Shaun Ryder saves Roy Walker from drowning | Heroics after paddleboard accident

Shaun Ryder saves Roy Walker from drowning

Heroics after paddleboard accident

comedy This has to go down as today’s most unlikely story: apparently Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder has saved TV Catchphrase star Roy Walker from drowning.

The pair were filming on paddleboards off the coast of Sardinia when 77-year-old Roy was hit by a massive wave, prompting the former hell-raiser to dive in after him.

An unnamed source told The Sun: ‘It was terrifying to watch. Roy was underwater for some time before Shaun got him out. It was a real superhero moment. Roy says that without Shaun he might not be alive'

The incident happened during the filming of a new ITV show, 100 Years Younger, in which celebrities adhere to a strict diet and exercise routine, as well as more bizarre anti-ageing treatments.

The newspaper reports that the comedian sliced his leg open in the drama.

Published: 27 Jan 2018

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