This year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! will kick off in less than one week.
And the line-up for the show’s seventeenth series looks set to be one of the best yet, with boxer Amir Khan, WAG Rebekah Vardy and Made In Chelsea star Georgia Toffolo all jetting off to Brisbane ahead of the hit show’s launch.
Amir was spotted touching down at Brisbane Airport, Australia on Saturday, all but confirming rumours he will enter the celebrity jungle next week.
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Ready: Amir was spotted touching down at Brisbane Airport, Australia on Saturday, all but confirming rumours he will enter the celebrity jungle next week
The boxer, 30, who has recently reunited with his pregnant wife Faryal Makhdoom, looked in fantastic spirits despite the 23 hour flight from the UK, playfully shadow boxing as he walked through the terminal.
The Olympic silver medallist, who couldn’t keep the smile off his face, kept things casual cool for his arrival, donning a navy blue hoodie, black t-shirt and teal joggers for the flight.
He finished his outfit with black Adidas trainers and a cream, green and white shoulder bag.
Amir looked perfectly groomed despite having stepped right off a long-haul flight with his locks perfectly quiffed and rocking a neat beard.
Animated:The boxer, 30, who has recently reunited with his pregnant wife Faryal Makhdoom, looked in fantastic spirits despite the 23 hour flight from the UK, playfully shadow boxing as he walked through the terminal
Knockout:The Olympic silver medallist, who couldn’t keep the smile off his face, kept things casual cool for his arrival, donning a navy blue hoodie, black t-shirt and teal joggers for the flight
Cool: He finished his outfit with black Adidas trainers and a cream, green and white shoulder bag
Anticipation: Amir looked perfectly groomed despite having stepped right off a long-haul flight with his locks perfectly quiffed and rocking a neat beard
Got it: Amir was in such high spirits to have touched down in Australia that he relied upon a smiling female pal to push his mountain of suitcases
Packing a punch: Amir playfully put his fists up as he celebrated touching down in Oz
Amir was in such high spirits to have touched down in Australia that he relied upon a smiling female pal to push his mountain of suitcases.
According to The Sun, show bosses were keen to sign the star onto the line-up, as they believe he will make ‘great TV’ – in light of his turbulent romantic life in recent weeks.
The reports however come just one day after Amir confirmed he had reconciled with his four month pregnant spouse Faryal , following their acrimonious split two months ago.
On again: The reports however come just one day after Amir confirmed he had reconciled with his pregnant wife Faryal Makhdoom, following their acrimonious split two months ago, with the star said to be keen to use the show to set things straight about his turbulent relationship
Dressing for comfort: WAG Rebekah Vardy fueled the I’m a Celebrity rumours after being spotted suitcase in hand headed for Heathrow
Patiently waiting: The stunning mother-of-four, who is said to have been in turmoil over leaving her children for that length of time, cut a stylish figure waiting for her cab to arrive
While show bosses had allegedly wanted him as a hunky single man to provoke romance on the show, Amir is instead keen to set things straight about his turbulent relationship with Faryal.
The insider added: ‘Amir’s hoping he can use the show as a springboard to help rebuild some of the damaged public perception of him after his marriage split.’
The official line-up has not yet been confirmed – eight celebs have made their way to Australia this week, sparking speculation they will be heading to the Jungle.
Posh Tucker Trials! Made In Chelsea’s Georgia Toffolo landed in Australia on Saturday ahead of the I’m a Celebrity launch
All Fired Up (Down Under)! The Saturdays star Vanessa White landed in Australia on Saturday, ahead of this year’s I’m a Celebrity launch… following Georgia
I’M A CELEB… 2017 RUMOURED CAMPMATES
GEORGIA ‘TOFF’ TOFFOLO
Reality starlet: Toff is best known for her role on Made In Chelsea
KNOWN FOR: Being the voice of reason on Made In Chelsea since its seventh season in 2014
HAS ALSO APPEARED ON: The third season of Celebs Go Dating, which she starred in earlier this year, proving to be unlucky in love
TRIVIA: She was at an event inside The House Of Commons when this year’s Westminster terror attacks occurred on the doorstep, live-tweeting what was going on while she was locked inside
WAG: Rebekah met husband Jamie Vardy at his birthday party while working as a nightclub promoter
KNOWN FOR: Being married to Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy.
HAS ALSO APPEARED ON: She recently made a heartbreaking appearance on Loose Women where she opened up about being sexually abused by a family friend as a teenager. She also inspired many women when she breastfed baby son Finley on live on the show in March.
TRIVIA: She met Jamie at his birthday party while working as a nightclub promoter
Soap star: He is known for portraying villainous Warren Fox in Hollyoaks
KNOWN FOR: Playing the role of villainous Warren Fox in Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks on and off since 2006
HAS ALSO APPEARED ON: He previously appeared in Casualty as Barry Southern
TRIVIA: He was married to Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh. The pair tragically lost their son, Archie Jay, who passed away following an 18-week premature birth. His younger sister, Charley Webb, plays Debbie in Emmerdale
Soap favourite: Jennie has played Corrie’s Fiz since 2001
KNOWN FOR: Her bubbly role as the loveable Fiz on Coronation Street, who she has played since 2001
HAS ALSO APPEARED ON: She played the part of Michelle Morley in soap rival Emmerdale from 1999-2001
TRIVIA: Her big break came in 1997, aged 13, when she came second in a Young Comedian of The Year competition in London. She then spent four years doing stand-up comedy
Excitement: Stanley is the father of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
KNOWN FOR: Being the father of current Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and was a Conservative MEP for Wight & Hampshire East 1979 to 1984. He is also a noted author, and an expert on environmental and population issues.
HAS ALSO APPEARED ON: This will be Stanley’s first foray into the world of reality television.
TRIVIA: He has worked in the film industry with his novel The Commissioner made into an 1998 film starring John Hurt
Knockout: Amir is a former unified light-welterweight boxing world champion
KNOWN FOR: He is a former unified light-welterweight boxing world champion and has also held the Commonwealth lightweight title and the WBC Silver welterweight title. As an amateur, he won a silver medal at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games aged just 17. In recent times his turbulent and recently reconciled relationship with pregnant wife Faryal Makhdoom has grabbed the headlines.
TRIVIA: His brother Haroon ‘Harry’ Khan is an undefeated boxer and Commonwealth Games bronze medallist
Pop starlet: Vanessa makes up 1/5 of girl group The Saturdays
KNOWN FOR: Being 1/5 of girl group The Saturdays
HAS ALSO APPEARED ON: Vanessa has done the rounds of the panel shows, such as Celebrity Juice, Big Brother’s Little Brother and Loose Women
TRIVIA: On The Saturdays’ first UK tour in the summer of 2009, Vanessa tripped over a cable, tore a ligament in her ankle and had to go on in a wheelchair.
She spent the next few shows appearing on stage sitting on a bar stool.
Football star: He was known as one of The Crazy Gang in the 80s and 90s
KNOWN FOR: He made his debut for Chelsea FC in 1990 – and had also represented England on the pitch
HAS ALSO APPEARED ON: The footballer has often cropped up on the likes of Match Of The Day, A Question Of Sport and TFI: Friday
TRIVIA: He was known as one of The Crazy Gang in the 80s/90s – along with the likes of Vinnie Jones, John Fashanu and Lawrie Sanchez, who played for Wimbledon FC and tended to make the headlines with their ‘laddish’ off-pitch antics
YouTube star: Jack has 1.2m subscribers
KNOWN FOR: Being the brother of pop singer Conor Maynard and having a YouTube channel
HAS ALSO APPEARED ON: Nearly Famous with fellow YouTuber Caspar Lee, Stephen Samson and Michael Pearce
TRIVIA: Jack is from Brighton and runs a self-titled channel on YouTube which boasts 1.2 million subscribers. Before he launched this, he used to be a personal trainer
Comic genius: Shappi is a fan favourite on panel shows including Have I Got News For You
KNOWN FOR: Shappi, who was born in Tehran, left Iran as a child during the Islamic revolution. She is an acclaimed stand-up comedian, appearing on shows including Eight Out of Ten Cats and Have I Got News For You. She is also an author.
TRIVIA: She became president of the British Humanist Association (now known as Humanists UK) in January 2016
Rebekah Vardy fueled the I’m a Celebrity rumours after being spotted suitcase in hand headed for Heathrow on Sunday.
The stunning mother-of-four, who is said to have been in turmoil over leaving her children for that length of time, cut a stylish figure waiting for her cab to arrive. Appearing to dress for comfort, Rebekah stepped out in a trendy grey tracksuit top and bottom ensemble with matching grey hi-top trainers.
Wearing her hair in a loose ponytail beneath a black bobble hat, Rebekah wore a smattering of makeup to highlight her natural good looks.
Back at it! Vanessa – who has kept rather off the radar in comparison to her The Saturday’s bandmates after they split in 2014 – clearly seemed ready to get back into the limelight following the group’s chart success
Throwing on an over-sized grey pea coat, Rebekah was spotted with the seemingly obligatory Louis Vuitton suitcase, as well as a handbag draped over her shoulder.
The 35-year-old, who also shares Finley, 11 months and Sofia, 2, with her Leicester footballer husband Jamie Vardy, 30, as well as Megan, 11, and Taylor, six, will reportedly join the show last, in a bid to spend as little time away from her family as possible.
Made in Chelsea star Georgia Toffolo, 23, also touched down in Australia on Saturday.
Here he is; Hollyoaks actor Jamie Lomas, 42, was also spotted making his way through arrivals in Brisbane
Down Under: The star looked handsome in a navy jumper, polka dot shirt and jeans as he prepared to stroll out into the Australian sun
Into the jungle! Dennis Wise, 50, appeared to confirm his appearance on this year’s I’m A Celebrity, as he was spotted arriving at Brisbane airport in Australia on Friday
Relaxed… for now!Preparing for what’s next? The former Chelsea footballer was seen making his way out of the terminal while wheeling his luggage – his arrival comes just days before the show returns to ITV
Preparing for what’s next?Cutting a casual figure following his long-haul flight, Dennis was clad in a dark tracksuit that he paired with a white t-shirt underneath and was pictured beaming from ear-to-ear while wheeling his luggage to his waiting car
The reality starlet sauntered through the airport in a typically chic ensemble, wearing a cream sweater, stone-coloured skinny jeans and nude pumps.
Vanessa White – of girl group The Saturdays – landed shortly afterwards and looked positively giddy to be Down Under.
The singer, 28, wheeled a bright red suitcase through the Arrivals Terminal, wearing a tropical-themed black dress with a citrus fruit design on it.
Keeping her round sunglasses on as she strutted across the concourse, the If This Is Love songstress threw a pale grey sleeveless cardigan around her shoulders and a wore a butterfly necklace as an apt accessory.
Hollyoaks actor Jamie Lomas, 42, was also spotted making his way through arrivals in Brisbane, flashing a joyful smile as he wheeled his luggage.
The star looked handsome in a navy jumper, polka dot shirt and jeans as he prepared to stroll out into the Australian sun.
Into the jungle! Jack Maynard looks to have confirmed his long-rumoured appearance in I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Outta Here when he was pictured walking through Brisbane Airport, Australia, nine days before the start of the show
Jack in the jungle! The vlogger brother of singer Conor Maynard arrived at Brisbane airport, Australia, on Friday, ahead of the show’s kick-off on November 19
Jungle bound: Jennie McAlpine’s participation in I’m A Celebrity… was finally confirmed on Sunday when she touched down in Brisbane
There was a further celebrity double header on Friday with former Chelsea footballer Dennis Wise, 50 and vlogger Jack Maynard, 22 also touching down in Oz.
Cutting a casual figure following his long-haul flight, Dennis was clad in a dark tracksuit that he paired with a white t-shirt underneath and was pictured beaming from ear-to-ear while wheeling his luggage to his waiting car.
His appearance in Brisbane comes after reports surfaced claiming he has been snapped up by I’m A Celeb bosses this year due to his no-nonsense attitude.
A source told The Sun: ‘Dennis was known for his competitive style on the pitch and bosses hope he will bring the same to the jungle.
Jack, the brother of singer Conor Maynard in camp was seen arriving around the same time bundled up in a beanie hat and sunglasses.
Famous son: Stanley Johnson (left), 77, father of Boris (right, laying a wreath at the Cenotaph), was spotted at Brisbane Airport on Monday and told reporters he was ‘excited’ about his stint in the jungle
Political debate hopes: I’m A Celebrity bosses hope Stanley will provoke political debate in the jungle camp
Excitement: Stanley was a Conservative MEP for Wight & Hampshire East 1979 to 1984
I’M A… CELEBRITY? THE POLITICIANS WHO WENT TO THE JUNGLE
Christine Hamilton (series one) – wife of Neil Hamilton, the disgraced former Tory MP and now Ukip’s Wales leader
Carol Thatcher (series five) – daughter of Margaret Thatcher
Brian Paddick (series 8) – Liberal Democrat peer and former London Mayor candidate
Robert Kilroy-Silk (series 8) – ex MEP for Ukip and leader of the short-lived Veritas party
Lembit Opik (series 10) – ex Liberal Democrat MP
Nadine Dorries (series 12) – Tory MP for Mid Bedfordshire
Edwina Currie (series 14) – ex Tory MP, most famous for revelations of an affair with John Major
Opting for airport comfort, he donned an all-black ensemble, rocking the controversial white socks and slides combo.
Laden down with a heavy suitcase, he appeared in good spirits as he made his way to the exit, flanked by a team of helpers.
Coronation Street favourite Jennie McAlpine’s participation was finally confirmed on Sunday when she touched down in Brisbane.
The 33-year-old Coronation Street star looked the picture of excitement as she strolled through the terminal, pushing her luggage ahead of her.
Stanley Johnson, 77, the former MEP father of Boris Johnson, was spotted at Brisbane Airport on Sunday and told reporters he was ‘excited’ about joining a host of stars in the jungle.
Rumoured contestant number 10 is Shappi Khorsandi who arrived into Brisbane Airport on Monday.
The Iranian-born comedian, who has appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats and Have I Got News For You, looked radiant in spite of the day-long flight, rocking a blue and cream checked shirt and jeans as she wheeled her luggage through the terminal.
Number 10: Rumoured contestant number 10 is Shappi Khorsandi who arrived into Brisbane Airport on Monday
Anticipation: The Iranian-born comedian, who has appeared on 8 Out of 10 Cats and Have I Got News For You, looked radiant in spite of the day-long flight, rocking a blue and cream checked shirt and jeans as she wheeled her luggage through the terminal
Radiant: Her raven locks were styled in bouncy waves with mascara and a slick of red lipstick completing the star’s glamorous airport look
Leggy display: She paired her shirt with a black miniskirt, tights and ankle boots as she strolled along
She paired her shirt with a black miniskirt, tights and ankle boots.
Her raven locks were styled in bouncy waves with mascara and a slick of red lipstick completing the star’s glamorous airport look.
The new series will start on November 19, with embattled co-host Ant McPartlin, 41, making his TV comeback after completing a stint in rehab earlier this year following a battle with alcohol and drug addiction- following a devastating knee injury.
Glittering: The star rocked silver hoop earrings and a star necklace as she spoke to pals in the terminal