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I’m A Celeb 2023’s Nigel Farage already breaks pact before getting in jungle

I’m A Celeb 2023’s Nigel Farage already breaks pact before getting in jungle

The former UKIP leader has already fumbled on his pre-show preparation.

Nigel Farage is the first celebrity to touch down in Brisbane for his I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! debut.

But the controversial politician has admitted he has already broken his pre-show pact while en route to the Australian jungle.

Ahead of his appearance on this year's show, the 59-year-old had vowed to get fighting fit so he's ready to take on any task.

He had said he was giving up alcohol and caffeine before his stint Down Under in a bid to get a leg-up on his campmates.

Farage wanted to avoid any cravings that could throw him off his game in the jungle so that he could last as long as he can.

Which is probably a decent plan seen as though he is a self-confessed 'boozer'.

Although most celebrities will be dreaming about food, the former UKIP leader clearly expects an alcoholic beverage will be the thing on his mind.

Farage has already failed to abide by his healthy-living pact.
Hollie Adams/Getty Images

But Farage couldn't stick by his healthy-living pact and had one last drink for luck on his journey to Australia.

While relaxing in the air on his £9,000 business class Singapore Airways flight, paid for by ITV bosses, he reportedly indulged in a gin and tonic.

He confessed he 'might have slipped' and succumbed to the temptation of a tipple while onboard after he touched down in Brisbane.

Farage posed for photos before leaving the arrivals lounge, saying he can't confirm he is entering the jungle - but he 'might be'.

He said: "I just think there is a big young audience out there that watches the programme which is worth talking to.

"I have been messing about on TikTok for the last few months and you would be surprised, a lot of young people out there are interested in what I have got to say."

Ant and Dec will return to our screens on 19 November.
ITV

The politician had previously branded the show 'humiliating', but may have been swayed by MP Matt Hancock joining I'm A Celeb last year, as he confirmed he had watched the 2022 series.

When the star-studded line-up was announced for this year's show, fans weren't thrilled to see Farage on it.

He will join the likes of Made In Chelsea funny-man Sam Thompson, JLS singer Marvin Humes, This Morning's Josie Gibson and Britney Spears' sister, Jamie Lynn Spears.

Producers of the show are said to be already preparing for the Independent Party leader to butt heads with First Dates frontman Fred Siriex, who previously branded Farage 'irrelevant and useless.'

Featured Image Credit: Hollie Adams/Getty Images/Don Arnold/Getty Images

Topics: Celebrity, ITV, Im A Celebrity, Politics, Food And Drink