Emily Atack I'm A Celeb (Credit: ITV)

I’m A Celebrity’s Emily Atack favourite to win show

Could she end up being crowned Queen of the Jungle?

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Emily Atack has revealed to be an early favourite to win this year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!.

The Inbetweeners actress entered the jungle on Sunday night and was thrown straight into a terrifying challenge which saw her jump out of a helicopter.

Emily also amused viewers when she shrieked as a leech feasted on her leg as she and her fellow campmates arrived in Snake Rock.

And she proved to be an instant hit thanks to her hilarious reaction to the skydive and the jungle critters and bookies William Hill have placed her odds of being crowned Queen of the Jungle at 11/4.

Emily Atack on Im a Celebrity
Emily is the new favourite to win the show (Credit: ITV)

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William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams said: “Emily is already one of the biggest names in the history of I’m A Celebrity and she is going to get a load of airtime.”

Other leading contenders in the betting are John Barrowman at 11/2, The Chase’s Anne Hegerty at 7/1 and The Vamps singer James McVey also at 7/1.

Meanwhile, former X Factor star Fleur East is at 8/1, football manager Harry Redknapp at 8/1, DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles at 8/1 and former EastEnders actress Rita Simons at 12/1.

Emily Atack on I'm A Celeb
The star proved to be a hit with fans after her reaction to the skydive (Credit: ITV)

Hollyoaks actor Malique Thompson-Dwyer is placed at 16/1 to win the show while Coronation Street actress Sair Khan is at 25/1.

Sair was the original favourite however is now the 11/4 favourite to be the first famous face eliminated from the jungle.

William Hill have also placed bets on which campmate will be the first to be eliminated from the competition.

Nick Knowles and Harry Redknapp on I'm A Celebrity
The show kicked off last night (Credit: ITV)

Sair is at 11/4 while Rita is placed at 9/2 and Malique at 11/2.

Meanwhile, bookies Coral have placed Emily’s odds of winning the show at 3/1.

A spokesperson said: “It’s early days but punters are already rushing to back Inbetweeners star Emily as quickly as she dived out of that helicopter on tonight’s show.

“She’s now our favourite to go all the way and be crowned Queen of the Jungle.”

Emily, who is rumoured to be earning around £40,000 for the stint Down Under, was voted by the public to face the first Bushtucker trial of the series.

Sair Khan on I'm A Celebrity
Sair was the original favourite to win (Credit: ITV)

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The trial, called viper pit, will see Emily try and collect stars in chambers and holes occupied by snakes.

I’m A Celebrity enjoyed its most-watched launch since 2013 on Sunday night.

Some 11 million people tuned in for the first episode – up 700,000 on last year, according to overnight ratings.

I’m A Celebrity continues on ITV on Monday at 9pm.

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