Arlene Phillips Admits A Celebrity’s ‘Concerns’ About Being The Oldest Contestant Ever

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I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here Star Arlene Phillips He admitted that he had some “concerns” about becoming the show’s oldest contestant.

Old Definitely Dance judge one out of 10 stars When I’m A Celebrity returns to our screens on Sunday night, they will be seen residing at Gwrych Castle.

At 78, Arlene is the oldest contestant to join I’m A Celebrity, and this clearly did not go unnoticed before she came to camp.

“Obviously I’m worried,” he said. Metro. “As you get older, everything in your body changes.

“But about being the oldest, I guess I’ve always been the oldest. When I was 36 and gave birth to my first baby, it was shock, horror – that this old mother had a baby. And then the second at 47… I always feel like I’m the oldest at doing anything, so it’s really nothing for me.”

Arlene Phillips at the Pride of England awards last month
Arlene Phillips at the Pride of England awards last month

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Arlene also said Sun He said he had turned down I’m A Celebrity 10 times before and finally decided this was his year.

He explained: “I was asked at least 10 times before and I said no. I knew he would be at the castle and although it was cold he was close.

“I’ve made this trip to Australia many times and went to work and found myself with my face in my food. I love Wales so if I had the opportunity and wanted to say yes, it was a huge plus to have it nearby.”

Arlene continued, “I think a moment of madness was probably the biggest factor. [for saying yes] and also… for the first time when asked when I’m actually available.

“I’ve worked probably every year for the last 20 years until October, November, December. For the first time I really thought about it.

“I want to show my grandchildren that grandma can do anything, and it’s also momentary insanity, that’s all I can say.”

I Am A Celebrity 2021 cast
I Am A Celebrity 2021 cast

It was previously reported that we could see a lot more Arlene on our screens in the near future, apparently as it was launched as a replacement for John Barrowman. Ice Dance panel.

It will joined the castle By TV presenters Richard Madeley and Louise Minchin, athletes Kadeena Cox and Matty Lee, music producer Naughty Boy and singer Frankie Bridge.

I’m A Celebrity returns on ITV Sunday night at 9 PM.


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