Prince Andrew's ex Fergie lands new US TV job as judge on a show where celebs dance with HORSES

PRINCE Andrew's ex Sarah Ferguson has landed a new US TV role – judging celebrities as they dance with horses.

While the 60-year-old Duke of York might be shunning the spotlight in light of the ongoing Jeffrey Epstein scandal, Fergie is set to make a mark with the new reality series.

Bigshot television producer Claudia Rosencrantz has revealed all on new show Dancing With Horses, revealing that her production company Studio 1 have shot a "high-quality proof of concept pilot" with horse-lover Fergie in the UK.

Claudia told Deadline: "She was a judge, and she was wonderful to work with."

She admitted that it was "complicated" to shoot with the animals, filming the American show in the UK for access to Britain and France's trained horses.

The horses' welfare was also closely monitored, with Claudia revealing that an American animal welfare group were heavily involved during the pilot's production.

She added to the publication: "It’s been eight years in my head trying to get those horses dancing. It’s literally the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen.

"It’s like Dancing With The Stars but your partner is a horse and it is an absolutely, exquisite, complicated, wonderful show."

So far, only a pilot has been filmed but Claudia is confident that it will be turned into a whole series – which would give Fergie a huge platform on international TV.

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has halted discussions around the show being commissioned – but Fox reality chief Rob Wade previously mentioned the format back in January, which is a promising sign.

This wouldn't be Fergie's first venture into television, having previously appeared in The Vicar of Dibley as well as sitcom Friends over the years.

The former member of the royal family was married to Prince Andrew for 10 years between 1986 and 1996, with the pair sharing two daughters together; Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie.

Last year, speculation began to mount that the pair were back together, with Fergie publicly defended her former husband over his links with famous sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

The Duke is wanted in the US for questioning over his friendship with the American financier, who committed suicide in prison in August 2019.

Virginia Giuffre, formerly Roberts, claims she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew when she was 17 by Epstein and his Brit "madam" ex, Ghislaine Maxwell.

She previously alleged in court papers that she had sex with the royal "three times, including one orgy" in London, at Epstein's home, and on his private "paedo" island in the Caribbean.

She told press that Prince Andrew "knows what he's done."

Prince Andrew was pictured with his arm around the then 17-year-old's waist at the home of Maxwell in London in 2001 – but he strenuously denies the claims.

The royal has been keeping a low profile ever since, and wasn't even pictured at his and Fergie's daughter Beatrice's wedding to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi earlier this month.

The Palace released two initial wedding photos — one featured the Princess and her new husband while the other showed the newlyweds with the Queen and Prince Philip.

Another two photos were later released – but Prince Andrew was still absent from both, although it was reported that he walked her down the aisle.

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