James Argent signs up for SAS: Who Dares Wins as he sets himself the ultimate physical and mental challenge after losing 14 stone   

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James Argent has been tapped for new series from SAS: Who Dare Wins, may reveal MailOnline.

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The former TOWIE star, 34, who has spoken publicly about her battles with drug addiction, depression and binge eating, has faced the ultimate physical and mental challenge of herself after losing 14 stones following her life-saving gastric surgery. has given.

A source exclusively revealed that James is ‘determined’ to reach the end of the course and wants to prove that he is capable of tackling the most gruesome shows on TV.

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‘He’s up to the challenge’: James Argent is tapped for new series of SAS: Who wins, may reveal MailOnline (pictured March 2022)

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A show insider told MailOnline: ‘James has gone through a lot in his life, but now – after months of recovering and working on himself – he is up for a challenge of this magnitude.

“It is not just the physical aspect of the show for James, he will be tested mentally and given a chance to speak about everything he has experienced in recent years.

‘The creators of SAS are always on the lookout for celebrities who have a story to tell and are ready to rise to the occasion – James is the perfect signature.’

MailOnline has contacted a spokesperson for James and a Channel 4 representative for comment.

'Prescribed': The former TOWIE star, who has spoken out about her battle with drug addiction, depression and binge eating, has given herself the ultimate physical and mental challenge (pictured in February 2019)

‘Prescribed’: The former TOWIE star, who has spoken out about her battle with drug addiction, depression and binge eating, has given herself the ultimate physical and mental challenge (pictured in February 2019)

In 2021, James underwent ‘lifesaving’ gastric sleeve surgery and has lost over 14 stones since then.

He decided to have the operation after his weight fluctuated after a seven-year battle with depression and drug abuse.

The reality star has spoken openly about his addiction struggles with cocaine and food, previously saying he feared ‘starving himself to death.’

James visited a rehabilitation clinic in Thailand during 2020, where he spent 10 weeks recovering from two fatal overdoses.

Speaking in May 2020, he said: ‘I am now in my 30s and I have fully accepted that my life had become completely unbearable a) with drugs and b) with my eating disorder. with.’

New Romance: Last week, MailOnline revealed that James had moved on in his love life after falling for Italian actress Stella Turian (pictured September 2022).

New Romance: Last week, MailOnline revealed that James had moved on in his love life after falling for Italian actress Stella Turian (pictured September 2022).

Last week, MailOnline revealed that James had moved on in his love life after falling for Italian actress Stella Turian.

Sources revealed that James has ‘missed’ with Stella, who is 16 years his junior, after the pair met three months ago in Mykonos, when he attended a friend’s wedding.

The star’s new romance marks a new chapter in his life and his first foray into dating since the end of his on-off relationship with former TOWIE co-star Gemma Collins.

A source told MailOnline last week, “James and Stella are in love, they fell for each other the very moment they met and spent as much time together as possible.”

‘It’s a big deal for James – he hasn’t been in a relationship for years because he’s been working on himself and finally now, he’s ready to share his life with someone.’

Young love: Sources reveal that James has 'missed' with Stella, who is 16 years his junior, after the pair met three months ago in Mykonos, when he attended a friend's wedding.

Young love: Sources reveal that James has ‘missed’ with Stella, who is 16 years younger than him, after the pair met three months ago in Mykonos, when he attended a friend’s wedding.

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