ITV has lastly confirmed Noel Edmonds is heading into the jungle to hitch I am A Celeb… Get Me Out Of Right here!
The veteran broadcaster, 69, mentioned he anticipated viewers to “put him by means of absolute hell” and had been consuming worms from his backyard to arrange.
However he vowed to retire from TV if he’s topped King of the Jungle.
Edmonds was probably the most well-liked British TV and radio hosts from the 1970s onwards, with hit reveals like Noel’s Home Occasion and Deal Or No Deal.
However his newest present, Channel 4’s Low-cost Low-cost Low-cost, was not successful final yr.
The star was once a agency fixture on TV screens because of reveals like The Late, Late Breakfast Present, Multi-Colored Swap Store and Telly Addicts.
He was additionally recognized for his pranks – and for giving the world Mr Blobby – on Noel’s Home Occasion, BBC One’s 1990s Saturday evening staple.
Edmonds mentioned he had been persuaded to enter the Australian jungle by his 15-year-old son Harrison. “He put me below appreciable stress,” Edmonds informed ITV.
“I feel the British public will take pleasure in seeing me lastly getting my comeuppance,” he continued.
“After every thing I’ve carried out with Gotchas and gunging, I’m nicely conscious they’re going to put me by means of absolute hell and I deserve it.”
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Noel – a 20/1 outsider with bookmakers to win the truth present – has provided viewers who usually are not followers of his an incentive to maintain him in.
“I’ll retire from tv and I’ll by no means seem once more,” he pledged. “There is a deal that I’m placing with the good British public who’ve supported me through the years.”
In a separate interview with The Solar, he revealed how he had been getting his style buds prepared for consuming bugs within the present’s notorious bushtucker trials.
“There at the moment are no worms in our backyard,” he mentioned.
In recent times, Edmonds has been battling for compensation from Lloyds Banking Group after being the sufferer of a multi-million pound financial institution fraud a decade in the past.
He revealed in March that he tried to take his personal life because of the ordeal.
The Chase’s Anne Hegerty, soccer supervisor Harry Redknapp, TV presenter Nick Knowles and actor John Barrowman are among the many celebrities he’ll meet when he joins the camp later.