Comedian Andrew Maxwell has reportedly joined the line-up for this year I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! as he touched down in Australia on Monday morning.
The Ex on the Beach narrator, 44, beamed with delight as he strolled through Brisbane Airport ahead of his rumored stint in the famous jungle, scheduled to kick off with a new series on November 17.
Funnyman Andrew is said to be the third contestant to jet Down Under after reality star Caitlyn Jenner and former footballer Ian Wright arrived in Queensland’s capital hours earlier.
Exciting times ahead? Comedian Andrew Maxwell has reportedly joined the line-up for this year I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! as he touched down in Australia on Monday
The award-winning comedian opted for a casual appearance as he dressed down in a plain white T-shirt, classic indigo jeans and box-fresh trainers.
According toThe Mirror, the Irish star refused to take his sunglasses off when asked by photographers as he claimed ‘no one will know who I am anyway ‘.
Sharing his fears about the show, Andrew reportedly added: ‘Snakes but I am going to fight them. We don’t have snakes in Ireland and you should never trust an animal without shoulders who can’t shrug. ‘
Boasting nearly three decades in the industry, the London-based celeb rose to fame as a regular guest on RTE One’s The Panel, and has since starred in panel shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Mock The Week.
Cheery: The Ex on the Beach narrator , 44, beamed with delight as he strolled through Brisbane Airport ahead of his rumored stint in the famous jungle
Off he goes: The TV star was joined by his nearest and dearest as he lugged his belongings around the terminal in a massive blue suitcase
Low-key: The award-winning comedian opted for a casual appearance as he dressed down in a plain white T-shirt, classic indigo jeans and box-fresh trainers
Modest: According to The Mirror, the Irish star refused to take his sunglasses off when asked by photographers as he claimed ‘no one will know who I am anyway’
MailOnline has contacted Andrew’s representatives and an ITV spokesperson for further comment.
Hours earlier, former KUWTK star Caitlyn seemingly confirmed the relentless rumors that she is appearing in the show.
Ex-sportsman Ian was also seen pushing his luggage through the arrivals terminal. Both stars’ names were on the leaked ‘official’ line-up that revealed the roster of celebrities thought to be heading into the jungle next weekend.
She’s arrived! Hours earlier, former KUWTK star Caitlyn Jenner seemingly confirmed the relentless rumors that she is appearing in the show
Get him in! Ex-sportsman Ian Wright was also seen pushing his luggage through the arrivals terminal
Caitlyn, 70, was seen boarding a plane in Los Angeles on Saturday, and was sporting the same ensemble she departed in as she strutted throughBrisbane‘s arrivals lounge.
Nailing airport chic, the former Olympian – who is reportedly earning an eye-watering £ 500, 000 (approx USD $ 640, 000) fee – opted for a white jumper and wide-leg trousers for the lengthy flight.
She was spotted making her way to Australia’sbusiness check-in counter on Saturday with just a small carry-on and handbag as she prepared to jet out of LAX, while two large suitcases were whisked off to be loaded onto the plane.
Former Crystal Palace and Arsenal footballer Ian, 56, looked fresh after the long-haul flight, seen pushing his luggage through arrivals.
Spotted: Caitlyn, 70, was seen boarding a plane in Los Angeles on Saturday, and was sporting the same ensemble she departed in as she strutted through Brisbane’s arrivals lounge
Nailing airport chic: The former Olympian opted for a white jumper and wide -leg trousers for the lengthy flight
Pay day! She is reportedly earning an eye-watering £ 500 , 000 (approx USD $ 640, 000) fee
Snap snap! Caitlyn paused to take selfies with fans also arriving in Australia
Click flash! She looked fresh-faced despite the long-haul journey
He wore a cap, a black Tee and his glasses as he headed through the terminal, garnering attention from other travelers at the airport.
As the reality TV maven and sports pundit landed, hosts of the show Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly posted a selfie together, having already arrived with their perspective spouses – marking the first time the pair are back on set together in two years, following Ant’s hiatus due to personal struggles.
The boys looked delighted to be back as they grinned in front of a row of palm trees, Ant looking healthy following his drink-drive drama, painkiller addiction and public divorce.
Incoming: This comes after Caitlyn admitted that she ‘doesn’t know how the show works’ ahead of her rumored appearance
Teasing the I’m A Celebrity rumors, Caitlyn told The Sun: ‘I am not allowed to talk about this until next week. I am not sure what I can say. I am not allowed to say anything ‘
Jungle-bound? Ian’s appearance at Brisbane Airport on Sunday comes after the official line-up of stars supposedly set to feature on the endurance realty show this year was leaked on Saturday
Leak: The list supposedly revealed the roster of celebrities thought to be heading into the jungle next weekend
This comes afterCaitlynadmitted that she ‘doesn’t know how the showworks’ ahead of her rumored appearance.
Teasing the I’m A Celebrity rumors, Caitlyn toldThe Sun: ‘I am not allowed to talk about this until next week. I am not sure what I can say. I am not allowed to say anything. ‘
The star was then reportedly wished well during her stint on the show, to which she added:’ Thank you. I don’t know how it works! ‘
It’s thought she will not speak about her gender reassignment while on the show.
Sport star: Former Crystal Palace and Arsenal footballer Ian, 56, looked fresh after the long-haul flight, seen pushing his luggage through arrivals
Turning heads: He wore a cap, a black Tee and his glasses as he headed through the terminal, garnering attention from other travelers at the airport
Back together: As the sports pundit landed at Brisbane Airport on Sunday, hosts of the show Ant and Dec posted a selfie together marking the first time the pair are back on set together in two years, following Ant’s hiatus due to personal struggles
Heading to the jungle: Caitlyn made her way to Australia’s business check-in counter with just a small carry-on and handbag as she prepared to jet out of Los Angeles the day before
She said in a recent interview withThe Mirror: ‘It is not something I talk about. Yes, I had gender confirmation and that for me was important. For many trans people it is not important to them. But for me it was. Femininity and womanhood is in your brain and in your soul. That is the issue.
‘It is not what is between your legs. So yes, I had it done. But that is all out of respect to me, my privacy but also respect to the community. It is really not something you talk about. ‘
BBC Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, Rak-Su’s Myles Stephenson, GMB’s Kate Garraway and EastEnders starlet Jacqueline Jossa are supposedly set to join Caitlyn and Ian on the show.
ADELE ROBERTS: BBC Radio 1 DJ first found fame when she starred in Big Brother and has been revealed as the final star reportedly entering the jungle (pictured in 2018)
MYLES STEPHENSON: Another controversial signing could be The X Factor star, who rose to fame in band Rak-Su, following his split from Love Island star Gabby Allen, both 27 (pictured in 2018)
Adele Roberts, who DJs on BBC Radio 1, first found fame when she starred in Big Brother.
A source toldThe Sun: ‘Adele’s really excited to go into the jungle. She missed her show on Thursday to fly out to Australia.
‘Bosses reckon she’s going to make fantastic television and will really get stuck into camp life.’
Another controversial signing could be Rak-Su’s Myles Stephenson following his split from Love Island star Gabby Allen, both 27.
KATE GARRAWAY: The Good Morning Britain presenter, 52, has been tipped to enter the jungle with Kate herself fuelling the fires (pictured in October)
The X Factor winner made headlines when it was claimed that he had been dumped for exchanging flirty messages with other women on Instagram.
Taking to Instagram, the Love Island star then urged fans to offer up any information they may have regarding her ex, after it was claimed he had cheated on her.
Confirming their break-up, she penned: ‘The news paper articles are true. I am no longer in a relationship. I hope youse have all had a better week than me! ‘
Gabby also referenced the fact she has been told information about their relationship, before asking others to do the same, adding:’ If anyone else has anything they need to tell me, please do. ‘
JACQUELINE JOSSA: The former EastEnders star, 26, is also tipped for a jungle stint after talks about joining The X Factor: Celebrity ‘fizzled out’
Kate, 52, was tipped to enter the jungle last year but was said to have pulled out of the series just weeks before filming was due to start.
Now the Good Morning Britain host has been tipped to make an epic return, with Kate herself fuelling the fires.
Last month she was teased about ‘kangaroo testicles’ by her GMB co-host Ben Shephard, 44.
The presenter was left a little flustered when Ben referred to the infamous Bushtucker Trials – in which celebs have to eat gruesome creepy crawlies.
NADINE COYLE: The Sun on Sunday claims the Girls Aloud star, 34, will be heading down under as TV bosses are keen to hear about the former girl band’s feud
Ben initially teased: ‘I can’t wait for you to go away for a month.’
‘I can neither confirm nor deny,’ Kate replied, before Ben said: ‘What’s the cryptic clue for that one? Kangaroo testic -? ‘
The laughing presenter then said:’ What ?! Hello. It’s Friday, but it’s not that kind of Friday! ‘
The mother-of-two has previously teased that her children Darcey, 13, and William, ten, are desperate to see her on the popular ITV program.
Jacqueline, 26, is also tipped for a jungle stint, which supposedly lead totalks about joining X Factor: Celebrity ‘fizzled out’.
ROMAN KEMP: After confessing that he’d happily do a stint in the jungle, it appears that the radio presenter, 26, could be getting his dream come true, as he is pipped to be in this year line-up (pictured in October)
Jacqueline, whose husband Dan Osborne appeared on Celebrity Big Brother last year, is allegedly thinking about making her reality TV debut, according to theDaily Star.
A source revealed: ‘Jacqueline will not be appearing in on Celebrity X Factor. She did have initial meetings about the possibility but it was decided that things wouldn’t be taken any further.
‘As a result she had also sat down with ITV about the prospect of going on I’ m A Celeb. As ever, line-ups aren’t locked in until closer the time but it is looking more than likely she will be heading Down Under. ‘
The Sunclaims Nadine Coyle will be heading down under as TV bosses are keen to hear about the Girls Aloud feud.
JAMES HASKELL: Another well connected star tipped for the jungle is former England player, who is married to Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan’s daughter Chloe
A TV insider told the publication: ‘Her link to Cheryl makes her an even more exciting prospect. It’s no secret there’s no love lost between them, and Nadine is refreshingly honest about what went on from her perspective.
After confessing that he’d happily do a stint in the jungle, it appears that Roman Kemp could be getting his dream come true, as he is pipped to be in this year line up.
The radio host is said to have caught producers eyes, as the son of Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp and Wham! star Shirley has a plethora of showbiz pals.
Back in 2017, Roman told Digital Spy: ‘The only reality show I would do is I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! purely because I would get a holiday and get to see Ant & Dec every day! ‘
ANDREW WHYMENT: The final rumored name began floating around on Sunday, with the Coronation Street Kirk Sutherland star’s name being thrown into the ring
‘I do think I would be pretty decent in the jungle as I’m stupid enough to take on disgusting and dangerous things.’
Another well connected star tipped for the jungle is rugby player James Haskell.
The former England player, who is married to Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan’s daughter Chloe, retired in May, so would have time to jet down under before Christmas.
A source told The Sun: ‘Being a top-class sportsman means he’ll be full of stories of the dressing room and what goes on behind closed doors.
‘They also hope he’ll shed light on having Richard and Judy as his in-laws – and his friendship with Prince Harry.’
Look out for it: ITV have revealed that the new series will begin sometime in November, although an official date is yet to be confirmed
The final rumored name began floating around on Sunday, with Coronation Street’s Andrew Whyment being thrown into the ring.
The 38 – year-old actor is best known for playing Kirk Sutherland on the ITV soap and could be traveling to Australia in three weeks time.
Andrew looks set to become the 11 th Corrie actor to enter the jungle.
Jennie McAlpine, who plays Andrew’s on-screen ex Fizz Brown, came fourth in 2017 ‘s edition of I’m a Celeb.
Other notable Coronation Street stars who have taken part in the show include Antony Cotton (Sean Tully), Nigel Havers (Lewis Archer), Helen Flanagan (Rosie Webster), Craig Charles (Lloyd Mullaney) and, last year, Sair Khan (Alya Nazir).
Step in: Ant was replaced by presenter Holly Willoughby last series, bosses had previously confirmed that he would always return to the show following his TV hiatus
MailOnline has contacted the rumored contestants’ representatives for comment.
An ITV spokesperson told MailOnline: ‘It’s just speculation – we’ll announce our official line up nearer transmission.’
The new series marks Ant’s first time back in the jungle since 2017, which came before his drink-drive arrest and subsequent break from presenting.
While Ant was replaced by presenter Holly Willoughby last series, bosses had previously confirmed that he would always return to the show following his TV hiatus.
New line-up: Emily Atack has been confirmed to replace Scarlett Moffatt on I’m A Celebrity … Extra Camp, joining returning host Joel Dommett (center) and newcomer Adam Thomas (right)
Meanwhile, there has been a shake-up on the I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp line -up as Emily Atack has been confirmed to replace Scarlett Moffatt.
The TV personality will be joining returning host Joel Dommett and fellow newcomer Adam Thomas to host the spin-off show, with Joe Swash also departing the program.
They’ll get all the latest behind the scenes gossip with unseen clips, exclusive interviews and the insiders guide to the dreaded Bushtucker Trials.
I’m A Celebrity kicks off on Sunday (November.
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