Drug cheat Lance Armstrong to star in new Australian-filmed reality series ... trends now
Disgraced professional cyclist Lance Armstrong recently headed to Australia to star in a new reality series called Stars on Mars.
The drug cheat, 51, is a contestant on the U.S reality show which sees a group of U.S. celebrities compete on a landscape designed to mimic the arid plains of Mars.
The series was filmed in the South Australian opal mining town of Coober Pedy, and was partially funded by Australian tax dollars via the Federal Government’s Location Incentive.
The South Australian Film Corporation, a government organisation that funds local film productions, recently admitted to 7News it was 'unaware' that Armstrong would be appearing on the show.
Stars on Mars is hosted by legendary Star Trek actor William Shatner, 92, and features a bevy of American stars including wrestler Ronda Rousey, 36, and Modern Family star Ariel Winter, 25.
Disgraced professional cyclist Lance Armstrong (pictured) recently headed to Australia to star in a gripping new reality series called Stars on Mars
'It's the most realistic celebrity Mars colony simulation ever created,' Shatner says in a trailer.
Seven-times Tour De France champion Armstrong had his titles stripped from him in