A representative of Boris Johnson has said that there is no truth to claims he's in talks to enter the jungle for the 2023 series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here.


The former Prime Minister had been linked to an appearance on the long-running ITV reality series, but a spokesperson for Johnson categorically denied the rumours.

"Boris is not doing this programme and is not in talks to do so," the spokesperson told The Mirror.

Johnson's stint as PM ended with his resignation in July 2022. He stood down as Conservative MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in June 2023, shortly before the investigation into the Partygate scandal found that he had deliberately misled parliament.

Had he taken part in I'm a Celeb, he would have been following in the footsteps of his father Stanley Johnson who took part in 2017, and former Cabinet Minister Matt Hancock – who served as Health Secretary under Johnson and came third in last year's season.

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At this stage, no one has been confirmed for this year's run of I'm a Celebrity, but a number of famous faces have been rumoured including Coronation Street star Alan Halsall and This Morning's Josie Gibson.

A number of other big names are likely to be added to the rumour mill between now and the start date later in 2023 – and we'll report all the latest news as and when it arrives.

Last year's season was won by former England international footballer Jill Scott after she beat Hollyoaks star Owen Warner and Hancock in the final.

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here will return to ITV1 in 2023. Check out more of our Entertainment coverage or visit our TV Guide and Streaming Guide to find out what's on.


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