I'm a Celeb viewers creasing at Shaun Ryder's reaction to seeing Gillian McKeith in jungle
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I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! viewers couldn’t help but notice Shaun Ryder’s less-than-impressed response to discovering Gillian McKeith would be joining them in camp.
A special ‘legends’ edition of the show kicked off this week, with the famous faces - who have all taken part before - setting up camp in South Africa for the first time.
Another first for the show is that, as it’s not airing live, there will be no public vote - instead campmates will have to take part in various tasks with the aim of having themselves crowned the ultimate I’m A Celeb legend.
Explaining the new set-up to the camp, hosts Ant and Dec explained: "This time around there is no king or queen of the jungle.
"Instead one of you will become the first ever I'm A Celeb legend. You'll compete against each other to win food, treats, and for the right to remain in the camp.
"Long story short, expect the unexpected.”
Previous campmates who are taking part include Helen Flanagan, Amir Khan, Carol Vorderman, Paul Burrell and Ryder.
But during last night’s episode, Ant and Dec revealed to the campmates that the ‘first surprise was on its way’ to them.
Before staff wheeled in a large box, which McKeith then jumped out of.
As the rest of the camp responded with surprise, it’s fair to say Ryder - who had run-ins with McKeith when they both appeared on the 2010 series of the show - wasn’t exactly delighted.
See what I mean?
Ryder and McKeith butted heads several times when they were campmates back in 2010.
In one incident, the pair got into a ding-dong during a freezing cold water trial, with Ryder snapping: "You're a f****** irritating woman.”
To which McKeith hit back: "You say the nasty things all the time... your tone, everything. The way you speak to everyone."
Ryder was seemingly so unhappy with his campmate, that she even got a mention in his autobiography.
And it was far from a glowing review, with Ryder claiming ‘it was only Gillian McKeith who was a bit of a d**k' in the jungle, and that ‘she just had no manners’.
Well, I personally can’t wait to see how this turns out.
Viewers at home didn’t miss the slightly awkward moment, with one posting on Twitter: “Shaun’s reaction priceless.”
Another said: “However this series pans out, putting Shaun Ryder and Gillian McKeith in the jungle together again is a genius TV move.”
While someone else commented: “I’m A Celeb bringing Gillian McKeith in with Shaun Ryder is one of the best things to happen to British TV for years.”