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Entertainment Schapelle Corby was the unexpected star of SAS Australia’s premiere

03:05  20 october  2020
03:05  20 october  2020 Source:   nowtolove.com.au

Roxy Jacencko doesn't care if viewers like her on SAS Australia

  Roxy Jacencko doesn't care if viewers like her on SAS Australia She's the no-nonsense PR guru who has made a career on being a driven entrepreneur.And it appears Roxy Jacenko took that approach on board during her stint on SAS Australia, which airs on October 19.

Australia has been enthralled with Schapelle ' s story since she was convicted of smuggling drugs in " Schapelle Corby is more relatable than Roxy Jacenko. Think about that," A third commented. PR queen Roxy Jacenko was the first to pull out during the show' s premiere after recruits were ordered

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby only lasted two days on SAS Australia . REVEALED: What convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby (pictured) was REALLY like while filming SAS Australia . Jackson, the 21-year-old son of cricketing legend Shane Warne, said he enjoyed spending

a couple of people that are standing together in uniform: Despite initial criticism former Bali inmate Schapelle Corby has become a surprising favourite on SAS Australia, according to these Twitter reactions. © Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Despite initial criticism former Bali inmate Schapelle Corby has become a surprising favourite on SAS Australia, according to these Twitter reactions.

Watching some of the country's most glamorous and notable celebs put through gruelling challenges, that many would consider forms of torture, on SAS Australia was always going to draw viewers in.

With big names like PR queen Roxy Jacenko, controversial Bachelor and Rugby star Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins and Miss Universe Erin McNaught set to star, fans were eager to tune in.

But, it was the surprise cast announcement of Schapelle Corby, former Bali inmate, who really got viewers talking.

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Speaking out: SAS Australia star Merrick Watts (pictured) has broken his silence on rumours that convicted drug trafficker Schapelle Corby was Merrick went on to say that SAS Australia was '100 per cent real' and that there was 'no script writing and production involved'. 'Once you start that show

SAS Australia will see stars attempt to pass the selection process to join the Australian Army' s elite Special Air Service. For herself: 'I don't care what A trailer for the October premiere , released on Sunday, introduced five cast members, including Schapelle . PR queen Roxy Jacenko, 40, declared

a group of people posing for the camera: Schapelle is amongst some of Australia's biggest names. © Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Schapelle is amongst some of Australia's biggest names.

Australia has been enthralled with Schapelle's story since she was convicted of smuggling drugs in a boogie board case on a trip to the Indonesian island in 2005.

Even after serving her time and returning home, the intrigue has continued.

So, when Schapelle signed up to SAS it's safe to say many were eager to see her face the intense obstacles and challenges the show puts its stars through.

a helicopter flying in the sky: Falling out of a helicopter backwards? No thanks. © Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Falling out of a helicopter backwards? No thanks.

Scepticism and critique of the star, however, was quashed faster than the time it took for her to fall out of the helicopter.

To many fans' surprise Schapelle has become a fast favourite on the show.

Schapelle Corby shuts down Samantha Armytage

  Schapelle Corby shuts down Samantha Armytage As one of Australia's most infamous jailbirds, convicted Bali drug smuggler Schapelle Corby is no stranger to answering tricky questions from journalists. © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo And the 43-year-old certainly put Sunrise host Sam Armytage in her place during an extremely awkward interview on Monday morning.The Gold Coast native appeared via video link to discuss her upcoming appearance on Channel Seven's military-style reality series SAS Australia.

SAS : Australia is a remake of the British TV show SAS : Who Dares Wins and will put stars through their paces as they attempt to pass the selection During the interview, Schapelle also confirmed she had previously turned down an offer from Channel 10 to be the Bachelorette because she already has

Channel Seven' s new military-style reality show SAS Australia will see stars attempt to pass the selection process to join the Australian Army' s And in a trailer for the October premiere , released on Sunday, convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby reached her limit. The 43-year-old broke down in

"I'm kinda Team Schapelle at the moment. That was unexpected," one Twitter use commented.

"I suspect Schapelle might go quite far in this …" another added.

"Schapelle Corby is more relatable than Roxy Jacenko. Think about that," A third commented.

"I admire you for giving this a go and not being defined by your past," a fourth posted.

a group of people in uniform: Will Schapelle break under the pressure? © Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Will Schapelle break under the pressure?

Only time will tell if Schapelle continues to impress audiences.

After the first gruelling episode, there's sure to be much more to come to put the celebs through the wringer.

PR queen Roxy Jacenko was the first to pull out during the show's premiere after recruits were ordered to submerge themselves in freezing water.

Facing backlash for voluntarily withdrawing, Roxy was forced to defend herself on social media explaining that she'd fractured her hip and pelvis after a horse riding injury just six weeks before the show.

Schapelle Corby steps out in a flirty floral dress on the Gold Coast .
Schapelle Corby recently won over viewers on the first season of SAS Australia. But since her brief stint on reality television, the convicted drug smuggler has returned to her regular life on the Gold Coast. The 43-year-old looked relaxed in a flirty floral mini dress and kept comfortable with a pair of flip-flops on her feet. © Provided by Daily Mail Stepping out: Schapelle Corby was out and about on the Gold Coast on Monday following her stint on SAS Australia She wore her brunette hair in a high side ponytail and kept her famous face hidden behind a pair of sunglasses.

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