Sally Bercow forced to quit The Jump
- Bang Showbiz
- 9 January 2015
Sally Bercow, the wife of Commons Speaker John, has quit 'The Jump' because of injury
Sally Bercow has been forced to quit 'The Jump' because of injury.
The 45-year-old wife of John Bercow, the Speaker in the House of Commons, had been set to star in the Channel 4 reality TV show - which has been described as the most dangerous in Britain - but has pulled out after suffering a nasty fall while skiing in training and fracturing two ribs.
An insider told The Sun newspaper: "Sally's gutted. She wanted to continue."
As a result of her injury, Sally - who appeared in 'Celebrity Big Brother' in 2011 - will return to the UK from Innsbruck, Austria, in the next few days.
Sally's decision to quit the show - which is due to start next month - comes shortly after 'Strictly Come Dancing' star Ola Jordan had to withdraw because of a knee injury.
In fact, Ola's injury was considered so serious she was forced to undergo an operation in order to save her dancing career.
A source close to the star explained: "It has been a very worrying time for Ola - the type of injury she suffered can be career threatening."
However, the new series of the winter sports show will feature the likes of Mike Tindall, Heather Mills and Joey Essex.