Gladiators Jet star admits there were co-star rivalries that she wasnt aware of

Gladiators Jet star Diane Youdale has opened up about backstage rivalries during her time on the show.

The 51-year-old beauty appeared on the show when was 22 and has recalled her experience working on the hit ITV show.

She revealed that off-screen rivalries between her co-stars occurred but she was unaware of any drama between her cast members at the time.

Speaking to Daily Star on Tuesday, Diane expained: "I wasn't terribly aware of the rivalry at the time but apparently there was.

"There would have been. We've got a team of extremely competitive people.

"Both the women and the men. ‘Oh I want to be able to beat her win rate' and all of that’”

Jet also revealed she would get angry with herself if she didn’t achieve her personal best.

She explained: "How you then compare to the others? I wouldn't kind of go ‘Oh I want to be as good as her' or as good as him’.

"I just needed to be my own personal best because I knew what my potential was and if I didn't fulfil that potential I would get angry with myself."

Millions of Brits spent Saturday nights tuning into Gladiators back in the 90s, with Diane’s character Jet becoming an overnight sex symbol after wowing with her stunning looks and incredible athletic ability on the show.

Diane quickly gained sex symbol status and has since gone on to explore other career avenues and regularly appeared on Big Brother's Bit on the Side as a psychotherapist, analysing housemate behaviour.

Former Gladiators presenter Ulrika Jonsson arecently revealed there was a lot of "bed-hopping" backstage of the huge 1990s show.

Explaining how the cast were all put up in a hotel during filming, she told The Sun : "That first year in the Hyatt Regency hotel, which we more or less took over, there was a lot of bed-hopping, as there would be with a bunch of young, virile men and women with insane bodies.

"Apparently, there were quite a few multiples of people enjoying a bit of rough and tumble under the covers.”

Diana has also teased that the original Gladiators stars are in talks for a special 30th anniversary reunion show.

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