Another batch of 'famous' people will be heading to the Australian jungle for I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here. Most years, the ITV show has some viewers scratching their heads and saying, 'Who's that again?' and this season is no exception.

There has been a lot of speculation as to who will be getting down and dirty for the 17th instalment of the show, however, the full line-up has been announced and it's a pretty broad spectrum of talents.

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One of the strangest inclusions is Boris Johnson's dad, Stanley. The 77-year-old former politician and author is 'excited' to head into the show despite being more than double the age of some of the other contestants.

According to The Sun, show bosses are hoping Stanely will spark some fierce political discussions - which of course is what everyone wants to see on a show like this.

Stanley Johnson and Boris

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Olympic champion British boxer Amir Khan will be hoping to put a pretty hectic year behind him as he joins the I'm a Celeb cast. According to The Mirror, the 30-year-old signed up for the reality TV competition to 'stay out of trouble'.

Khan also insists the usual jungle diet of creepy crawlies won't prevent him from staying in shape.

A few hours before jumping on the plane to Australia, he posted to social media to say he had 'sorted out' his issues with his wife Faryal.

Amir Khan and wife

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Joining Amir and Stanley will be Coronation Street actor Jennie McAlpine, who is looking forward to also getting a bit of sightseeing in while she's in the land down under by going to soap opera heaven, saying: "I am going to the Neighbours set, that is my first port of call!"

She might have to take former Hollyoaks actor Jamie Lomas with her as he's another celebrity named in this year's line-up.

Jennie McAlpine

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Two sides of the footballing world have also been announced for the show. Former Chelsea and England midfielder Dennis Wise will be trying to show that he's still got what it takes to be competitive, while Jamie Vardy's wife, Rebekah, is being tipped as a strong contender.

The Saturdays singer Vanessa White will also join this very varied group of 'celebrities', along with comedian Shappi Khorsandi, YouTuber Jack Maynard and Made in Chelsea star Georgia Toffolo.

Ant and Dec have been confirmed to be hosting the show, as there was some doubt whether Ant would be healthy enough to return with his best mate after going to rehab for alcohol and prescription pill addiction.

The first episode will air next Sunday on ITV.

Sources: Mirror, Sun

Featured Image Credit: I'm a Celeb/ITV/PA

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