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Lucrative TV deal: Boris Becker allows himself to be chased through the woods

Lucrative TV deal: Boris Becker allows himself to be chased through the woods

Former tennis star Boris Becker will soon be chased through the jungles of Costa Rica by British survival expert Bear Grylls in a new reality TV show, according to an insider.

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It is very likely that Boris Becker will soon be chased through the woods by survival expert Bear Grylls. According to an insider, the former tennis star has signed a deal for a new TV show on Netflix.

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  • Former tennis star Boris Becker lived through turbulent years full of ups and downs.
  • But it seems the 56-year-old still has a desire for adventure.
  • According to the British newspaper “the sun” Baker is reportedly involved in a new show on Netflix called “Bear Hunt.”
  • The three-time Wimbledon winner is reportedly being hunted in the Costa Rican wilderness by British survival expert Bear Grylls.

Former tennis star Boris Becker has some turbulent years behind him.

After the 56-year-old was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for insolvency offenses in London in the spring of 2022, the former tennis star had to go to prison. After just six months, Baker was released early.

The next relief came last week: Baker's lawyer announced that his client was no longer insolvent.

Boris Becker is in the mood for adventure

But the tennis legend does not want a quiet new start, as he told French sports daily L'Equipe: “The last thing I need is a boring life. I'm not cut out for that.”

Now it looks like Boris Becker's next big adventure is within reach.

According to the British newspaper “the sun“, which is based on a television source, the former tennis star will reportedly appear in a new reality show on Netflix called “The bear” Be there as a participant.

The three-time Wimbledon winner is supposed to compete in the Costa Rican wilderness against other high-profile figures, while being pursued by British survival expert Bear Grylls. Whoever Grylls catches loses.

Boris Becker is said to have been offered a large sum for his participation. Because the producers of a new reality TV show can make a lot of money by sharing it.

“Boris Becker excitingly committed to Bear Hunt”

The source told The Sun: “Boris Becker is an exciting addition to Bear Hunt, not least because of the huge interest he has received in recent years.”

What's more: “Producers hope his natural fighting spirit, which he has always shown on the tennis court, will prove to be TV gold on this show.”

The TV appearance is a “return to the spotlight” for Boris Becker. Filming for the new TV show is supposed to begin soon.

The broadcast is scheduled for 2025. According to The Sun, 56-year-old Baker is not the only celebrity who will face the challenge in the Costa Rican jungle.

As well as Boris Becker, rugby star Danny Cipriani, Spice Girls singer Mel B and singer Una Healy are also said to be part of the cast.


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