Royal Family member tipped for 'I'm A Celeb' 2022 - but do you think they'll stand up to the bush tucker trials?

Reports of a member of the Royal Family heading into the jungle for I'm A Celeb 2022 have fans chomping at the bit - here's what we know

Ant and Dec, hosts of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here
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Reports that Royal Family member Mike Tindall is due to join this year's I'm A Celeb have sent reality TV fans into absolute overdrive. 

Mike and Zara Tindall at Wimbledon: LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips attend Day Two of Wimbledon 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2022 in London, England.

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Just when you thought the fact that I'm A Celebrity All Stars is in the works was exciting enough, it looks as though things are about to get a heck of a lot more thrilling. 

According to reports from The Sun, a source close to the show said of the news, “It’s a massive coup. Mike has had a box seat for some of the most important moments in royal history for generations. He is sure to be discreet, but his sheer presence means this series will be an absolute must-watch.”

These reports remain just that - reports - but eagle-eyed fans may have noticed a recent Instagram post from Mike, alongside his fellow former rugby player James Haskell. James formerly appeared on I'm A Celeb so here's hoping, if Mike does star in the show, that he got some tips from his old pal.

This year's line-up is a closely held secret and ITV is yet to officially announce who will be heading to the jungle. The rumor mill has been spinning away with suggestions that Boy George, Chris Moyles, and Seann Walsh rumored to be starring in the show this year.

Ant and Dec have confirmed they'll be hosting this season, and ITV has announced that the show is heading back to the jungle after a few seasons in a considerably less glamorous location.

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After two seasons based in Gwrych Castle in Wales, owing to travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, viewers were thrilled to hear that the show is heading back to Australia. An ITV spokesperson revealed the news in August 2022. 

"Returning to its home in Australia after a two-year break," they said, "our celebrities will leave their plush pads and luxuries far behind as they spend up to three weeks taking on the Australian jungle with a whole host of surprises created for them."

Aoife Hanna
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