Joey Essex to be Kim Kardashian West of skiers
- Bang Showbiz
- 31 January 2015
Joey Essex thinks he's going to look like the "Kim Kardashian West of skiers" on 'The Jump' as he's ordered special badding for his bottom to protect his coccyx
Joey Essex will be the "Kim Kardashian West of skiers".
The former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star - who is competing on the Channel 4 skiing competition 'The Jump' - is so worried about damaging his bottom on the slopes that he is going to cover his backside in protective pads and thinks he will resemble the curvaceous reality TV star .
He said: "I nearly broke my coccyx, so I'm going to order this special padding that protects it.
"I'll be like the Kim Kardashian-West of skiers, and people will say, 'Why is Joey's arse so huge?'"
The 24-year-old star confessed he has already injured himself during training for the show but is "proud" of himself and keen to improve so he can become more skilled on the slopes than his pals.
He told heat magazine: "I've hurt myself in training a few times, but I've got back up again. I'm proud of myself.
"I know it's dangerous, but there'll be a time when I'll want to go skiing with my mates, and it'll make me a better skier than them."