The Jump could be facing legal action from an injured contestant

Seven out of 12 celebrity contestants were injured during filming of the Channel 4 show's second series

Jacob Stolworthy
Monday 14 March 2016 09:49

Britain's most dangerous reality series The Jump may have stumbled its way to a close but the Channel 4 series is not out of the water just yet.

Hosted by Davina McCall, the winter sports competition came under fire throughout its second series due to the continuous infliction of injury upon its celebrity contestants which led to several dropouts.

One such contestant was Holby City actor Tina Hobley who is now considering legal action against the channel as well as the show's producers TwoFour, the Daily Star reports.

Hobley suffered multiple injuries after swerving to avoid a member of the production crew, breaking her arm and dislocating her elbow in the process. She now faces two operations to repair the damage with doctors stating it will take a year to fully recover.

“Someone told me to jump and it wasn’t safe to jump. So it wasn’t an accident that was my fault," she explained.

When asked if the injuries will prevent her from working on television over the coming year, she said: "I don't know yet. I'm just waiting to speak to the doctors."

Other celebrities who failed to escape the series unscathed include Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington, who dislocated her shoulder, Made In Chelsea's Mark-Francis Vandelli, who broke his ankle and Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle who required emergency surgery after breaking vertebrae in her neck.

Rugby player replacement Ben Cohen went on to win the controversial series, which is filmed in Austria.

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