As the launch date for I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! nears closer, rumours have been rife over which famous faces will be joining Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly at the Welsh castle. Russell Watson has been hotly tipped to be a part of this year’s ITV line-up and the classical singer addressed the rumours during an appearance on Steph’s Packed Lunch.
Host Steph McGovern asked: “I’ve got to ask you first of all, are you going on I’m a Celebrity?”
Russell replied: “It’s funny because I’ve been linked with so many things over the last 20 years.
“If we go back to 2002 believe it or not, I was linked to being the next James Bond and all I was doing was a TV show to celebrate the music of the James Bond movies, so that wasn’t true.
“Recently everyone was writing to me on Twitter about The Masked Singer because everyone thought I was the hedgehog for some reason...”
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I'm A Celebrity 2020: Russell addressed the rumours on Steph’s Packed Lunch (Image: CHANNEL 4)
However, Steph wouldn’t let Russell off lightly and continued to grill him on the I’m A Celebrity rumours.
Steph asked: “Coming back to the question, there are rumours that you’re going to get paid £100k for doing it, that’s alright isn’t it for a