David Walliam's wife Lara stops his new challenge

Tuesday February 28, 2012

Little Britain star David Walliams has told how his supermodel wife put a halt to his plans to take on another challenge following his gruelling Thames swim.

The 40-year-old suffered the parasitic infection giardiasis.

And he still has physiotherapy after injuring a disc in his back during his eight-day charity swim in September last year.

David, who married Lara Stone in 2010, told the Radio Times that he wanted to fly to New York to meet his friend, adventurer Bear Grylls, to discuss a new endeavour.

The comic said: "It was only scaling a rock face, but Lara got really upset and said no..."

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