Former Prisoner star Val Lehman is the first star confirmed for TEN’s profile reality series I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!
The 73 year old told News Corp “I’m doing it because of my sense of adventure. How many people are offered the opportunity to do something like this? Why would you turn it down? And plus, they are going to pay me for it. I’m not doing anything else at the moment so why not?”
Lehman was widely tipped to go into the jungle following clues of “A female Television Icon who is a Silver Logie winner and a household name in over 20 countries.”
Shane Warne is also the hot tip to appear according to media speculation, but may not enter until the second night.
TEN Programming Chief Beverley McGarvey last week told TV Tonight, “You will certainly see all of the participants on night one….”
Also tipped to appear are Anthony Callea, Rhonda Burchmore, a Stafford brother, Akmal Saleh, ex Bachelor contestant Laurina Fleure, Brendan Fevola. Denise Drysdale may be a guest later -but none are confirmed….
The remaining 11 celebrities comprise:
A world-class controversial Comedian who has made Australia his home.
A Rugby League Superstar who captained his team to a Grand Final victory.
A Champion Sportswoman who is one of the world’s fittest females and holds a record that no male competitor has equalled.
An International DJ who has had chart-topping singles in Australia and the US.
An AFL Legend who has created headlines on and off the field.
A chart-topping Television Star who was also a 1990s household name.
A Theatrical Lady who was a teenage movie star, a triple threat and now is a real Lady.
A Hollywood Heart-throb star of television and film who came to our attention in a very different arena.
A record-breaking Pop Star who has performed for the Queen.
A Reality Television Star who has been unlucky in love.
An International Cricket Megastar who is Australian.
I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! begins at 6:30pm tonight on TEN with Get Me Out of Here Now! hosted by Joel Creasey and Heather Maltman at 9:30pm on ELEVEN.