Occupation: Former England football starAge: 36Phobias: I don’t like spiders or snakes but there is no way I am going to look a wuss on the trials!Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the Jungle: I’d like to change people’s perceptions about footballers in general but I know my family and friends know the real me – and that is what mattersRole in the Camp: Definitely not the chef! I’d like to provide banter to keep us all amusedMiss most: Aside from my wife and kids, my mobile phone and not being able to have any control over decisions I makeDream Campmate: Brian May and Kim Kardashian
Celebrities enter the Jungle for many a reason. For former England footballer Kieron, it was to earn some serious dad-points.
“I’m A Celebrity… is a favourite in our house,” says Kieron. “I watch it with my children and they wanted me to do it. They begged me to go on!”
It wasn’t just his kids pushing him into it though – he’s also doing it for charity, donating his entire fee to the Jude Brady Foundation. But Kieron’s up for having a laugh whilst doing some good, with his eye firmly on the role of Camp clown: “I like to stir things up and I am a mickey taker,” he says. “I will amuse myself and have a banter with everyone.” Let’s hope they’re actually in the mood for some laughter…