Olivia Attwood and Chris Moyles are the first “confirmed” stars for I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here after they were pictured landing at Brisbane Airport.
The former Love Island star, 31, and radio presenter, 48, who were rumored to be members of the lineup, kept things casual as they arrived on Tuesday.
According to The Sun, Chris said, “I have absolutely no idea what my family and friends would think of me doing a show like I’m A Celebrity”.
‘That should be nice!’ Chris became the first confirmed star for I’m A Celebrity when he landed at Brisbane Airport on Tuesday and confirmed he would be appearing on the show
“I never asked them. But I think they would be a lot more nervous about me doing Antiques Roadshow. That should be fun, fingers crossed though.
When asked if he was afraid of jungle creatures and snakes, he replied: “There’s a lot of everything in this country, like sports and beer and I’m not afraid of sports. or beer. So I think everything will be fine.
Other stars reportedly signed up for the adventure include 1980s pop icon Boy George and comedian Seann Walsh.
A source previously told The Sun: ‘Chris is a huge signing for I’m A Celebrity and they’ve been trying to sign him for years.
Fashionable: The radio presenter, 48, who would have been a member of the lineup, kept things casual in a navy bomber jacket, jeans and a black baseball cap
Confirmation: He said: ‘I have absolutely no idea what my family and friends would think of me doing a show like I’m A Celebrity’
He added: “I never asked them. But I think they would be a lot more nervous about me doing Antiques Roadshow. It should be nice, fingers crossed anyway’
On his way: When asked if he was afraid of jungle creatures and snakes, he said: ‘There’s a lot of everything in this country, like sports and beer, and I don’t I’m not afraid of sports or beer”.
“He had previously turned them down for a number of reasons, but this year seems like the right time.
‘Chris has signed up and is mentally and physically preparing to go down. It’s a huge moment for him and he can’t wait to get there.
“Fans of the show are in for a treat and Chris has no doubt there will be people ringing the bell to vote for him to do some of the grueling tryouts.”
A representative for Chris was contacted by MailOnline for comment at the time.
Beaming: Appearing in high spirits, the TV personality smiled from ear to ear
Handsome: He looked cool with a pair of aviator sunglasses
To finish! A source previously said: ‘Chris is a huge signing for I’m A Celebrity and they’ve been trying to sign him for years’
Hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly said they wanted to see Chris as a sidekick in 2012.
Geordie Dec explained, “He’d be really funny, he’d probably win.”
“And he’s gotten so thin that even the lack of food wouldn’t bother him.” Ant added: ‘The thing is they all end up saying yes. We just wear them out.
Last year, Chris admitted he would struggle on the show because of his crippling fear of heights.
Radiant: The reality TV star went makeup free to showcase her natural beauty
Happy: Olivia appeared to be in good spirits as she beamed from ear to ear
Chat: Olivia answered questions from a reporter who raised her phone
Luxury: Olivia was decked out in Chanel gear, including slippers, a handbag and a carry bag
He said he had no idea he was so scared until he took his girlfriend Tiffany Austin’s niece to Go Ape.
Speaking on Radio X with Vernon Kay, Chris said: ‘I just wouldn’t be good at I’m a Celeb because we had Tiff’s niece last week and took her to Go Ape, you know the adventure place in the trees?
“I made myself a pap and realized I was more afraid of heights than I really thought, and I knew I was afraid of heights.”
Walking: She looked down as she walked around the airport
He added: “This guy was behind me with his daughter, he was talking to me through all the bridges: ‘It’s going to be ok, you have this, don’t worry about it’.
“Meanwhile, his daughter is like hanging stuff with one arm.
Earlier this week, it was reported that former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Seann Walsh had signed up for I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!
The comedian, 36, is believed to be heading Down Under for the new series – the first back in Australia since the coronavirus pandemic.
Here we are! It comes 10 years after hosts Ant and Dec (LR) first said they would like to have him on the show (pictured in 2020)
According to The Sun, ITV bosses are hoping Seann will discuss his infamous 2018 kiss with his Strictly pro partner Katya Jones, who was married to fellow dancer Neil Jones at the time.
The brief fling led to the end of Katya’s marriage to Neil the following year and Seann split from his ex-girlfriend Rebecca Humphries.
Also this week, it was reported that Olivia Attwood is set to become the very first Love Island star to appear on I’m a Celebrity later this year.
Reportedly, Seann and Olivia will join Babatunde Aleshe and Boy George in the jungle.
Famous faces: Other stars reportedly signing up for the jungle next month include 1980s pop icon Boy George, comedian Seann Walsh (pictured) and former Love Islander Olivia Attwood
Ant and Dec are set to welcome 12 new famous faces to the Aussie camp in November.
In a statement, ITV said: “Autumn also brings I’m A Celebrity, making a welcome return to ITV from the Australian jungle.”
The 2021 series saw Danny Miller crowned King of the Castle, while Giovanna Fletcher was the first person to win the Welsh version of the show the year before.
Celebrities: According to reports, Seann and Olivia will join Babatunde Aleshe and Boy George (pictured) in the jungle
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