Nasty judge Jason Gardiner of Dancing on Ice is now living in a tent after being fired from the show.
The 49-year-old actor has admitted that he didn’t realize how “toxic” filming the ITV series was until he took a step back and became an eco warrior.
Jason left the show in August 2019 – pushed back before learning that the Boss was secretly trying to replace him after his feud with contestant Gemma Collins.
He has since become one with nature; Living in a tent while studying the soil, planting flowers and even scavenging in Skip after escaping from the celebrity world.
The controversial TV judge spent three months in a tent building eco-friendly homes for refugees, calling his interesting new career a “real life-changing experience.”
He shared: “I’ve found a new life that isn’t about the toxic environment of the TV industry. My stint on Dancing On Ice was always full of controversies and a lot of issues, but the problem is I didn’t know that How poisonous it was till I was gone.
“It took me a while to decompress from this, I’ll be honest.”
json added Irish Mirror That he was working on a solo show before the pandemic hit, and his company was not eligible for government aid, so he was left with no option but to call it off.
He struggled with his mental health until a kind neighbor checked on his well being before offering him to work on his allotment.
Jason concluded: “The minute she took me there, something happened. I don’t know what it was but I got the excitement back in my life.”
“I used to get up every morning at 6 am and I would not leave the allotment till 8-9 pm. I did this seven days a week.”
Jason has a furious Dancing on Ice Row with Gemma, which comes to a head when he tells her that she “looks like the fridge”.
He had been a judge on the ITV hit since 2006, but the owners feared that his acid tongue would lead to celebrity contestants accusing him of “bullying” in later series, so he looked to replace him.
Upon learning of the secret meetings, Jason sensationally left the program.
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