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I’m A Celebrity… viewers accuse show of turning into Love Island

Some elements appeared to have been borrowed

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Some I’m A Celebrity viewers got a little confused about which show they were watching.

They felt the programme had borrowed certain elements of the ITV2 dating offering Love Island.

Well it was the runaway hit of the summer, so who could blame producers being a little inspired.

The comparisons came as the celebrity contestants were paired up with a buddy.

WAG meets former footballer (Credit: ITV)

They then sat down to a slap-up meal as they got to know one another a little better.

We’re pretty sure this is where the similarities will end as soon as the celebs get ready to set off for camp though.

Although we’ve already got our fingers crossed for romance between young, posh uns Georgia Toffolo and Jack Maynard.

Look familiar? (Credit: ITV)

Meanwhile, Ant and Dec thrilled viewers within moments of kicking off tonight’s series opener.

Ant and Dec back where they belong (Credit: ITV)

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From the moment the pair appeared on screen, social media blew up with viewers rushing to offer up their words of kindness and adulation, delighted to see Ant back after his well-publicised troubles.

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In true Ant and Dec style, they used humour to reference what had been going on, with Dec jokingly introducing his ‘co-star’ Holly Willoughby, then telling Ant noone knew if he’d be there.

Ant said he was always going to be back and then said: “It’s good to be back.”

The boys then shared a sweet hug. And with that it was on with the show. Awww.

Together again – hurrah (Credit: ITV)

Yesterday Ant delighted fans by sharing pics from his 42nd birthday celebrations.

He again thanked everyone for their well wishes.

Ant turned 42 yesterday – and has the cake to prove it! (Credit: Instagram)

It’s so good to have him back where he belongs – and what a series of I’m A Celeb it’s already shaping up to be!