The popular ITV reality show ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’ returns to the small screen this Sunday night, November 17 at 9 PM. As the show heads into its 19th series, here are the ten celebs who will be battling the challenging terrain of the Australian jungle and competing in Bushtucker trials in the hopes of winning the prize money for their chosen charity as well as snagging the title of King/Queen of the Jungle.
This is not World-famous Olympian and TV personality, Caitlyn Jenner’s first time in the Jungle, having already participated in the US version of I’m A Celebrity, she is eager to return to the reality show. She says that although the lack of food and terrifying Bushtucker trials, it is her other competitors she is most worried about; “Dealing with other people is by far the hardest thing,” she explains. “It’s much more difficult than dealing with the most poisonous snakes in the world. That’s easy – just stay away from them!”
Radio 1 presenter and DJ, Adele Roberts is also excited about her appearance on “I’m A Celebrity” and explains that the sleep deprivation that often wears heavily on the campers who are forced to rise with the sun won’t be an issue for her as she is used to waking up at 2 AM to host her early morning radio show.
Former Girls Aloud singer, Nadine Coyle is set to provide audiences with hours and hours of entertainment during her time in the Jungle and hopes to renew her confidence by stepping outside her comfort zone by participating in the show. She explained that since she became a mother to daughter Anaiya she has lost a lot of her courage and has become quite fearful of mundane things like flying!
Nadine is already a fan favourite over on Twitter with many looking forward to hearing the singers distinctive Northern Irish accents in contrast to her “I’m A Celebrity” co-stars.
— lewys (@lookingforlewys) November 11, 2019
Like do yous reckon that Kim Kardashian and all will be watching I’m a celeb and be wondering what the fuck is Nadine Coyle even saying
— Clodagh Crossan (@clodagh_crossan) November 10, 2019
Ian Wright MBE
Ex-footballer and broadcaster Ian Wright will enter the jungle this Sunday after rejecting countless approaches by the show’s producers in the past, as he believed there was “ too much jeopardy involved.” However, he has accepted the offer this year on the advice of his good friend and former King of the Jungle, Harry Redknapp. The well-known football pundit said he will miss being around his family and catching up on the latest football news while he’s in the Jungle.
Stand-up comedian, Andrew Maxwell admits he is terrified of bugs and creepy crawlies but claims to have put insects on his face in preparation for whatever’s thrown at him in the Jungle. Unlike co-star Ian, Andrew didn’t need much convincing to be on the show saying; “It was a no brainer when they asked me and I said ‘yes’ immediately.”
Good Morning Britain presenter, Kate Garraway hopes to provide comedic relief to viewers as she admits she is terrified of everything about the jungle but is especially afraid of heights and insects. The TV and radio presenter also joked that she will ban everyone in the camp talking about Brexit.
Former EastEnders actress, Jacqueline Jossa says she is looking forward to a “phone detox” during her time in the Jungle. The soap star admits that she is worried about entering the competition as herself rather than a fictional character, saying; “It’s going to be so difficult going in as me and that’s definitely going to be the hardest part[..] I have never done a show where I have been myself.”
Former England rugby union player, James Haskell, says the chance to take part in the popular ITV series came at the just the right time after his rugby World Cup dreams were dashed earlier this year after he was forced to retire due to an injury. Haskell has big shoes to fill, following in the footsteps of his in-laws, Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan who have previously appeared on the show.
Capital Radio’s Roman Kemp admits that he has some strange fears, although he is alright with insects he is terrified of cotton wool! He explained that he is not afraid of bugs or the dreaded eating challenges they face on the show but when it comes to his phobia of cotton wool he says; “I can’t even talk about it without getting scared and I definitely can’t touch it!”
Finally, ‘Rak-Su’ singer, Myles Stephenson, will also be entering the Jungle this Sunday night says his ideal campmate would be Sir Elton John and claims that he may show off his talents by singing to boost camp morale when things are getting tough. The X-Factor winner is excited to be on the show and is especially looking forward to meeting hosts Ant and Dec, claiming the pair were the reason he was a Newcastle FC fan initially growing up!
‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’ starts Sunday November 17 at 9pm on Virgin Media One.
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