There had been doubts over whether Ant McPartlin would be hosting I’m a Celebrity this year after he went to rehab in June for an addiction to prescription painkillers that developed following a knee operation in 2014.
The director of programmes was asked at the Edinburgh Television Festival whether Ant would be assuming his presenting duties, to which Lygo replied: “How very dare you! Ant is doing really well and we’re expecting him to return to I’m a Celebrity, so we won’t be resting [the show].”
He also added that he thought Ant was “irreplaceable”.
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