Maisie Smith celebrates completion of SAS Who Dares Wins
Maisie Smith reveals how she celebrated winning SAS Who Dares Wins: “I really pissed myself off and slept for 24 hours!”
Actress Maisie Smith celebrated the completion of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins by going “really p****d” and sleeping for 24 hours.
The former EastEnders actress, 21, was shown successfully completing the grueling training course during Sunday’s pre-recorded finale of Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins.
Fourteen TV and sports celebrities have traveled to the Jordanian desert to face some of the toughest tests they will ever face in their lives.
The series saw six celebrities eliminated over the weeks for failing to complete set challenges, including Love Island’s Amber Gill, 25, and Olympian Fatima Whitbread, 61.
While Paralympian Jonathan Broom-Edwards, former footballer Ashley Cain and boxer Shannon Courtenay have opted out of the process voluntarily.
The series finale of Channel 4’s military training show, which aired on Sunday, with chief instructor Rudy Reyes announcing the names of celebrities who had managed to pass the course.
Joining Maisie as the show’s last standing and winning celebrities were reality TV star Ferne McCann, 32, professional dancer AJ Pritchard, 27, and TV personality Calum Best, 41 .
The actress, who lives in Essex, spoke to The sunon how she celebrated after winning Channel 4’s grueling show.
Smith revealed, “I really p***ed myself and then slept for 24 hours!”
The former Strictly Come Dancing star has revealed the experience has left her more confident and now also feels more open with her boyfriend, Max George, 34.
She added: “Now he really knows me.”
Smith, who is best known for playing the character of Tiffany Butcher on EastEnders for 13 years, was initially seen as the Channel 4 show’s underdog.
However, she managed to prove to everyone that she had the inner strength to push her all the way.
“The management team always said, ‘We’re not looking for the fastest or the strongest.
“We want someone with the strongest brain and heart.” And I think I did,” the actress said.
The Strictly Ballroom star believed her “never give up mentality” was what helped her feel more empowered and stronger.
She went on to explain how she’s had feelings over the years about “not being good enough,” and that experience really helped her get rid of that demon.
Maisie added: “I walked out feeling like I could take on the world.”
Maisie currently plays Fran in Strictly Ballroom: The Musical by Baz Lurman and is touring across the UK and Ireland until March 2023.