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ITV Confirms That I’m A Celebrity Will Return This Year

I'm a celebrity 2020
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It was feared that ‘I’m A Celebrity’ would not go ahead due to the Covid-19 pandemic however ITV have no confirmed the good news that it will air this year.

Here’s who is rumoured to appear on the show this year:

Carole Baskin
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Carole Baskin

Gaining worldwide attention earlier in 2020 for her appearance in ‘The Tiger King’ documentary, Carole Baskin is an American big-cat rights activist and CEO of Big Cat Rescue. Baskin sparked controversy on the show with many viewers thinking that she wasn’t as innocent as she seemed. A show source told The Sun “Jungle producers have made a formal approach and hope she will do it.”.

Beverley Callard
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Beverley Callard

Beverley Callard is the first celebrity to officially sign up for this year’s series. Famous for playing Liz McDonald in Coronation Street, she’s giving up pulling pints for eating bugs. Callard has already announced her retirement from the long running soap opera and has said she is free for new projects.

Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona

The Manchester United legend could be the perfect personality to stir up trouble in the camp. The show’s producer said “I just like the idea of Eric Cantona talking in French and coming up with really profound things.”.

Richard Madeley
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Richard Madeley

After recently stating that he would never do Strictly Come Dancing when speaking with The Sun, could the jungle be a better fit for Richard Madeley? When speaking to the Radio Times in 2019 he mentioned that “if they ask me next year, I will think about it seriously, but I’d really have to have a look at my diary really and see how it would impact work” in response to be asked if he would go on the show.

Charles Ingram
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Charles Ingram

Famous for his cheating scandal on ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’, Ingram’s case was recently told in the mini series Quiz. He has odds of 3/1 on Ladbrookes of appearing on I’m a Celebrity.

Susanna Reid
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Susanna Reid

If she can put up with Co-hosting Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan, she can definitely take on the jungle! After co-star Kate Garraway came out of the jungle last year, it seemed that Reid fancied the challenge herself.

Ricky Hatton
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Ricky Hatton

The former champion boxer Ricky Hatton is currently listed as 1/4 for entering the jungle on Paddypower.

Run out of shows to watch? check out our list of shows coming to Netflix in July here.