RECRUITS AT WAR!
Woman's Day Australia|November 16, 2020
As the show’s finale draws closer, tensions are starting to explode

Breakdowns, name-calling, and fallouts are just some of the explosive on-screen drama that have made the inaugural season of SAS Australia one of the wildest shows of the year. And it’s all due to its star recruits, who are fuelling their feuds well beyond the SAS compound!

As the dust finally looks to settle on Roxy Jacenko’s highly publicised spat with Candice Warner, actor Firass Dirani has been kickstarting a round of his own! Last week, radio host Merrick Watts and former The Biggest Loser coach Shannan Ponton got into a heated onscreen argument following Firass’s disrespectful comments to the Directing Staff– and even though filming wrapped up months ago, it seems there’s still no love lost between the trio!

Despite Merrick and Firass insisting they didn’t “have a problem” with each other, the Underbelly star, 35, accused the comedian, 46, of being a “control freak” who “singled him out” and tried to “baby” him during filming.

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