CONFIRMED: Former Leeds United manager among I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! contestants

The official line-up for this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! has been confirmed and former Leeds United manager Dennis Wise is among the contestants.

Tuesday, 14th November 2017, 1:50 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 2:30 am
Dennis Wise has been revealed as one of the contestants for I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! 2017. PIC: PA

The 50-year-old was the man in charge as Leeds were relegated to the third tier of English football for the first time in their illustrious history.

He will be joined by boxer Amir Khan, Boris Johnson’s father Stanley Johnson, Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine and Hollyoaks actor Jamie Lomas are among the stars going into the jungle for the reality TV series.

They will be joined by Made In Chelsea’s Georgia “Toff” Toffolo and Saturdays singer Vanessa White.

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Comedian Shappi Khorsandi, YouTube personality Jack Maynard, and Rebekah Vardy, wife of England footballer Jamie, will also take part.

Johnson was one of the stars seen arriving in Australia ahead of the programme’s launch on Sunday.

The popular show, filmed in the Australian jungle, sees its stars endure a series of gruelling and gross challenges involving creepy crawlies - the Bushtucker Trials.

TV duo Ant and Dec are returning to present I’m A Celebrtity for its 17th series.

Last year’s series was won by Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt, who is now one of the presenters for spin-off show I’m A Celebrity... Extra Camp.

Comedian Joel Dommett, who was a runner-up behind Moffatt last year, will also host the companion programme along with former King of the Jungle Joe Swash.

* I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! starts at 9pm on Sunday, November 19, on ITV.