David Hasselhoff's girlfriend rescues beachgoer

David Hasselhoff and his girlfriend Hayley Roberts. (BANG)

David Hasselhoff's girlfriend Hayley Roberts was part of her own “Baywatch” drama recently when she went to rescue a man who was suffering cramp in the sea.

David Hasselhoff's girlfriend helped rescue a man from the sea in Mexico.

Hayley Roberts - who met the 60-year-old actor when he was working in the U.K. on “Britain's Got Talent” - instinctively rushed when a man was suffering cramp near the beachfront resort of Akumal, and her famous boyfriend was so impressed with her quick reactions he told her she could have been a lifeguard on his TV show “Baywatch.”

She told BBC Wales: "I was busy chasing a turtle when I heard from far away, 'Help! Help!' I looked up and saw a man in distress. I immediately started to swim toward him out of instinct and shouted to David, who wasn't too far away, 'David that man needs help!'

"Luckily, as I arrived to him another man was already there. I said to David, 'I made a rescue!' He said, 'Good job, you could have been on 'Baywatch.’”

However, David would have had a hard time keeping up to the level of fitness of his 32-year-old girlfriend, as he recently revealed his legs no longer work as well as they used to.

He said: "I feel like I'm 40. My legs are the only thing - I'm having a hard time running.

"The best thing about 60 is that I'm 60, I'm no longer 59. My dad's 87 and he's still going. We have a good constitution and I do a lot of harm to it. I do a lot of drinking – healthy drinking but I'm pretty healthy."





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