All about: Rita Simons

Former EastEnders star Rita Simons was persuaded to head to the Jungle by a famous pal - 2016 Campmate Larry Lamb!

“I’m excited about going in the Jungle. I know quite a lot of people who have done it including Larry Lamb. He said he couldn’t advise me more to do it as he had the best time ever.”

Kezia Dugdale

Occupation: Politician

Age: 36

Phobias: I've had to deal with rats and snakes, but never creepy crawlies. I'm scared of them and birds.

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the Jungle: I think people see me as good-natured, but I can be steely too. I'm very determined.

Role in the Camp: Keeping the peace.

What you will miss the most: Caffeine and food.

Dream Campmate: Scarlett Moffatt.