Jeff Brazier will celebrate his birthday on Shipwrecked island

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 17 June 2017
Jeff Brazier

Jeff Brazier

Jeff Brazier is set to return to the island where he filmed 'Shipwrecked' in 2001 for his 40th birthday

Jeff Brazier is returning to the island where he filmed 'Shipwrecked' for his 40th birthday.

The 38-year-old presenter found fame when he took part in the tough reality TV show in 2001, and he is looking forward to making a return to Fiji in very different circumstances in two years time.

He said: "When I went on 'Shipwrecked' in 2001, we stayed on an island called Yaukuve in Fiji. It's such a beautiful place.

"It turns out that it's now a six-star resort called Kokomo Yaukuve. I think I'll do it for my 40th birthday."

Jeff admitted his experiences on the show - in which he and 15 others stayed on the tropical island without any luxuries - mean he is always furious when watching 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' and the campmates start complaining about their meagre rations and limited food selection.

He said: "I lived off yams for seven weeks when I was on 'Shipwrecked'. We had to find them, clean them, and cook them.

"When I got to the final, we were given rice, which felt like the biggest luxury. When I see people complaining about rice on 'I'm A Celebrity...', it always makes me angry."

Jeff loves going on holiday with his sons Bobby, 14, and 13-year-old Freddy - whose mother was his late former partner Jade Goody - and will particularly treasure the most recent trip they undertook together.

He told Heat magazine: "The last holiday I had was to San Francisco with my boys, which was one of the most special trips we've ever had.

"We didn't pre-plan it. The only thing I booked was a trip to Alcatraz, but we also did the Golden Gate Bridge and Yosemite National Park for the day - it was like the Lake District times 100."

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