I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2019 contestant Kate Garraway, 52, seems to be enjoying the show so far and will compete in her first Bushtucker Trial alongside Caitlyn Jenner, 70, this evening. But, according to her co-star Piers Morgan, 54, she was in “two minds” about signing up for the show and called him for his advice beforehand.
I said she should absolutely do it
Speaking on Good Morning Britain, he told viewers: “Kate rang me three weeks ago when she first got approached and I said she should absolutely do it.
“People will love her, she will be hardworking.”
Piers’ co-star Susanna Reid then joked that Kate only approached him as a “courtesy call”.
He replied: “She was genuinely in two minds because if you get bounced out straight away it can be quite humiliating.”
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Kate Garraway: Piers Morgan said the I'm A Celebrity star called him before signing up to the show (Image: GETTY)
Kate Garraway: Piers Morgan said he told her to sign up to the show (Image: REX)
After being confirmed as a contestant on this year’s series, Kate said she tried to keep the news a secret from her ITV co-stars.
“I can't trust them to keep a