I’m A Celebrity legend Gillian McKeith is set to sign up for the show’s All Stars series, which is set to be filmed in South Africa this summer.
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TV star Gillian McKeith is said to be in advanced talks to sign up for the All Stars version of I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here, will be filmed in South Africa this summer .
During her time on the ITV hit show in 2010, the 62-year-old famously passed away while taking part in the Bushtucker Trials, with hosts Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly capturing her before The medical staff provided her with oxygen.
You Are What You Eat star Gillian, who was voted for by the public to take part in several trials in the tenth series, was chained in an underground coffin and surrounded by rats before she fainted – and is now said to be lining up to do it all over again.
The presenter has since claimed her exploits in the Australian jungle caused her to develop post-traumatic stress disorder.
Speaking in an interview last year, she said: “I definitely still have PTSD. Ever since that trial in the woods, where I was buried in the ground in a coffin and rats perched on me, it’s been the same feeling. just yesterday.”
“What happened was, every time I had to go into a small space like an elevator, I felt like I was about to scream. I felt a surge of panic that I simply couldn’t. controllable.
“I go in without fear of the noise and come out with it.”
ITV bosses have drawn up a list of stars from the show’s 21-year history who they want to appear in the series, with producers expecting Gillian to officially sign on in the coming days. next day, follow Sun.
“Gillian’s performance in 2010 was nothing short of legendary,” a source told the publication.
“She was already high on the hit list when the producers decided they were going to make the Best Of series next year.
“She’s all confirmed now. Negotiations are still ongoing and progressing, but everyone is confident that she will put pen to paper and head to South Africa to film in the next few months. That would be cinematic gold.”
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The series will air on ITV in 2023.
Gillian presented the first four You Are What You Eat series during its run from 2004 to 2006.
However, the show was revived this year, with hosts Trisha Goddard and Dr. Amir Khan replacing Scotswoman.
After completing their roles, the pair quickly took aim at their predecessors.
“I’ve never watched any shows before. I understand people better,” said Trisha.
“TV started to evolve since then. We’re more aware now that if someone has a problem with food it’s usually a testament to something deeper. There’s always a story. behind the scenes and I think that’s what was left out [by McKeith]. “
Dr Amir added: “I try to avoid anything she actually tweets because we are on very different paths.
“I don’t watch her shows much. I remember her going into people’s homes with a poo poo Tupperware, sifting through it and thinking, ‘This is disgusting’.”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/gillian-mckeith-set-sign-up-26919858 Gillian McKeith 'prepared to sign up for I'm A Celebrity All Stars' series despite PTSD claims