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Thursday 23rd November 2017

I'm A Celeb's new stars break silence on THOSE jungle romance rumours

Will this year's camp rival Love Island?

There have been rumours I'm A Celebrity bosses want this year's series to rival Love Island when it comes to sizzling jungle romances.

But does that have any chance of happening?

Well, in a nutshell, yes!

This year's jungle is preparing to welcome five married celebrities, four single celebrities and one whose current status is a bit confusing.

Of those single stars, however, all four of them have said they're open to a bit of camp romance!

Excellent news for us viewers, right?

Jamie is open to love among the bugs (Credit: ITV)

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Former Hollyoaks actor Jamie Lomas, 42, best known as Chester bad boy Warren Fox, has played coy on whether he'll actively look for love in Oz, but refused to rule it out completely.

“That’s the whole enjoyment of life and the element of surprise,” he said.

Vanessa's single after splitting from long-time beau Gary Salter (Credit: ITV)

Taking a similar stance is The Saturdays singer Vanessa White, 27, who said of finding a boyfriend Down Under: "Who knows? I am keeping my options open."

YouTuber Jack Maynard, 22, admitted finding love would be a "poor decision" for him right now given his career commitments but it wouldn't stop him enjoying a jungle fling!

“I am coming into this single,” he said.

A jungle fling? What happens in the jungle stays in the jungle, apart from all the people watching it.

Jack admits romance is a bad idea for him right now - but it may still happen! (Credit: ITV)

“Where I am in my life right now and all the work I am doing, getting into a relationship would be a poor decision. I am focused on me and growing myself as much as possible.

"A jungle fling? What happens in the jungle stays in the jungle, apart from all the people watching it. But to be in a place for such a long time with a group of people… Anything can happen…”

Meanwhile, comedian Shappi Khorsandi, 44, insisted she is "really happily single" but added: "Never say no to a bit of love.”

Shappi is happily single but would never say no to love (Credit: ITV)

Elsewhere, it's all a bit confusing about whether Made In Chelsea star Georgia Toffolo is single or not, as reports surfaced this week that she'd split from boyfriend James Middleton (not Kate's brother, FYI, a different one), although neither has confirmed that.

A source told The Sun: "Toff wanted to be single for the jungle so she had no ties back at home.

"Toff is really throwing herself into the experience as she knows this has a potential to be a big boost for her career."

Georgia's rumoured to have split from her boyfriend (Credit: ITV)

The married celebrities taking part this year are Boris Johnson's dad, former politician Stanley Johnson, 77, boxer Amir Khan, 33, retired footballer Dennis Wise, 50, Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine, 33, and WAG Rebekah Vardy, 35.

While the single stars are open to love, the married ones have admitted it will be difficult being away from their loved ones.

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Dennis admitted it will be tough having no contact with his wife, saying: "My wife was a bit apprehensive at first but the children thought it would be good and so she thought it would be a great thing to have a go at.”

I'm A Celebrity starts Sunday at 9pm on ITV.

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