Helen Flanagan: Who is the ‘I’m a Celebrity South Africa’ contestant?

i am a celebrity is back with an All Stars Edition set in South Africa.

The show sees some prominent former contestants returning to the series for more challenges.

Phil Tufnell, Carol Vorderman and Shaun Ryder are among the familiar faces competing this season.

ITV has claimed the new location will bring “bigger” and “tougher” challenges in a “tougher and more unforgiving” environment.

Actress Helen Flanagan was among the bold returnees announced.

Here’s a brief breakdown of Flanagan’s life and career, as well as what she’s said about her performances i am a celebrity for the second time…

Flanagan is best known for her 12-year stint on the ITV long series Coronation Street. From 2000 to 2012, the actor played the role of Rosie Webster.

Helen Flanagan “I’m a Celebrity”


She briefly took on the role in 2017 before going on maternity leave in 2018.

Flanagan made them i am a celebrity Debuting in its 12th series over a decade ago.

During her five-week journey, she had to face multiple bushtucker trials that included plunging her into an aquarium full of crocodiles, being buried alive by bugs, and more. She was eliminated in the fifth round of the 2012 season, which was held in Australia.

She has three children: Matilda, seven; Delilah, four; and Charlie, two, with their partner of 13, Bristol Rover footballer Scott Sinclair. The couple got engaged in 2018 but are rumored to have split in 2022.

Ahead of her return to the jungle, Flanagan said, “I’m not saying I’m going to go in and become a jungle warrior and be absolutely amazing, because I won’t.” Yes, I will be scared, but I will try and it will much better than last time.

“When I see Ant and Dec in the South African jungle, I’ll joke that I won’t be taking the exams! It will also be really nice to see Ant & Dec again in a fun way!”

I’m a star from South Africa airs weekdays at 9pm on ITV1 and ITVX.

Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma Bowman joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing emma@ustimespost.com.

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