Comedian duo to enter the jungle

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 17 November 2010
Dom Joly

Dom Joly

British comedians Dom Joly and Jenny Eclair are reportedly set to join the 'I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!' line-up later today (17.11.10)

Comedians Dom Joly and Jenny Eclair are reportedly set to join 'I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!' today (17.11.10).

The pair - who are set to be accompanied by 'This Morning' presenter Alison Hammond later in the week - are among eight stars who have been lined up to enter the jungle in case any of the current celebrities decide to leave the ITV1 show.

Jenny said: "One moment I was in my bath in Camberwell, the next I was at Heathrow. I'm on the reserve bench. I think there are eight of us.

"I hope I'm fourth on the list because I have a horrible feeling I could lose it in minutes. I don't like spiders and snakes."

Bosses of the jungle-based reality show are said to be concerned TV nutritionist Gillian McKeith will quit 'I'm A Celeb...' after being faced with three consecutive gruesome Bush Tucker Trials.

An insider told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "The producers have had to take drastic action. Gillian looks to be on the edge of a walk-out.

"We don't expect Gillian to last the week, even though medical staff agreed to make her exempt from the next trial. Alison is poised to enter the camp at a moments notice if Gillian decides to storm out."

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