Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 30 July 2014

Gardiner: Shayne has a lot to prove

Jason Gardiner will be keeping a close eye on Dancing On Ice contestant Shayne Ward

Dancing On Ice judge Jason Gardiner has said Shayne Ward will have to prove he can work hard, after finding fame on The X Factor.

The outspoken judge told Now magazine he thinks The X Factor can breed laziness, and so he will be watching Shayne carefully in the skating competition to see if he is dedicated enough to win.

Jason sniped: "The X Factor doesn't really set out to make stars any more - not as winners. It hasn't had that track record.

"A lot of these shake and bake music stars who've come up through these TV shows don't have a great work ethic, I've noticed. That's why they don't stick around.

"With this show you have to work hard. Has Shayne got the work ethic? I don't know."

Jason also admitted the comments he received from angry fans, which have even included death threats, because of his outspoken remarks, do hurt.

He said: "Absolutely. That's what people forget - you're human just like everybody else. When you're up, you can deal with it. When you're down and everyone's turning on you it's hard. But I'm a survivor."

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