Ever wondered how the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! campmates are always ready for hosts Ant and Dec’s arrival in camp?
They don’t know what time it is – and even though they get a morning wake up call (no one wants to watch a bunch of celebs snoozing) – they never know when the show is going to start. The only way they really know they’re about to go live? The same way we do: with Ant and Dec yelling from the rope bridge.
“You hear the ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here Noooowwww’ shout from one of the bridges,” last year’s runner-up Jake Quickenden told RadioTimes.com. “You get butterflies.”
The former X Factor contestant, who placed second to reigning King of the Jungle Carl Fogarty, joked that everyone has a pretty set routine when their arrival heralds a Bushtucker Trial or a campmate’s departure.
“You hear it and you know somebody’s going to leave in an hour. Then everyone goes to the toilet, clears themselves out, has a bit of hot water to drink and rice and beans and gets ready to get told if you’re going home or not.”
Ahem, evening Prime Minister…