I'm A Celeb's first rumored contestant has allegedly already arrived in Australia, here's who it is

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It's that time of the year and a fresh batch of big names will be heading to the jungle in Australia to compete on I'm A Celebrity.

As the latest season of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! approaches, the excitement is building, and viewers are eager to see which stars are ready to face their fears and jungle challenges. This year's lineup is anticipated to bring a fresh batch of celebrities to the jungle, with the show returning on November 19, 2023.

Frankie Dettori: The Jockey enters the jungle

One of the most highly-anticipated names in this year's rumored lineup is the charismatic top jockey, Frankie Dettori. He is the son of Gianfranco Dettori, a successful Italian jockey, and Frankie followed in his father's footsteps to become a prominent figure in the world of horse racing.

Over the course of his illustrious career, Dettori has secured multiple British Classic wins and claimed victory in major international horse racing events. Notably, he won the Epsom Derby title on two occasions, first in 2007 while riding Authorized and then again in 2015 aboard Golden Horn.

I'm A Celeb 2023 first rumored contestant in Australia Lo Chun Kit

As per Grazia Daily, the champion jockey has long been linked to the show, and his journey to the jungle seems to have become a reality. Frankie, famous for his incredible horseracing career, has been tantalizing fans with hints about his participation. The suspense reached a peak when he jetted off to Australia.

Frankie's excitement about the upcoming adventure was evident as he shared his plans with fans on Instagram. 'I’m coming to Melbourne for the Melbourne Cup. Unfortunately, this year I’m suspended, so I can’t ride but I will support the Melbourne Cup carnival for the weeks, see some old friends riding and have a smashing time at the racing. Hopefully we see some good winners, so make sure you come and see us,' Frankie conveyed on his social media.

However, the renowned jockey chose not to mention a certain TV show in his post, leaving fans to eagerly speculate. His journey to Australia has fueled the anticipation surrounding his participation in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! and fans can't wait to see how he fares in the jungle.

Grace Dent: A surprising addition

An unexpected star, food critic and Masterchef sensation Grace Dent, is also rumored to be part of the jungle adventure. The surprise here lies in the fact that Grace Dent previously criticized the show as a 'puerile venture into starvation, televised constipation, and animal cruelty.' Her potential participation raises eyebrows and sparks curiosity.

Sam Thompson: Reality star aurned Adventurer

Reality TV personality Sam Thompson, known for his stint on Made in Chelsea and Celebs Go Dating, is reportedly eager to add I'm A Celebrity to his list of reality show experiences. With his girlfriend Zara McDermott's recent appearance on Strictly Come Dancing, it seems Sam is keen to join the adventure.

Fred Sirieix: From first dates to the jungle?

Fred Sirieix, the charming maitre d' from First Dates, has been rumored to participate in I'm A Celebrity. Although he initially expressed reluctance, stating he wouldn't be keen on eating a camel's anus, there are whispers that he may have changed his mind.

Danny Cipriani: Rugby star in the limelight

Renowned rugby star Danny Cipriani has allegedly signed up for this season of I'm A Celebrity, reports Radio Times. His presence is expected to bring both excitement and drama to the jungle, as he's known for his showbiz lifestyle and has been linked to numerous women over the years. His sense of humor is also anticipated to make him popular among campmates and viewers alike.

I'm A Celeb 2023 first rumored contestant in Australia Tom Shaw - RFU

A source told The Daily Mail:

'There is also huge anticipation that he will reveal secrets from his showbiz lifestyle... but he has a sense of humour too which will ensure he is both popular amongst his camp mates but also with those watching at home.'

Susanna Reid: Morning TV host takes the plunge?

Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid, who previously participated in Strictly Come Dancing, has hinted that she wouldn't rule out a stint on I'm A Celebrity. With Piers Morgan no longer a part of her daily life, she may be ready for a new adventure in the jungle.

While the official lineup is yet to be revealed by ITV, anticipation is growing, and fans are eager to discover which celebrities are up for the challenges of the jungle. With less than two weeks to go before the season premieres, the excitement is palpable, and viewers can't wait to see which stars will be taking on the renowned reality TV challenges.

In previous seasons, I'm A Celebrity has featured a diverse range of celebrities, from reality TV stars like Stacey Solomon and Gemma Collins to sports icons like Peter Andre and Chris Eubank.

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