Wednesday 5 October 2022 10:49 PM Olivia Attwood 'signs up for upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out ... trends now

Wednesday 5 October 2022 10:49 PM Olivia Attwood 'signs up for upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out ... trends now
Wednesday 5 October 2022 10:49 PM Olivia Attwood 'signs up for upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out ... trends now

Wednesday 5 October 2022 10:49 PM Olivia Attwood 'signs up for upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out ... trends now

Olivia Attwood has become the first ever Love Island star to join I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! after signing up for the upcoming series, it has been claimed.

The TV personality, 31, will reportedly head to the Australian jungle next month as the reality TV show returns Down Under for the first time in two years after the Covid pandemic.

Olivia rose to fame on Love Island in 2017, where she coupled up with Chris Hughes, and it has been claimed she will become the first Islander to appear on I'm A Celebrity.

Cast: Olivia Attwood has become the first ever Love Island star to join I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! after signing up for the upcoming series, it has been claimed

Cast: Olivia Attwood has become the first ever Love Island star to join I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! after signing up for the upcoming series, it has been claimed

A TV insider told The Sun: 'This is a sign that [Love Island] is now so big and produces figures with such high profiles that they can no longer be dismissed.

'Olivia is already viewed as a rising star on ITV and this is likely to serve as a launchpad for potentially fronting more mainstream shows with the broadcaster.'

Since leaving the villa, Olivia has starred on The Games and presented ITV documentary Getting Filthy Rich, while she also fronted reality show Olivia Meets Her Match.

MailOnline has contacted ITV and Olivia's representatives for comment.

New venture: The TV personality, 31, will reportedly be heading to the Australian jungle next month as the reality TV show returns Down Under for the first time in two years

New venture: The TV personality, 31, will reportedly be heading to the Australian jungle next month as the reality TV show returns Down Under for the first time in two years

A spokesperson for ITV previously told MailOnline that the line-up will be confirmed closer to the transmission date. 

It comes after it was reported that Babatunde Aleshe and Boy George have also signed up for the upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity.

Bosses were said to be 'really excited' to get Babatunde involved after becoming impressed by his amusing one-liners while appearing on Celebrity Gogglebox with his pal Mo Gilligan.

A show insider told The Sun: 'Bosses are really excited to have Babatunde in the mix.

Fame: Olivia rose to fame on Love Island in 2017, where she coupled up with Chris Hughes, and it has been claimed she will become the first Islander to appear on I'm A Celebrity

Fame: Olivia rose to fame on Love Island in 2017, where she coupled up with Chris Hughes, and it has been claimed she will become the first Islander to appear on I'm A Celebrity

'He's become a firm favourite with Celebrity Gogglebox viewers and producers reckon he'll be a great campmate.

'He's been doing stand-up for years but it's his banter and constant one-liners with best mate Mo on Celebrity Gogglebox that really impressed the casting team.'

Babatunde has toured Britain doing stand-up comedy and won best newcomer at the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards.

He has featured on an array of comedy shows including Jonathan Ross' Comedy Club, Mo Gilligan + Friends and The Stand Up Sketch Show.

Babatunde, who is married and has a young son, has performed at London's O2 Arena and the Hackney Empire in his comedy career, but he first started out as an actor.

Exciting: It comes after it was reported that Babatunde Aleshe has signed up for the upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

Exciting: It comes after it was reported that Babatunde Aleshe has signed up for the upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

Career: Babatunde has toured Britain doing stand-up comedy and won best newcomer at the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards

Career: Babatunde has toured Britain doing stand-up comedy and won best newcomer at the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards 

He had a small part on EastEnders playing a nurse called Sam, who looked after Tanya Branning (Jo Joyner) during her cancer battle in episodes that aired in 2011.

The funnyman also appeared on one episode of Law and Order in 2009 and had a one-time role in Doctor Who as Sean in 2010's episode The Lodger, featuring James Corden.

Elsewhere, it was revealed that Boy George is set to join the cast of I'm A Celebrity, securing the highest fee in the history of the show.

The singer, 61, will jet to Australia in November to join the jungle camp after agreeing nearly $1million for the booking, MailOnline revealed.

An ITV source told us: 'It's beyond exciting that we've secured Boy George.

Big win: Elsewhere, it was revealed that Boy George is set to join the cast of the upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity, securing the highest fee in the history of the show

Big win: Elsewhere, it was revealed that Boy George is set to join the cast of the upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity, securing the highest fee in the history of the show

'It's been a long time since we had a huge global star film the show and he will no doubt draw viewers.

'He's also hugely popular in Australia and with the show leaving Wales and heading back down under, he's the perfect addition. 

'Filming is currently due to start in November just outside of Murwillumbah.

'He has also been secured the highest pay cheque in the history of the show - close to $1million. We know it's a huge coup to land Boy George and we can't wait for filming to begin.

'He is thriving at the moment, he is about to perform

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