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Adlington cries over body 'insecurity' on I'm A Celebrity

Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington broke down in tears on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! after she told model Amy Willerton she made her "insecure".

Rebecca Adlington broke down in tears on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! after she told model Amy Willerton she made her 'insecure' Credit: ITV

Adlington added: "And it's also making me very, very insecure that I have to look a certain way. For me, I was an athlete, I wasn't trying to be a model, but pretty much every single week on Twitter I get somebody commenting on the way I look."

Adlington told former EastEnder Laila Morse the model, who represented Great Britain at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant, "doesn't know what it's like on a day to day basis".

She said: "She's stick thin, she's got these push-up bras that make her boobs seem massive. She's stunning."


Adlington predicts 'competitive nature will come out'

Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington has predicted that her "competitive nature will come out" when she is banished to a jungle as part of the ITV series I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!

Rebecca Adlington has been revealed as one of the contestants for the 2013 series of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!

Writing on her blog, the swimmer said: "When I was invited to take part in the show, I didn't have to think twice. I've watched the show most years and was addicted last year."

She also admitted she hates having "bugs, spiders and other creepy crawlies anywhere near" but hoped the show would provide an opportunity to talk about her SwimStars initiative.


Dorries apologises for 'genuinely inadvertent breach'

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has apologised to the Commons for what she called "a genuinely inadvertent breach of the rules" relating to registering her fee for I'm A Celebrity.

Ms Dorries said in a statement, "I wish to apologise to the House fully and unreservedly for what was a genuinely inadvertent breach of the rules which I have at all times sought to comply ply with."

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Dorries' TV appearance linked to 'work in the House'

Tory MP Nadine Dorries should apologise to the Commons and properly register income from all her media work, a standards watchdog has recommended.

Standards Commissioner Kathryn Hudson found that the payments made to Ms Dorries as a result of her appearance on the show should have been declared.

The committee's report said: "Ms Dorries contended that such payments were made to a company, Averbrook Ltd, of which she is a director, and that she was not required to register income received by the company, but only any remuneration she drew from it.

We find it hard to believe she would have been invited to appear on I'm a Celebrity if she had not come to public prominence as a Member of the House.

It is clear that Ms Dorries's media work was remunerated, whether or not those payments were made to her or to her company.

We agree with the Commissioner that Ms Dorries should have registered payments for such media services even though those payments were made through Averbrook Ltd."

– Standards Committee

The report said that, while her media work may not have influenced her representation of her Mid Bedfordshire seat, it was "likely to have been linked to her work in the House".

You can read the report in full on the Standards Committee website.

MP Dorries told to apologise for not registering TV work

Nadine Dorries was suspended by her party when she appeared on an ITV reality show. Credit: ITV

Tory MP Nadine Dorries should apologise to the House of Commons and register all her income from media work, a parliamentary standards watchdog has recommended following an investigation into her appearance on I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!

Ms Dorries refused to declare to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards how much she earned from the reality show because of a confidentiality agreement with ITV.

The House of Commons Standards Committee found Ms Dorries had failed to abide by the registrar's advice and had breached the code through her "attitude to the Commissioner's inquiries".

The committee recommended that Ms Dorries registers all payments in respect of her employment and "apologises to the House by way of a personal statement".

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