Nigel Farage is reportedly set to make a cameo on this year’s I’m A Celeb (Picture: ITV/Rex)
I’m A Celebrity has reportedly set their sights on a big politician to join the show this year.
An insider shared: ‘Nigel has been at the top of the wish-list for I’m A Celeb bosses for years.’
The potential deal is reportedly worth up to £1million and is being negotiated with 2017’s winner Georgia Toffolo’s talent company — The Visionary Talent Agency.
Speaking on his GB News show last year, Farage said: ‘I have been approached several times by I’m a Celebrity . . . Get Me Out of Here! and I’ve always ruled it out.
‘I’ve never thought it would be a good thing to do.’
Farage certainly wouldn’t be the first MP to face a Bushtucker trial, with former Conservative Party member Edwina Currie and ex-health secretary Matt Hancockboth having hit the jungle for a spot of televised humiliation.
The sitting MP who quit as Health Secretary in 2021 after being caught having an affair with an aide Gina Coladangelo, made his debut on the series alongside comedian Seann Walsh.
Matt Hancock placed third in last year’s show (Picture: Shutterstock)
However, his arrival was met with intense backlash across the country from viewers and his fellow campmates, who challenged the politician about his motives for signing up to the series.
Last year’s series was eventually won by Lioness legend Jill Scott, who was crowned Queen of the Jungle.
Metro.co.uk has reached out to ITV for comment.
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! returns this autumn on ITV1 and ITVX.
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The star has been approached before.