I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Right here! is again on our screens, however manufacturing members are reportedly already panicking that one celeb could be on their approach out.
ITV’s long-running actuality present returned on Sunday (19 November), with a model new solid of daytime presenters, cleaning soap stars and controversial right-wing politicians jetting off to Australia to face grotesque challenges and gruelling situations in the jungle. You may learn all about the contestants right here.
Representing America on the present is Jamie Lynn Spears, who’s greatest generally known as Britney Spears’s little sister who rose to fame as a little one on Nickelodeon present Zoey 101. In recent times, nonetheless, she has been concerned in an ongoing public feud together with her sister, after Britney accused her of being complicit in the singer’s conservatorship.
Forward of the sequence launch, Spears – who this yr has additionally appeared on the US variations of Strictly Come Dancing (Dancing with the Stars) and SAS: Who Dares Wins (Particular Forces: World’s Hardest Take a look at) – reportedly refused to participate in interviews with forward of the sequence’ launch in Australia.
The primary episode noticed Spears full a skydive earlier than taking over the Temple of Doom problem alongside JLS singer and This Morning presenter Marvin Humes and Hollyoaks star Nick Pickard. Getting ready for the problem, Spears yelled: “Oh my God, oh my God, oh my God, I did the wrong present.”
In line with studies, the 32-year-old’s response to the challenges has seen her labelled a potential “flight danger” by crew. On Sunday evening, The Sun reported that Spears remoted herself in camp on Saturday and stayed in mattress on Sunday morning.
“The entry trials for I’m a Celebrity are notoriously robust and Jamie [Lynn] wasn’t the just one who struggled by the challenges,” a supply informed the publication.
“However away from the cameras and scenes that aired on TV, it’s her behaviour in camp that has grow to be apparent to crew. She has stored herself considerably separate, not likely socialising – and stayed in mattress.”
They continued: “It seemed like she is admittedly lacking her household and, after all, in contrast to the different celebs, who’re all from the UK and principally know – or know of – one another, Jamie Lynn didn’t have instant connections like that.”
The Impartial has contacted ITV and Spears’s representatives for remark.
Throughout the Temple of Doom problem, Spears, Humes and Pickard have been made to take a seat in a tank as creepy crawlies have been poured on them. When her tank was stuffed with inexperienced ants, she recoiled in horror, and shouted out: “What the eff?” as she was bitten by ants throughout the problem.
Spears’s title started trending on Twitter throughout the problem, which noticed the three celebrities win six stars and a full home of meals for his or her camp.
In one other viral clip, Spears refused to acknowledge the connection to her well-known sister when greeting her fellow contestants.
When presenter and Massive Brother star Josie Gibson requested Spears who acquired her into music, she replied: “I’ve at all times been into music, you realize what I imply? Writing and singing.” “You’re a very musical household, ain’t you?” Gibson pushed, asking: “Was your grandmother into it?” Refusing to take the bait, Spears responded: “My mother performed the piano a lot.”
Nonetheless, Spears stated that her castmates had been “very nice and actually form” and made a “fantastic impression” on her.
Throughout the opening episode, presenters Ant and Dec didn’t miss the alternative to mock Spears – who’s referred to in official media round the present as an actress and singer – about her obvious “rule” about not mentioning her sister.
Introducing her, Dec Donnelly stated: “Jamie-Lynn Spears: actress and singer, however perhaps greatest identified for having considered one of the most well-known siblings in the world.”
Ant McPartlin rapidly added: “Sure – Bryan Spears! I can’t consider we’ve acquired the Bryan Spears’s sister on this present!” As the crew laughed, he continued: “Bear in mind guys, Jamie Lynn is a particular person in her personal proper, not simply Bryan Spears’s sister, OK?”
I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Right here! airs Sunday to Friday at 9pm on ITV.