Live insects will not be eaten in this year's I'm A Celebrity, in a "permanent" change to the reality TV show.I'm A Celebrity has previously been criticised for using live bugs in its 'bushtucker trials'.Some tasks on the ITV show have included insects being eaten alive or dumped onto contestants.The stars could still be covered in bugs during filming in Australia but any eaten will already be dead."Producers have taken a look at the trials and decided that no live critters would be eaten in the trials this year," BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat has been told. An ITV source said: "They have been planning this for some time and actually last year beach worms were the only critters eaten live but this time around they've decided to implement the change fully and permanently."This year's line-up includes former Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle, ex-footballer and broadcaster Ian Wright and Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts.'Eating live invertebrates was abuse'The move has been welcomed by wildlife presenter … [Read more...] about I’m A Celebrity: ITV ends ‘bushtucker trials’ that include eating live bugs
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Former EastEnders star Jacqueline Jossa has won I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! after spending three weeks in the Australian jungle.The actress was named queen of the jungle, following in the footsteps of previous winners like Harry Redknapp, Stacey Solomon and Kerry Katona.Co-presenters Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly revealed the winner at the end of the final of the ITV reality show.Actor Andy Whyment was the runner-up, with radio DJ Roman Kemp in third.Jossa played Lauren Branning in BBC soap EastEnders between 2010 and 2018.After she was named queen of the jungle, she said: "I have no words."This year's series - the 19th - was the first not to have live insects eaten as part of the show's "bushtucker trials".Any insects consumed on the show were already dead - though live creepy-crawlies were still dumped on its celebrity contestants.But the show was not without controversy, with former sports stars James Haskell and Ian Wright being accused of bullying their fellow … [Read more...] about Jacqueline Jossa wins I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
Good morning. We’re here, the final stretch of the campaign. The country will go to the polls on Thursday, but before that happens, the parties are giving their pitches one final push. We also have the best of non-election news from around the country and the world. What’s going on? The Labour party will be focusing on the benefit of its policies to the bank balances of voters, promising the public that a Labour government would put “money in your pocket”. Amid concerns that Labour has overpromised with a blizzard of announcements during the six-week campaign, Corbyn will focus on the NHS and voters’ finances in the final crucial days of campaigning. Boris Johnson did an interview with Sophy Ridge on Sky News yesterday, which John Crace described as a “20-minute audio-visual barrage of near constant mansplaining and manspreading”. However, the Tories have been much quieter than the opposition ahead of the vote – as John Harris points … [Read more...] about Monday briefing: parties deliver final pitches in last stretch of campaign