‘I’m a Celebrity’ contestants leaked include Brian Friedman and Lady Colin Campbell
The first twelve contestants going into the jungle for I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here have been leaked.
Included in the initial list are soap and reality TV stars, athletes and royal biographer Lady Colin Campbell.
The lineup includes the X-Factor’s out gay choreographer Brian Friedman, who earlier this year announced plans to marry his partner Daniel Brown.
Another contestant in the jungle will be Lady Colin Campbell, a royal biographer.
Lady Campbell, 66, wrote controversial royal biographies such as ‘Diana in Private: The Princess Nobody Knows’.
Raised as male until her late teens, she was hospitalised and given male hormones.
In a 2013 interview, she said: “Our family was extremely well known and he would have done anything to avoid publicity and embarrassment.
“I remember walking with him from the owners’ and stewards’ car park upstairs to our box at the racecourse.”
She went on: “People were staring, because my situation was sufficiently well known, and although I wore trousers it was very clear I was not a boy. You could see to him it was the worst ordeal of his life.
“The only way out he could conceive was that I should commit suicide. He told me: ‘The one solution to your problem is a dose of rat poison’.”
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She previously sued newspapers for implying that she was “a transvestite” or transgender after . Of the implications, she said: “It was awful. It is offensive beyond belief. It was rape.”
Others in the jungle are expected to include ‘Hollyoaks’ star Jorgie Porter, footballer Kieron Dyer, ‘Dragons’ Den’ star Duncan Bannatyne, as well as former ‘Blue Peter’ presenter Yvette Fielding.
‘Geordie Shore’ and ‘Judge Geordie’ star ‘Vicky Pattison’ will be joined by ‘What Not to Wear’ fashion personality Susannah Constantine.
They will also be joined by Union J’s George Shelley, ‘Made in Chelsea’s’ Spencer Matthews, former boxer Chris Eubank and Ferne McCann from The Only Way is Essex.
More personalities are expected to be announced in coming days.