i am a celebrity Superfans had the unusual treat of receiving two cans in a single year in 2023, as a number of famous faces returned to camp for a special edition.
This all-star version of the popular ITV show plays South Africa and sees a cast of celebrities from past seasons try jungle life one more time.
participants in I’m a celebrity… South Africa These included Happy Mondays singer Shaun Ryder, former supermodel Janice Dickinson and former royal butler Paul Burrell.
Retired athlete Fatima Whitbread is one of four finalists entering the finals tonight (Friday, May 12) after molding a new athlete I.A.C Legacy after her infamous clash with a cockroach.
Here you will find everything you need to know about the star athlete.
Fatima Whitbread is known to many as the javelin thrower for Great Britain in international tournaments. In her performances at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, she won a bronze and then a silver medal.
He won Whitbread’s gold medals at the 1986 and 1987 European and World Championships.
After retiring in 1992, Whitbread married her longtime partner Andy Norman in 1997; They had one child together before divorcing in 2006 and passing away the following year.
During Whitbread’s appearance in Season 11 of I’m a celebrity… get me out of here, she was praised for her fearlessness on assignments. At a bushtucker trial, a cockroach got stuck in her nostril after crawling in – one of the series’ most memorable moments.
“People still come over and talk about the roach,” Whitbread admitted ahead of the series.
“And every time i am a celebrity comes out, the cockroach incident airs quite often! Most kids remember me for the cockroach and their parents remember me for throwing a spear!”
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Looking back on her first time in i am a celebrity Whitbread recalled experiencing significant personal growth at camp.
“I learned a lot during my time at the camp,” she said. “As a mother you forget yourself and the camp showed me that I love myself.”
Whitbread finished third behind the former The only way is via Essex Star Mark Wright and eventual winner, McFly’s Dougie Poynter.
I’m a celebrity… South Africa ends Friday 12 May at 9pm on ITV1 and ITVX.