Phillip Schofield pokes fun at Holly Willoughby landing I'm A Celeb hosting gig


This week, it was confirmed that will replace on this year’s !

It had been speculated for a while, but the This Morning host was finally announced as ‘s new co-star.

And while Holly’s excited for the new job, her usual telly partner Phillip Schofield can’t wait for different reasons.

Taking to Snapchat, he shared a grinning selfie and wrote: “Holly in a jungle… where everything will scare her s***less… literally can’t wait.”

“Holly in a jungle… where everything will scare her s***less… literally can’t wait”

Phillip Schofield

Speaking of her new gig, Holly 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.

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

She went on: “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?”

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

“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.

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

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“I am also stupidly excited at the thought of watching her during the eating trials.”

Dec’s usual right-hand man Ant is taking the rest of the year off to focus on his addiction issues.

But who will be unveiled as Phil’s new on-screen partner while Holly is Down Under?

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! returns to ITV later this year.

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