Jungle star? A mocked-up picture showing how Susan Boyle might look if she appears in the jungle on the reality show I’m A Celebrity…
Britain’s Got Talent star Susan Boyle is rumoured to be appearing in the next series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
The 48-year-old Scottish singer, dubbed the Hairy Angel, is said to have been lined up as the wild card contestant when the ITV show next airs later this year.
Susan, who has had more than 100million hits on the internet, is in the frame for a role on the hit reality show after hosts Ant and Dec put her name forwards, it has been reported.
Her presence on the show could give the cash-strapped channel a huge boost, appealing to a worldwide audience.
A source told the Daily Star newspaper: ‘Susan would be TV gold if she went into the jungle. She’s the biggest celebrity of the year so far.
‘I don’t think there’s anyone in the country who doesn’t know who she is.
‘Having her in the jungle would be a massive boost, not to mention helping us to attract audiences from around the world.
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‘Everyone of those millions of people who logged on to the web to see her would go to our website to see what she’s doing. If we sold advertising on the clips it would be worth a fortune.’
On top of this, TV bosses are confident Susan would a brilliant contestant in the Australian jungle.
The source added: ‘Susan has a great sense of humour which would be great to have in the jungle.
‘There’s such a fascination in what she’s likes and how she acts that I think not only would she do well, but she could actually win.’
The last series of I’m A Celebrity was won by former EastEnders actor Joe Swash.
In the show, celebrity contestants have to live in the Outback and undertake all manner of tasks, such as eating bugs to earn points.