He’s eaten piranha, dived into freezing bogs full of animal remains, and huddled in sheep carcases for warmth, but there is one thing Man vs. Wild’s Bear Grylls reportedly refused to do – work on two yet unannounced projects with the Discovery channel.
A Discovery Channel spokesperson told the Hollywood Reporter exclusively that they have ended their relationship with the wilderness guru.
‘Due to a continuing contractual dispute with Bear Grylls, Discovery has terminated all current productions with him,’ the spokesperson said.
Natural selection: Bear Grylls and Discovery Channel no longer have a working relationship, a source said
Man vs. Network: The source says Grylls refused to participate in two of Discovery Channel’s upcoming shows
Sources told the entertainment website that Grylls has been unwilling to participate in two upcoming projects, in violation of his contract.
Grylls, 37, has been starring in the series since 2006, and has travelled all over the globe, from Nambia to Zambia, and from the Arctic Circle to China.
The sixth season of the series wrapped up production last August.
The show documented the British adventurer’s travels as he made his way through some of the most inhospitable places on Earth.