SAS: Who Dares Wins’ Laura BLASTS producers after revealing real reason she left

She was out of the show last weekend


by Emma Dodds |
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Viewers of SAS: Who Dares Win were left slightly baffled on Sunday night's episode (20th Jan) after seemingly capable Laura Bird handed in her arm band and quit the show. There didn't seem to be much explanation for why she left, compared to others who also left.

However, the 25-year-old has now alleged that there was much more to her exit than met the eye, taking to Facebook to blast show producers who left out the real reason for her leaving the show.

©Ant Middleton leads the show © Channel 4

Sharing a photo of herself in hospital, Laura wrote on Facebook, 'I need to clear a few things up here that Channel 4 failed to mention... Two hours after I handed my number in, I was AIR LIFTED to Santiago hospital with acute appendicitis.

'Once I got to the hospital, I had emergency surgery to have my appendix removed. Had I have carried on and not handed my number in, my appendix would have almost definitely burst. And I would have definitely come pretty close to being in a box in the ground.'

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She added, 'I handed it in because I was physically unable to continue. I handed it in because I was in too much pain to stand up or walk...(appendicitis feels like Anthony Joshua is kicking you in ribs. Repeatedly. Whilst on your period).' [sic]

©© Facebook/ Laura Bird

A spokesperson for the show told The Sun, "The recruits’ health and wellbeing is treated with the utmost importance and qualified health practitioners are on hand if required during and after filming.

"After leaving the course, our medical team did their usual checks and diagnosed Laura with suspected appendicitis. The appropriate action was taken and immediate medical care provided. Her condition was monitored and she returned to the UK when she was considered fit to travel."

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