KING of the Jungle Joe Swash is returning to I’m A Movie star alongside a collection of former winners and contestants.
The 38-year-old actor and presenter, who beforehand hosted the spin-off present, has agreed to play a job on this 12 months’s twentieth collection.
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Former I am A Celeb winner Joe Swash is coming again to the presentCredit score: Getty – Contributor
When Joe first entered I’m A Celeb’s Australian jungle in 2008, he was finest recognized for taking part in Mickey Miller in EastEnders.
He finally gained the ITV present, beating tennis legend Martina Navratilova and Star Trek actor George Takei with almost 70 per cent of viewers’ votes.
He’ll be a part of 2015’s Jungle Queen Vicky Pattison, 33, Charlie Brooks, 39, who gained in 2012, and former Towie star Joey Essex, 30, who completed fourth in 2013.
However producers on the present, being filmed at Gwrych Citadel, close to Abergele, Conwy, are protecting the precise involvement of the ex-contestants near their chest.
Joe was topped king of the jungle in 2008 Credit score: Information Group Newspapers Ltd
They’ve mentioned placing them within the fort for an evening, getting them to current a trial, or having them pop up as a part of new yet-to-be-decided options.
A supply stated: “Joe was one of many present’s hottest winners.
“He completely walked his 12 months, bagging almost 70 per cent of the ultimate vote over Martina and George.
“After they have been these to ask again, he appeared a no brainer.
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“Simply as with Vicky, Joey and Charlie, precisely what Joe might be doing in North Wales nonetheless stays to be seen.
“All types of issues have been mentioned and he’s recreation for something.
“He is aware of the present inside out so who higher to have on board. He’s buzzing.”
Joe’s career has been synonymous with the present. The 12 months after profitable the principle present, he joined the ITV2 spin-off, now referred to as Further Camp.
Former contestant Joey Essex will even be concerned within the new collection Credit score: Brian Roberts – The Solar
It was the place he met his companion, former X Issue contestant Stacey Solomon, 31, who was topped Queen of the Jungle after her personal stint on the present in 2010.
The couple had their first child, Rex, in Might final 12 months.
Joe additionally has a 13-year-old son, Harry, from a earlier relationship.
It’s thought Joe, identical to Vicky, Charlie and Joey, needed to self-isolate for as much as two weeks earlier than heading to the set.
Joe Swash met his companion Stacey Solomon on I am A Celeb spin-off Further CampCredit score: Getty – Contributor
He’s certainly one of three EastEnders stars to win the present — 2012 winner Charlie performed Janine Butcher. And final 12 months it was gained by Jacqueline Jossa, 28, who performed Lauren Branning.
In the meantime, Joe’s former co-star Shane Richie, 56 — who performed Alfie Moon — is among the many favourites to be topped King of the Citadel this 12 months.
This 12 months’s present, offered by Ant McPartlin — who is celebrating his 45th birthday tomorrow — and Declan Donnelly, additionally 45, is being held within the Nineteenth-century, Grade I-listed fort after Covid-19 journey restrictions made capturing in New South Wales, Australia, not possible.
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