Mo Farah has joined the I’m A Movie star citadel (Image: Rex Shutterstock)
I’m A Celebrity is back on our screens – and this time it’s such as you’ve by no means seen it earlier than, with the motion transferring from the Australian jungle to a Welsh citadel within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
And amongst these becoming a member of within the enjoyable in Wales is gold-medal profitable athlete Sir Mo Farah – who’ll be hoping so as to add the King of the Fort title to his already well-decorated trophy cupboard.
In addition to his wonderful accomplishments on the race observe, Mo’s beforehand spoken out concerning the strict ‘athlete’s food plan’ that he follows, which can properly have ready him for the grim camp rations.
However is he vegan – and who’s he married to? Right here’s what you want to learn about Mo…
Is Mo Farah vegan?
Chatting with BBC Good Meals in 2016 Mo revealed that he’s not vegan or vegetarian – however did describe his food plan as ‘boring and tasteless’.
Within the interview he revealed his food plan when coaching for London 2012, with breakfast being ‘espresso and cereal – usually Frosties as I actually like them, in all probability somewhat an excessive amount of!’ – and that he adopted it with a number of small meals all through the day.
‘If I had a lunch it tended to be pasta, steamed greens and grilled hen,’ he defined – saying that dinner could be the identical sort of factor.
‘I realise it doesn’t sound too thrilling, however for somebody doing my pursuit it was completely the suitable factor to eat,’ he mentioned.
He added that he celebrated his Olympic triumph by consuming his ‘first burger in a 12 months’ – and admitted that he’s keen on darkish chocolate, calling it ‘good for an vitality enhance’.
Whereas Mo isn’t vegan, it’s been reported that he can be tucking into a special menu from his fellow campers due to his religious beliefs.
The Solar has reported that as he’s Muslim, he reportedly requested bosses if his meals might be halal – which ITV had been blissful to accommodate.
‘Mo instructed producers a very long time in the past about his meals preferences, in order that they had been ready,’ a supply mentioned.
‘He can’t eat sure meals except it’s ready within the appropriate means in keeping with his faith.’
Who’s Mo Farah married to and have they got youngsters?
Mo married long-term girlfriend Tania Nell – whom he met at college – in 2010.
Mo (pictured in 2014) has twin daughters and a step-daughter along with his spouse Tania, in addition to a son who was born in 2015 (Image: Getty Pictures)
The couple are dad and mom to twins Aisha and Amani, who had been born in 2012, in addition to son Hussein, who was born in 2015.
Mo can also be stepdad to Tania’s daughter Rhianna.
The household lived in Portland, Oregon for a number of years to slot in with Mo’s coaching – the place Tania opened the British Manor Spa in 2017.
Nonetheless they’ve since moved again to the UK – with Mo saying on the time: ‘Tania and I realised how a lot we’ve missed spending time with our family and friends – and the youngsters are so blissful right here, too. We wish the youngsters to develop up within the UK. It’s the suitable factor to do for my household.’
I’m A Movie star continues on ITV on Monday evening at 9pm.
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