Holly Willoughby and Dec break silence as she replaces Ant on I'm A Celeb


The TV hosts both said they were hugely excited to be working on … Get Me Out Of Here! together.

However, and Declan Donelly said they are both wishing Ant McPartlin a speedy recovery as they released a statement on ITV’s .

Holly, 37, said: “I couldn’t be more excited to have been asked to stand alongside Dec for the next jungle adventure.

“I love Ant and want to send him my best wishes and support for a continued recovery.

“I couldn’t be more excited to have been asked to stand alongside Dec for the next jungle adventure”

Holly Willoughby

“These are big shoes, not to fill, but just to keep warm for a little bit.”

She continued: “Honestly, I’m a huge fan of I’m A Celebrity and actually feel like I’ve won a competition to go and hang out on my favourite show!

“When is it a good time to tell Dec I’m scared of everything that moves?”

Dec, 42, added: “I am hugely grateful to Holly for agreeing to accompany me to Australia this year.

Holly Willoughby Instagram pic INSTAGRAM/THIS MORNING

I’M A CELEB: Holly has confirmed she is co-hosting the show with Dec

Holly Willoughby Im A Celebrity statement ITV

STATEMENT: She said she was excited but wished Ant well

“She was at the top of my list and I’m thrilled she said yes.

“It will be a different kind of series, but we will try our best to ensure it is no less fun and eventful for our loyal viewers.”

He added: “I am also pleased to hear Holly is scared of everything.

“I am almost stupidly excited at the thought of watching her during the eating trials!”

Ant and Dec Im A Celebrity ITV

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Declan Donnelly Im A Celebrity statement ITV

DELIGHTED: Dec said Holly was his first choice for the show

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, who were presenting This Morning today said they and every one on the show were “very excited” for Holly to be taking on the new role.

We wonder if Phillip Schofield is going to be a bit jealous his TV wife is being taken though?

This Morning continues on ITV at 10:30am.

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