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Saturdays' Una breaks toe ahead of diving show

IRISH pop star Una Foden was left in agony after breaking her toe ahead of celebrity TV diving show Splash!

The Saturdays' singer will take part in the TV diving series with Olympian Tom Daley as her mentor.

The first episode will air on Saturday and it's expected that she will still compete.

Mum-of-one, who's married to England rugby star Ben Foden has been nursing her injury for some time.

The Tipperary native tweeted, "I've had a broken baby toe for a couple of weeks. I know it's the poorest excuse for a moan ever but boy does it hurt."



A source from the show revealed that Una had been training very hard but was taking it easy as she's been in a lot of pain.

The source also explained how the pop star injured herself in the first place.

"She wasn't even jumping off the board when it happened. She was practising landing in foam in a 'dry area' and her foot just buckled."

With reality shows plummeting in the rating stakes the first series of Splash! got surprise ratings of 6.6m viewers.

Una isn't the only contestant of the new series to incur an injury with TV cop Rav Wilding pulling out of the show altogether with an injured leg, which needed surgery.