John Barrowman on I'm A Celeb

Paddy McGuinness responds to John Barrowman’s confession about fancying him

His shower clips on Instagram get him excited

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I’m A Celebrity’s John Barrowman took to the Bush Telegraph to reveal his celebrity crush was Paddy McGuinness and the Take Me Out star has now taken to Instagram to respond to his confession.

After telling campmates that he had the hots for the Take Me Out presenter the Doctor Who star, who is married to Scott Gill, confessed it was Paddy’s naughty Instagram videos, which really appealed to him. Cheekily explaining his crush peaked: “When he does those shower videos on Instagram.”

Paddy McGuinness at The ITV Gala at the Royal Festival Hall (Credit: Jeff Moore /
Paddy McGuinness is John Barrowman’s celebrity crush (Credit: Jeff Moore /

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Luckily, Paddy was pleased with his pal’s admission. Taking to Instagram he shared a picture of the 51-year-old, which he captioned: “My mate @johnscotbarrowman a man of impeccable taste.”

John has previously confessed to having a crush on his fellow campmate Harry Redknapp’s son Jamie saying he would be his perfect date.

He told Hello magazine: “I once followed Jamie through Harrods. I wanted to say hello but I got embarrassed.”

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My mate @johnscotbarrowman a man of impeccable taste. #imaceleb

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John wasn’t the only celebrity to reveal his secret crush, with Fleur East admitting she fancied Buzz Lightyear, while Emily Atack shocked her campmates by revealing she has crushes on animated characters Aladdin and Lumiere, the candlestick from Beauty and the Beast.

She confessed: “I used to be slightly jealous of the feather duster he used to slightly get off with.”

With the final rapidly approaching, viewers expressed their concern that John may not be up to the fan-favourite cyclone challenge after he sprained his ankle in the jungle.

But his husband Scott took to Twitter to confirm that John was up to the challenge, writing: “Newsflash from the Jungle! John has taken off his cast and thrown away his crutches and is ready to take whatever the I’m A Celebrity team can throw at him. Doctor Theatre has been hard at work…”

I'm A Celeb John Barrowman and Emily Atack (Credit: ITV)
I’m A Celeb’s John Barrowman and Emily Atack have become a bit of a double act in the jungle (Credit: ITV)

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Fans rushed to share their relief with one tweeting: “Hope he makes it through to Celebrity Cyclone!!! It’s the best challenge of the series.”

However, other voiced fears that he may do himself challenge with one viewer tweeting: “Call me a pessimist but I’m hoping that doesn’t cause trouble in the future. Of course I want him to win but not against his health.”

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