Splash! star Danielle Lloyd: "I've overcome my fear of heights"

Published Monday, Jan 20 2014, 11:45 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Danielle Lloyd has said she is still "in shock" following her dive on Splash which saw her sail through to the semi-finals.

The model conquered her fears on Tom Daley's celebrity diving competition by taking on the forward pike fall from five metres during the third heat on Saturday (18 January).

Danielle Lloyd on 'Lorraine Live' TV Programme, London, Britain. - 20 Jan 2014

© REX/Ken McKay

Speaking on ITV's Lorraine this morning (20 January), Danielle said: "My whole body is battered and bruised. I'm totally in shock. Obviously I've just had a baby not long ago as well and so I've had a rough ride, but I've really enjoyed every minute.

"I thought I was going on holiday, I was ready to book the next day!"

Mum-of-three Danielle, who admitted to still being "strapped up", showed off the extent of the bruises on her body in photos posted to Instagram last week.

Danielle Lloyd poses with husband Jamie O'Hara backstage on Splash (18 January 2014).

© Instagram / missdlloyd

Danielle was supported by footballer husband Jamie O'Hara on Saturday's show.

"I've had no diving experience whatsoever and I'm terrified of heights" she continued. "It's helped me overcome my fears of heights."

On Saturday, TOWIE star Dan Osborne automatically made it through from a combination of the judges' scores and the public vote leaving Danielle in the splash-off with MP Penny Mordaunt. But Danielle's final dive led the judges to unanimously vote her through to the next stage.

Danielle will now be getting in plenty of practice for the next round, but she revealed that she's not too keen on doing the 10 metre dive.

Danielle Lloyd prepares to dive on Splash! (18 January 2014).


"They might try but I think someone would have to push me off," she added.

Danielle and Dan join TV presenter Michaela Strachan, Diversity dancer Perri Kiely, Boyzone singer Keith Duffy and children's TV presenter Anna Williamson in the semi-finals.

After leaving the ITV studios, Danielle told fans on Instagram: "On route home to see my hubby & babies been a tough few days."

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