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Saturday 11th July 2020

I’m A Celebrity viewers beg Holly Willoughby to return as host

She hosted the show last year with Dec Donnelly

Viewers of I'm A Celebrity are begging Holly Willoughby to return as host.

The This Morning presenter host the show last year alongside Dec Donnelly as Ant McPartlin took a break from the spotlight following his drink-drive arrest earlier that year.

She was an instant hit with fans and made ratings soar, but it was only a one-off stint.

Some fans want Holly to return (Credit: ITV)

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Ant returned to this year's series with Dec and many viewers were over the moon.

Normally a big fan of Ant and Dec on Celebrity but I really miss Holly.

However, some have admitted they preferred the show when Holly was hosting and have shared their thoughts on Twitter.

One person said: "I’m saying it. Holly was better last year with Dec than Ant & Dec this year."

Ant returned this year alongside Dec (Credit: ITV)

Another wrote: "I love #ImACeleb although I do have to mute it when #antanddec are on. Bring back Holly!"

A third added: "Normally a big fan of Ant and Dec on Celebrity but I really miss Holly, @hollywills at least she had compassion."

However, others weren't thrilled that Ant and Dec are back together.

One person said: "I'm so glad @antanddec are back together. I loved Holly but #ImACeleb just isn't I'm a celeb with out them together."

Another wrote: "I love Holly and she did great but... Ant and Dec together are just another level aren't they."

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Last year's launch episode drew in 11.6 million in the overnight ratings.

It was the most-watched launch since 2013.

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