Captain Jack is back in business! The actor, best known for starring in Doctor Who and spin-off Torchwood, already knows that his legions of fans will be “freak out” when they find out that he’s heading to the jungle.
Barrowman also says that he’s more than ready to take whatever the Bushtucker Trials throw at him: “OMG I want to do the trials for sure. I want people to vote for me. I want to keep myself busy.”
He’s best known for managing some of the best teams in football but Harry Redknapp has swapped the pitch for the leafy wilderness Down Under.
He hasn’t exactly been subtle about his appearance on the show however.
“I’m not allowed to say!” he told his hosts on talkSPORT radio in October 2018, responding to the question of whether he’d signed up to I’m a Celeb. “Anything could happen between now and then. I wouldn’t like to bet one way or the other…”
Redknapp – father to footballer and presenter son Jamie and uncle to Frank Lampard – is currently out of a job, after being sacked by Birmingham City in September 2017, but is under no illusion he’ll be king of the jungle. “I’m useless,” he told the Daily Mail back in 2013, adding that his wife Sandra “does everything. I can’t cook, I can’t make a coffee, I can’t do nothing.”
Aged 71, if you ask us it’s high time he learned to make a cuppa (even if it means lighting a fire on a jungle stove to do so…).
Coronation Street star Sair Khan has joined a long history of soap stars camping out in the I’m a Celeb jungle. The actress has played Alya Nasir for nearly five years on the ITV soap, and has had plenty of co-stars to ask for advice when it comes to surviving in the celebrity jungle. Previous Coronation Street stars to grace I’m a Celebrity include Antony Cotton, Jenni McAlpine and Helen Flanagan.
The former EastEnders actress has co-star Larry Lamb to thank for convincing her to take on I’m A Celeb. The actor was on the 2016 version of the show, and apparently told her he had the “best time ever”. OK then…
Rita played Roxy Mitchell in the BBC soap for ten years, before her character was killed off in 2017.
Fun fact: her uncle is Apprentice boss Lord Alan Sugar. Will he be tuning in? “I haven’t told my Uncle yet,” she said. “But I bet you he will watch it!”
The Vamps guitarist James McVey says he’s a massive I’m a Celebrity fan, having watched the show for the past 15 years. Now, he’s got to try it for himself…
The 25-year-old musician is even missing some gigs to be in the jungle, with his band heading out to South America while he takes time out in Oz. What will his fans think? “I think they will find it hilarious,” he says. “I’ve wanted to do this for years and now I am.”
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