The Traitors’ Amanda Lovett said being on the reality show gave her the opportunity to “have her own identity”.
The BBC show, which started airing last month, shows 22 strangers playing “the ultimate game of detection, backstabbing and trusting” at a castle in the Scottish Highlands in hopes of winning up to 120,000 pound.
Welsh estate agent Lovett was selected in the opening episode as one of three “traitors” tasked with choosing each night which “loyal” participants had to leave the show, At the same time try not to let yourself be suspicious.
We’re all still friends, all 22 of usAmanda Lovett
After being kicked out of the game on Tuesday night’s episode, the 54-year-old told the PA news agency: “I’ve had kids and everything since I was 19, then got married and went to work and it was great to be have children of their own. accuracy.
“And for people to look at me when I say I’m a traitor and go ‘oh my god,’ it could really be a woman in her 50s who could play the part.”
Lovett, who has five children and has taken on the role of mother to many of her fellow contestants, revealed that she decided to adopt a “mother and kill them” approach to try to win the contest. game.
She told PA: “We all think of mothers as ‘they’ve been there, done it, they’ve settled down and have nothing else to give to life’.
“But I think when you turn 50 and your kids start to grow up, it’s time to embrace life.
“Use all of your life experience and confidence that you have gained, put it and make it the direction you want to go.”
Despite being revealed to be one of the cheating traitors chosen by host Claudia Winkman at the beginning of the series, Lovett revealed that she is still close to her contestants and is planning for a holiday with “loyalty” Theo Mayne is eliminated next year.
“We are all still friends, all 22 of us,” she said.
“We have a caravan and Theo and his partner Simon will be down in the caravan with us for the summer. We all stay in touch a lot.”
Reflecting on struggling with his conscience as a traitor, Lovett added: “That’s the point, I’m sad to have upset them, so I thought you could see me. It’s a bit fuzzy towards the end of the movie.”
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To win the prize money at the end of the series, based on a Dutch format called De Verraders, players must avoid being “killed” or “deported”.
When the competition ends on Thursday, the remaining players will share the prize if they are all loyal.
However, if there is still an undetected traitor among them, the traitor will walk away with the full amount.
During the competition, the contestants accumulated prizes through a series of games.
Traitor continues on BBC One.
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