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Holly Willoughby to co-host this year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!

Published: Wed 29 Aug 2018

Holly Willoughby to co-host this year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!
 
ITV today confirmed that Holly Willoughby will be joining Declan Donnelly in Australia to co-host this year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! 
 
Holly will join Dec for the upcoming series as Ant McPartlin takes a break from TV presenting.
 
Holly Willoughby said:
 
“I couldn’t be more excited to have been asked to stand alongside Dec for the next jungle adventure. I love Ant and want to send him my best wishes and support for a continued recovery. These are big shoes, not to fill, but just to keep warm for a little bit... Honestly, I’m a huge fan of ‘I’m a Celebrity’ and actually feel like I’ve won a competition to go and hang out on my favourite show! When is it a good time to tell Dec I’m scared of everything that moves?!”
 
Declan Donnelly said:
 
“I am hugely grateful to Holly for agreeing to accompany me to Australia this year. She was at the top of my list and I’m thrilled she said yes. It will be a different kind of series but we will try our best to ensure it is no less fun and eventful for our loyal viewers. I am also pleased to hear Holly is scared of everything. I am almost stupidly excited at the thought of watching her during the eating trials!”
 
ITV’s Director of Television, Kevin Lygo said:
 
“Holly is a brilliant presenter with a wicked sense of humour who has always enjoyed a great friendship and rapport with Ant and Dec – I have no doubt she will take to Jungle life, if not the critters, really quickly.”
 
Plans for This Morning will be announced in due course.
 
I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! returns to ITV this Autumn.