Celebrities

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.

Iain Lee

Occupation: Radio Host

Age: 44

Phobias: I am terrified of everything.

Role in the Camp: Definitely not the cook. I will be the worker who mucks in with everything.

What you will miss the most: My family, iPod and my radio show.

Dream Campmate: Pete Townsend or The Monkees.

Meet your 2017 Celebrity Campmates!

It’s time, it’s time! We can finally reveal who the Celebrity Campmates are for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2017.

10 new famous faces have opted to swap their comforts for Camp life and experience the unknown in the Australian Jungle, complete with a few nasty surprises and of course - the dreaded Bushtucker Trials.

We’ve got soapstars, sporting champions, a popstar, a former politician and a YouTube sensation. Shall we find out more about them?

Amir Khan

Occupation: Boxing Champion
Age: 30
Phobias: Spiders, snakes and heights.
Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the Jungle: People only ever see me in the boxing ring. It will be nice to show people what I'm like away from it.
Role in the Camp: The leader. I will spur people on.
What you will miss the most: My family and my daughter.
Dream Campmate: Drake and Floyd Mayweather would be amazing!

Dennis Wise

Occupation: Retired Footballer
Age: 50
Phobias: I’m a bit claustrophobic, so I’m dreading any trial involving a coffin.
Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the Jungle: Everyone thinks of me as a fiery character. I’m sure they will wonder how I will cope.
Role in the Camp: I am not afraid of hard work. I will be throwing my weight behind everything.
What you will miss the most: My family and freedom.
Dream Campmate: Elvis Presley.