Olivia Attwood was left fearing for the safety of her fake boobs and teeth after she was asked to perform a synchronised dive on The Games on Monday night’s episode. The former Love Island star, 31, was aghast after learning that she would be competing in the tricky sport on the ITV show.
But rather than worry about her score, the reality star was more concerned that her breast implants and veneers would be bashed in by impact of hitting the water. Addressing the cameras, Olivia said: ‘I’ve got 20 veneers, fresh Botox and fake t*ts. These are my second pair.
‘I’ll end up with one under my armpit and one in the car park.’ She overcame her fears however, and was able to complete a mixed sex synchronised dive with Strictly’s Kevin Clifton and score a respectable 33 from the judges. Olivia had previously admitted in training: ‘We both want to live, which I think is the key thing. A lot of people here don’t care to live. So… yeah.’ Her debut on the show comes after Oliva was hit by claims of being the ‘biggest diva’ by members of the production team.
She allegedly demanded that she brings her own hair and make-up team on set and has been ‘acting like a real princess’. She has reportedly made herself ‘unpopular’ with those working on the show, who have been left ‘baffled’ as to why she signed up in the first place.
A source told The Sun: ‘She has been acting like a real princess and her behaviour has left a lot of people baffled as to why she signed up to a challenge show – where she knew she’d be having to try out a number of sports. ‘Olivia’s number one demand was by far the most ridiculous however, as she has insisted she has full hair and make-up for every single sport. She has made sure her glam squad were booked from day dot.
A separate ITV source however stated that ‘Liv is a great contestant and member of the team. There are no divas, the contestants are all getting on really well, which will be apparent on screen.’ Christine McGuinness and Chelcee Grimes, who are also taking part, have also rustled some feathers, according to the report.
Representatives have been contacted for comment by MailOnline. A spokesperson for Chelcee said: ‘Chelcee is a much loved member of The Games. We have had no “gripes” aimed at her. They love having her on the show and she is loving the experience.’
A source said that Christine was unaware of any gripes and had nothing but praise from production. 12 familiar faces have undergone weeks of intensive training ready to go head-to-head in a range of sporting challenges, across a week of live shows amidst fierce competition. All have been pulled out of their comfort zones to be coached as athletes, swimmers and cyclists, to compete in the hope of coming top of the medals table and being crowned the winner.
Also taking part in the series is former Strictly star Kevin Clifton, ex-Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas, newsreader Lucrezia Millarini, musician and TV star Wes Nelson and Emmerdale actor Rebecca Sarker. Rounding out the cast is model Phoenix Brown, songwriter Chelcee and Harry Potter actor Josh Herdman.
Hosted live by Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff, The Games will also see former professional footballer and presenter Alex Scott as trackside reporter and former professional football player and presenter Chris Kamara as commentator. The six male and six female competitors will battle it out in the athletics arena, the swimming pool, gymnasium and velodrome. Each will put their sporting prowess to the test in events from the 100-meter sprint to diving, racking up points on the medals table.
As well as live coverage of the events, each episode will feature the celebrities’ preparation as they’re taught the sports from scratch by some of the UK’s top coaches.They will aim to reach their peak physical condition through their gruelling training programme leading up to the competition.As the leader board takes shape with each night, the series will culminate in an exhilarating final showdown in which one male champion and one female champion will be crowned.