Sweet Magnolias star Jamie Lynn Spears31, saw her life take a complete 180 degree turn when she signed up for the TV show Special Forces. The trailer, released on October 27, sees a distraught Jamie in tears after going through a series of life-threatening challenges, including falling out of a helicopter. “If you were to die, that’s nature’s way of saying you’ve failed,” the trailer boldly begins. A team of hardened ex-special forces operatives will test 16 celebrities’ physical, mental and emotional limits with a series of life-changing obstacles.
“I don’t care how rich or famous they are, they have entered our world, and they will play by our rules,” Fearless 48 hours star Jason Fox said in the clip. He also joins Rudy Reyes, Mark Billinghamand Remi Adeleke, as the primary directing staff on the Fox series. Some of the other familiar faces audiences can expect to see include former Spice Girl Mel Bformer Bachelorette Hannah Brown, Kate Plus 8 star Kate Gosselin, The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore, Famous Rehab host Dr. Drew Pinskyand many more.
The Things I should have said author shared a photo with her cast members on Instagram on September 7, telling her followers that the experience changed her life. “So excited to finally be able to share about this life-changing experience, and the lifelong bonds I’ve made with these amazing people during this process. No words can explain it, you just have to tune in to @foxtv to experience it with us ,” Jamie captioned the photo. Outside of her usual opulent ensembles, the blonde beauty rocked a white long-sleeve t-shirt, army pants and combat boots for the group photo. Reality Club Fox also shared the trailer on their Instagram with the caption, “Will these 16 celebrity recruits be able to face their fears and survive the toughest, most grueling challenges they’ve ever had to endure?”
Kenya even shared an emotional message about her time on the show with the same photo on September 7. “OMG I can’t believe I’ve pushed myself further than humanly possible. Further than we and I thought we could. We all know there’s nothing I love more than a good challenge. Don’t miss me , pushing beyond all my limits when ‘Special Forces: The Ultimate Test’ premieres on @FOXTV in January! So honored to be among the incredible people and friends,” the 51-year-old wrote.
Fox reality chief Rob Wade released a statement about what viewers can expect come the new year, per TV line. “[Special Forces] put celebrities you know and love through the most pure and authentic test of endurance I’ve ever seen,” said Rob. “In many ways it’s more about mental strength than physical strength. It’s an eye-opening look at the most intense training in the world and gives a taste of the grit and bravery our armed forces display on a daily basis, which has been a life-changing experience for these celebrities.”