The next series of SAS: Who Dare Wins is said to be in doubt as the Boss struggles to find a replacement for Ant Middleton.
The makers have reportedly held emergency meetings this week as the show tries to tackle the Covid traffic light travel system.
a source told Sun Replacing 40-year-old Ant has proved difficult after she was removed by Channel 4 due to her alleged ‘personal conduct’.
Pressure: Next series of SAS: Who Dare Vince called in doubt as bosses struggle to find replacement for Ant Middleton
The insider added: ‘Boss really wanted this first series without Ant to go with a bang with an amazing new location like an African desert.
‘They are struggling to replace the ant. They can’t bring up a complete novice. It must be someone who has that star appeal of an ant.’
‘So choosing one from the US version would have given the chain the much needed lift but Covid is hindering all of that as well.
The source added that ’emails are being ignored’ and everyone working on the show is disappointed.
Replacement: A source told The Sun that it has proved difficult to replace 40-year-old Ant, as she was fired by Channel 4 due to her alleged ‘personal conduct’.
Ant removed by Channel 4 – Home of SAS: Who Dare Wins UK – Due to his alleged ‘personal conduct’, the presenter vehemently denies claims that he has been accused of making ‘inappropriate’ or ‘vulgar remarks’ to female employees was fired for. set.
Speaking on a podcast recently, he hit out at the ‘victim mentality’ and said that he ‘has gone too far to be completely canceled now’.
He said: ‘I can get drunk like a badass and it’s not in my nature, I’m not like that.
‘My family knows this and my wife knows it. I’m a boys boy – let’s leave the f*** chicks and go have a drink with the boys It makes me realize how this victim mentality is really taking over.
He said: ‘They are struggling to replace the ant. They can’t bring up a complete novice. It must be someone who has that star appeal of an ant’ (pictured in 2019)
‘If I wasn’t who I wasn’t, my career could have been canceled. I’ve gone too far and am now too long in the tooth to cancel out completely.’
Ant also detailed how his wife Emily had asked him about the uproar after he exited SAS: Who Dare UK, in which she told him to think she had always been ‘super polite’ to him and her. How about nature worked.
He told the podcast: ‘I’m like, “Emily, go back to who I am. When you first met me and I was drunk, have I ever been lazy? No. Am I super polite? Yes, I am.” ‘
Ant claimed to have a ‘witch hunt’ against him in Britain, commenting: ‘Witch hunt? I never thought SAS existed until the latest shenanigans with UK.’
The source added: ‘That’s why choosing one from the US version would have given the chain the much needed lift but Covid is hampering all that too’
He continued: ‘People can finally see through it and know that I was pushed before the jump.’
Ant’s abrupt departure from SAS: Who Dare Wins, the show he helped launch in 2015, was confirmed by Channel 4 just two weeks before filming for its next series began.
A Channel 4 spokesperson told MailOnline at the time: ‘Ant Middleton will not be participating in a future series of SAS: Who Dare Wins.
‘After several discussions, Channel 4 and Mino Films have clarified with him regarding his personal conduct that our views and values do not align and we will not work with him again.’
Couple: Ant also elaborates on how his wife Emily asked him about the uproar after his exit from SAS: Who Dare Wins (pictured together in 2019)
Ant then ‘wholeheartedly’ denied the claims that he ‘made fun of having sex with a female contestant’, after rebutting earlier claims he made inappropriate comments to female employees.
A spokesperson for Ant told MailOnline at the time: ‘Ant has worked on TV sets around the world for many years and has never been accused of misrepresentation at any time…