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Ashley Roberts rules out The Jump

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Ashley Roberts rules out The Jump

Ashley Roberts would never compete on 'The Jump' again.

The former Pussycat Dolls singer hit the Austrian slopes last year for the winter sports show, in which she was the fourth to be eliminated, but she has admitted no amount of money could persuade her to slip into her thermals again.

She explained: "It's so dangerous, I'm not going to lie; I wouldn't do it again. It was pretty scary. I got knocked pretty bad a couple of times and had some lower back and neck problems. I didn't have any broken bones, luckily. I woke up every day and thought 'God, get me through this intact!' "

And, despite the few bruises and gashes she sustained at the time, the 34-year-old dancer believes she only has herself to blame because she agreed to go ahead with the tasks.

She told Loaded.co.uk: "At the end of the day, it's up to you if you want to do these things. But it's dangerous. The skeleton shook me to the bone and I was really scared on that. I definitely thought, 'Should I be doing this?' "

However, the blonde beauty is thrilled she plucked up the courage to persevere with the show as she left with an impressive skill that will stay with her for life.

She said: "At least I walked away with a skill, and that's cool. I can ski now and I'm so glad that I got that out of it."

Meanwhile, this year's series has come under fire after seven stars were forced to withdraw due to life-changing injuries.

This weekend will see rugby hunk Ben Cohen, US actor Dean Cain, Sid Owen, socialite Tamara Beckwith and Tom Parker battle it out to be crowned king or queen of the slopes.