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Coronation Street’s Andy Whyment reunites with wife and kids after leaving I’m A Celebrity jungle

Andy came in second!

Andy Whyment, who plays Kirk Sutherland on Coronation Street, has reunited with his wife and kids after competing in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here 2019.

The soap star posted a picture with his wife Nichola and their two children Thomas and Hollie.

He captioned the post: “Back with the family, what an amazing experience I had in the jungle.

“I just want to say thank you so much with all my heart for everyone that voted for me, you don’t know how much it means to me finishing 2nd, thanks again x.”

Friends and soap stars rushed to congratulate Andy on coming second on the show.

Fellow actor, Emmerdale star Anthony Quinlan who plays Pete Barton, wrote: “You were awesome! Well done mate.”

Andy is well-known for playing Kirk in Coronation Street (Credit: ITV)

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Sair Khan, who plays Alya Nazir in Corrie and also competed in I’m A Celebrity last year, commented: “Cannot wait for a proper catch up! Well done Andy! We’re all so proud of you! X.”

Actress Samia Longchambon, who plays Andy’s on-screen sister Maria Connor, said: “Well done And! Can’t wait to have you back… you’ve done yourself proud xxx.”

Before the winner of the 2019 series was announced, Andy and his fellow finalist, former EastEnders actress Jacqueline Jossa, were brought for a chat with hosts Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly.

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Andy made it to the final of I’m A Celebrity (Credit: YouTube/ I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here)

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Andy became emotional as he expressed his gratitude at being able to come on a show he loves so much and thanked the public for backing him.

Back with the family, what an amazing experience I had in the jungle.

He also couldn’t understand how he had been able to compete with other celebs like Caitlyn Jenner and Ian Wright, who have bigger social media followings.

Jacqueline Jossa was later crowned Queen of the jungle leaving viewers divided.

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