I'm A Celebrity reveals 2020's stars in warm new outfits as Jessica Plummer and co head to Wales

I'M A Celebrity tonight revealed the first pictures of this year's campmates – with the stars wrapped up warm ready for the British winter.

ITV officially confirmed the line-up, which was revealed by The Sun earlier this week – on a special feature-length preview ahead of the launch next week.

Instead of the usual vests and lightweight shirts viewers are used to seeing in the Australian jungle, the line-up are seen in super-warm gilets.

This year’s campers are set to arrive at the historic Gwyrch Castle in North Wales ahead of next Sunday's launch after coronavirus put paid to filming Down Under.

The boys this year are telly presenter Vernon Kay, Olympics legend Mo Farah, soap icon Shane Richie, former Strictly dancer AJ Pritchard and  Radio 1 DJ Jordan North.

Meanwhile the girls are Corrie's Beverley Callard, former EastEnders actress Jessica Plummer, podcast star Giovanna Fletcher, Paralympian Hollie Arnold and news legend Victoria Derbyshire.

The Boys

Vernon Kay, 46, warned viewers to expect tears from him, saying: "One hundred per cent I will cry.

“But I am excited about doing I’m a Celebrity. The physical and mental challenges will be really interesting."

Shane Richie, 56, joked about the meagre rations on the show, saying: "Six hundred calories a day is like a slice of cake on a Sunday.

"But I have got to go straight back in the West End to play a drag queen in a dress and so I will look great!”

Mo Farah, 37, said: "It’s so out of my comfort zone but I just want to go in there and be myself.

"I am most looking forward to meeting different people, getting challenges thrown at you and working as a team."

AJ Pritchard, 26, said he'd traded in the BBC's Strictly for an even more entertaining show.

He said: "I was so excited to watch the return of Strictly this Autumn but now I am going to be on an even better show! I can’t wait!"

Jordan North, 30, explained: "I have got so many phobias and fears. I am worried I will let people down but I also want to give the trials my best go.

"I hope Radio 1 listeners will get behind me."

The Girls

Jessica Plummer, 28, said her friends think she'll struggle in the castle, saying: "Everyone I have told think I am mental.

“My family are all like ‘Jess seriously, you are such a scaredy cat and you are so precious about your luxuries, what are you signing up for?!”

Victoria Derbyshire, 52, explained she'll be right at home with one of the show's staples, saying: "I can boil rice but I can’t cook.

"I am a good listener and I enjoy talking to people. I am looking forward to having some fun and making some new friends.”

Giovanna Fletcher, 35, said the show will be the longest she's been away from her family – but said she's more suited to the challenge than her McFly husband Tom.

She explained: "Out of the two of us, I am the one getting the spiders out the house! He is very proud and excited."

The Hosts

The new set at the previously derelict 200-year-old castle will include familiar features such as the central camp fire, congregation and task areas, and an outside toilet.

Bookies have already named their favourite for the I'm A Celeb crown this year, with Shane Richie their top pick for the title.

I'm A Celeb returns to ITV for its first ever UK series at 9pm next Sunday.

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