2017 X Factor winner Myles says he can’t wait to get stuck into Camp life and meet his idols Ant and Dec.
Former Girls Aloud singer Nadine says she’s signed up for I’m a Celebrity in a bid to dispel her fear of trying anything new. She says that since she became a Mum she’s lost her gutsy attitude and become fearful of simple things in life.
Despite being a self-confessed news junkie, Andrew says he’s glad he has the perfect excuse to miss listening to the politicians in the run-up to the general election. Andrew explains “I am a massive current affairs junkie but to be honest, even I have had enough (of politics!).
Former EastEnders actress Jacqueline is looking forward to a phone detox in the Jungle and admits the toughest part will be entering as herself rather than as a fictional character.
Arsenal and England football legend Ian Wright is entering Camp this year after being impressed by his friend Harry Redknapp’s efforts and seeing the camaraderie formed around the campfire.
“Harry and I play golf together and we spoke about it. He had a really great time, it was a fantastic thing for him to do and he’s still talking about it to this day! I like the vibe, it’s a really cool show and I’m really intrigued.”
Ian reckons that the ‘football fraternity’ (especially Spurs fans) will be voting in their droves for him to face the dreaded Trials. “The football fraternity will be watching,” he admits. “Not only do they want to see me do well, but the ones who may not be so keen on me will want to see me go through stuff that they’d never dream of!”
Readily admitting he’ll find the lack of technology and small food rations tough, Ian says he’s going to miss being able to catch up on the latest football games terribly.
“I’m definitely going to miss football. I don’t think I’ve ever been in a situation where I’ve been that isolated from the game in my life.”
When asked about his phobias, Ian said “Snakes, rats and creepy crawlies are not the kind of thing I’d have in my bedroom! Some of those things will make me squirm but I’ll deal with them when I’m in there. And to be honest, I’m trying not to think about it too much because if you do, you could tie yourself in knots!”
American TV star Caitlyn Jenner outlines why she’s taken on the challenge of TV’s toughest Entertainment show – and she predicts it will be hard. “I did the US version of this and it was a very interesting experience last time I did it,” she explains.
He’s happy to crawl around with spiders and creepy crawlies, but put Roman in a coffin with cotton wool and he’ll definitely freak out.
Radio presenter Adele says her phobia of spiders is so bad that she has to have cedar blocks around her house to prevent them from daring to enter. “I’ve only camped once and that was the worst night of my life,” she reveals. “I hate spiders. If I see one, I can’t speak, I freeze and I do this weird thing where I wring my hands together!”