Eddie The Eagle: I was warned off criticising The Jump
Olympic legend Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards claims he was warned off criticising ski safety on TV show The Jump, where several celebrities were injured in a series of accidents and mishaps.
The Midland ski jumper, who won a worldwide following when he famously flopped at the 1988 Winter Olympics, says he warned television executives from the start that there could be issues.
Eddie broke his silence while talking at the Cheltenham Literature Festival when he was asked about the return of the Channel 4 show for a fourth series.
The Eagle – real name Michael Edwards – had previously gone on the... read more
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