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Thursday 23rd January 2020

I'm A Celebrity's Andy Whyment celebrates with Corrie pals at jungle-themed homecoming party

Complete with creepy crawlies!

Soap star Andy Whyment was a big hit with viewers when he appeared in this year's series of I'm A Celebrity.

The Corrie star, 38, came second only to former EastEnders actress Jacqueline Jossa, and he celebrated his return home with family and soap pals at a jungle-themed party.

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Andy shared pictures from the event on Instagram, which featured a Curious Critters stand and Corrie pals Sam Aston (who plays Chesney) and Lucy Fallon (who plays Bethany Platt).

What an amazing time I had, loved seeing everyone at my welcome home drinks.

Andy captioned the images, which also features adorable snaps of his granddad: "What an amazing time I had, loved seeing everyone at my welcome home drinks, and thanks so much to all the staff at the Botanical Gardens, even my Grandad Palma Nova that Ant and Dec were always talking about came!"

It wasn't long before celeb pals rushed to congratulate his success.

Fellow I'm A Celeb campmate, Adele Roberts, said: "Love this Andy! Looks like you all had a brilliant night. Welcome home!"

Former Corrie co-star Helen Flanagan also left a heart-warming message, saying: "Well done darling, everyone has said to me how amazing you came across."

Meanwhile, Corrie star Alan Halsall shared his own images from the event, which showed him and girlfriend Tisha Merry dancing the night away with his daughter Sienna.

"What a great day celebrating the return of cockroach man!" Alan captioned the images.

Andy enjoyed an emotional reunion (Credit: ITV)

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The last time we saw Andy, he enjoyed an emotional reunion with his wife and kids.

In I'm A Celebrity... Coming Out, Andy met his wife Nichola shortly after crossing the bridge, and as he hugged her he said: "I missed you so much! Babe I love you."

Later in the programme, it showed the moment Andy was reunited with his children, Thomas and Hollie.

Upon seeing them, he burst out crying and they ran into his open arms.

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