James ‘Arg’ Argent has revealed he has been pushed to a ‘breaking point’ in the fifth series of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins.
The former TOWIE star, 35, will appear in the grueling Channel 4 show in which he and 15 other celebrities will try to survive the brutal jungle in Thung Ui, northern Vietnam.
In a new trailer for Celebrity SAS, James is pushed to his limits as he breaks down in tears.
The reality star is covered in dirt and mud with tears streaming down his face.
Reflecting on his experiences, he said: ‘It’s the kind of show that pushes you to the breaking point and it’s something I’ll never forget.
Tough: James ‘Arg’ Argent has revealed he was pushed to ‘breaking point’ in the fifth series of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins
Candid: The TOWIE star, 35, will appear in the grueling Channel 4 show in which he, and fifteen other celebrities, will try to survive the brutal jungle in Vietnam
‘It was a unique opportunity.’
Elsewhere in the trailer, Matt Hancock showed off his strength as he took on a series of tough challenges.
The former health secretary will appear in his second reality TV stint after making it to the final of I’m A Celebrity last year.
The politician was seen giving it his all as he crawled through muddy water while being shouted at in a military-style challenge as the course tested his resilience.
He was also seen becoming involved in a tense physical fight in one scene, as he was forced to prove his strength in an exhausting challenge before breaking down in tears during his interrogation.
Matt was also seen pulling a somber expression as he sat on a table across from the instructors in a dark room and was grilled in tense scenes.
The trailer also showed fellow celebrities Danielle Lloyd and Amber Turner becoming overwhelmed with emotion as they struggled through the grueling camp.
Speaking about his time on the show, Matt said: ‘Being on SAS was like nothing else I’ve ever experienced. It’s one of the hardest physically and mentally things I’ve ever done.
‘Breaking point’: New trailer for Celebrity SAS has James pushed to his limits as he breaks down in tears
‘It really opens your eyes and lets you look inside yourself.
‘After enduring the most challenging period as Minister of Health during the pandemic, I wanted to push my limits. It’s safe to say that the course tested my resilience!’
Matt and fifteen other celebrities faced one of the toughest experiences of their lives when they traveled to Thung Ui, North Vietnam, to be put through the most grueling stages of SAS selection.
Seven one-hour episodes will see famous faces including Matt, Michelle Heaton, Danielle Lloyd and Gareth Gates try to survive in the unforgiving jungle.
Also appearing will be Siva Kaneswaran, Melinda Messenger, footballer Jermaine Pennant, Gareth Thomas and reality stars James ‘Arg’, Amber Turner and Montana Brown.
Other stars making up the group include Love Island’s Teddy Soares, Amber Turner, comedian Zoe Lyons, Kirsty-Leigh Porter, Olympian Perri Shakes-Drayton and Paralympian Jon-Allan Butterworth.
Danielle said of her time on the show: ‘This experience was simply life-changing. ‘It has made me positive and ready to take on the world.’
While TOWIE’s Amber said: ‘Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins It was the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life, the most physically and emotionally demanding experience I’ve ever had, but the best experience all in one.
Pushed to the limit! Matt Hancock showed his strength as he took on a series of tough challenges in Vietnam for the fifth series of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins
Teary-eyed: Matt broke down during his interrogation and has since said: ‘Being in the SAS was like nothing else I’ve ever experienced. It’s one of the toughest physical and mental things I’ve ever done.”
Game face: Matt didn’t seem to buckle under the pressure as he faced the instructors in one tense moment
Challenges: Matt looked serious as he was pushed to his limits in a series of difficult tasks
Terrifying: The demanding reality show returns to screens on September 26 and it remains to be seen which celebrities will make it to the end of the grueling workout
‘I loved every moment of it (except having that bag over my head) and wouldn’t consider doing it again!’
And Teddy added: ‘The whole experience was overwhelming, but for me it was one of those experiences that I will never, ever be able to live up to.’
Ex-Liverpool player Jermaine admitted the show was ‘brutal’, with Melinda insisting it is harder than it looks on TV.
She said: ‘It was incredible, the most physically challenging thing I’ve done.’
As for the celebrity recruits, head instructor Billy said there was no special treatment or compensation for the stars as they “went above and beyond anything they have ever experienced.”
‘Standards will never drop, but most recruits will!!! No concessions, no excuses!! Only results,” he added.
The demanding reality show returns to screens on September 26 and it remains to be seen which celebrities will make it to the end of the grueling training.
Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins returns to Channel 4 on Tuesday 26 September at 9.30pm and continues every Sunday at 9pm from 1 October.