I’m a Celebrity’s Amir Khan admits of his past “I did wrong, I was messing around a lot, I don’t want to live that life”

Amir said the jungle experience had been "cleansing my head"

Amir Khan

I’m a Celebrity star Amir Khan has admitted that, despite being married with a young daughter, he lives “a young bachelor’s life”.

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The former world champion boxer, who briefly separated from wife Faryal Makhdoom earlier this year, shocked some viewers during Monday night’s show when he failed to remember his daughter’s birthday: “She’s three, turning four in a couple of months, oh no, er, the summer…”

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And during a heart to heart with fellow campmate Iain Lee, Amir said “I live a young bachelors life, I need to live a family life.

“I did wrong, I was messing around a lot, I don’t want to live that life.”

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But Amir suggested that the I’m a Celebrity experience had helped him get some perspective, saying it had been “cleansing my head”.