Danny Dyer’s daughter hospitalised during first episode of Survival Of The Fittest

Poor Dani :(


by Ruby Norris |
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Last night saw the start of ITV2's brand-new reality TV show Survival of the Fittest and it was jam-packed filled with dramz.

Not only were we introduced to whole bunch of mega fit new stars and a swanky AF Lodge, we also saw the guys and girls take on their first challenge. And it looked pretty tough.

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But one contestant has already been forced to quit the show after injuring herself while filming this first task.

Unfortunately, Danny Dyer's daughter Dani fell and dislocated her shoulder while taking part in the physical challenge. She was treated on site and then taken to hospital before returning to production later that same evening.

An ITV spokesperson revealed: "Dani injured her shoulder during the recording of a challenge.

"She was attended to by on site medics and taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

"As Survival Of The Fittest involves physical challenges which she wouldn't be able to take part in, Dani isn't in a position to be able to return to The Lodge and will therefore leave the show."

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Unable to take part in anymore physical activities, Dani will not be able to go forward in the show and had to leave the competition.

Dani and her partner Calum's challenge from last night's show did not count and therefore did not affect the vote and it is said Dani will be replaced.

Speaking about her injury and leaving the show, Dani explained: "For medical reasons, I can't take part in any of the challenges because I am no use in a sling."

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"I will just be sitting around and not be able to compete and I'm not meant to move [my arm] for a week so it wouldn't be fair and there is just no point. I'll just be an extra spare part if I carry on like this.

"I haven't stopped training since Christmas. I've been dieting. I did Tough Mudder last year and I didn't even hurt myself then. I've been constantly training up until now and now I've gone and dislocated my shoulder. It is what it is I suppose."

Opening up about her short experience on the show, she added: "My experience in the lead up to going into The Lodge was just amazing, I can't put it into words how amazing it was so I am absolutely gutted that I can't do any of the challenges.

"If I could go back and not dislocate my shoulder, I would definitely change it. I hope this isn't the last you've seen of me."

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