Is it a done deal? Reports have it that Holly Willoughby has signed up to co-host I’m A Celebrity with Declan Donnelly, and that Ant McPartlin has given his wholehearted approval.
The rumour has it that Holly is recently ‘100 per cent confirmed’ as Ant’s replacement, and according to a report by The Mirror, agreed to the decision following Ant’s approval and the fact that she could bring her children, Harry, nine, Belle, seven, and Chester, three, to Australia when she does her stint in the jungle.
An insider told the Mirror: “Because of her genuine friendship with Dec they are very natural together.” Adding: “Ant is pleased that it will be a friend like Holly stepping into his shoes even though he knows that not being there himself will be hard. Having Ant’s blessing meant an awful lot to Holly.”
The same source also suggested that Holly’s husband Dan Baldwin will be joining her for part of the filming in Australia, and with that in mind, you have to believe it when the source says ‘she was thrilled’ with the outcome.
ITV have confirmed they will “announce I’m A Celebrity plans in due course.”
So, will it be Holly, or is this just ITV trying to throw us off track? Hmmm…