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Is Strictly hunk swapping the dancefloor for the jungle?

Female viewers will definitely be happy

We’ve still got some months to go before we find out who is headed out to Australia for I’m a Celeb but already some names are filtering out.

So far rumours have suggested that Rebekah Vardy has already been signed up to the show after she was forced to pull out of last year’s series when she fell pregnant.

Rebekah Vardy has been tipped to appear in the jungle this year (Credit: Instagram)

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But while it’s all well and good having a little known footballer’s wife gobbling kangaroo testicles for our entertainment what we really want to see is a beefcake hunk flashing his bits and bobs in that natural shower, just like boxer David Haye did back in the day.

And if rumours are true then we might be in luck.

According to reports hunky ex rugby guy Ben Cohen is set to go down under.

Rugby player Ben Cohen is tipped to join the next series of I’m A Celeb (Credit: Instagram)

Apparently producers have approached him to appear even though he turned down a big fee from them four years ago.

However, now The Sun reports that he may reconsider because his divorce from has hit him hard.

Ben split form his wife Abbie back in 2013, after he appeared in Strictly amid rumours he had fallen for his dance partner Kristina Rihanoff.

The couple, who have a daughter Milena, have maintained that nothing happened between them until Ben had left his wife, though his ex has continued to express her sadness at the split and said they’d still be together if wasn’t for Kristina.

Ben left his wife Abbie after his appearance on Strictly and started a relationship with Kristina Rihanoff (credit: BBC)

In an interview with Entertainment Daily contributor Andy West, Kristina rubbished the idea of the so-called Strictly curse:  “It is nonsense, because the thing is, life happens.

“And it happens everywhere, it’s just the difference is, that we watch the show and we watch these stories happening in front of our eyes on TV.

“But if you take any office, there are people who fall in love, who are divorcing, who are meeting at work – so what?”

A source for I’m A Celeb said that Ben is definitely tipped to head to the jungle.

“Ben’s name was straight on the list for this year,” they told The Sun.

Ben has apparently turned down the jungle before but may reconsider as his divorce has hit him hard (Credit: Instagram)

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“He is popular with viewers, as his Strictly stint showed, and appeals to sports fans.

“He’s also a gay icon so he ticks a lot of boxes.

“It looks like the producers might get their man.”

Ben has previously appeared in Strictly and The Jump and there are whisperings that he is also being sought after by the producers of Dancing On Ice.