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The internet reacts to Pauline Hanson joining SAS Australia

''This is going to be hilarious.''
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One Nation leader Pauline Hanson is reportedly joining the upcoming season of SAS Australia, which is set in the Middle East.

A source told the Daily Mail that politician was approached about the show, but has only recently agreed to join the cast as she wants to “challenge herself”.

“The new season will be filmed in the Middle East, so it will defiantly take Pauline out of her comfort zone,” the source told the publication.

Pauline Hanson is reportedly joining SAS Australia.

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Australians were quick to react to the news online.

“I don’t want to watch the show, but I think I will just to see this,” one user penned on Twitter.

“This is going to be hilarious,” another added.

“How much is she being paid?” a third asked.

Hanson previously appeared on Dancing With The Stars.

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This isn’t the first time Pauline Hanson has appeared on reality television.

In 2004, she had a go at the inaugural season of Dancing With The Stars. Paired with dancer Salvatore Vecchio, the pair ended the series in second place, losing to Home and Away’s Bec Hewitt and her partner Michael Miziner.

She also appeared on the first season of Celebrity Apprentice Australia in 2011, and was fired in task seven, while Julia Morris won the season.

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Channel Seven are apparently still casting for the upcoming season of SAS Australia, but other stars rumoured to join the cast include AFL’s Ben Cousins, and transgender footy champ Dani Laidley.

The show is to be set to be filmed at the end of the year.

One Nation, Pauline’s party, has previously come under fire for its anti-Islam policies, including calls to prohibit Muslims from wearing the burqa in public and calls to ban halal certification.

SAS Australia is reportedly set to be filmed at the end of the year.

Pauline isn’t the first contentious public figure to appear on the reality show.

The series has also seen the likes of Sam Burgess, Wayne Carey, host Ant Middleton, and more.

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