes is clearly something people want to see.
But she seemed genuinely shocked that anyone would want to see her flying off a ski jump – “I’m not going up any mountain!” – and as others started chipping in with stories of their own skiing disasters, she was even less keen: “Now you’re just telling me all the bad stuff!”
Shame. Imagine Sandra watching from the sidelines? Priceless telly.
A source close to the show did confirm the line-up is currently being discussed, so exactly who will be donning the lycra in a bid for cow bell glory will soon be revealed. But unless Sandy can go down the slope on her sofa, it doesn’t look like we’ll be seeing her take part.