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18 items from 2010


Final two reflect on 'I'm A Celeb' experience

4 December 2010 2:54 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Stacey Solomon and Shaun Ryder have been reflecting on their favourite moments and trials from this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!. The nostalgic mood commenced when the final two were instructed to use a video camera to record their memories of camp life and show off favourite areas of their jungle home. First, Ryder remembered his argument with Alison Hammond over prison chores and detailed his most emotional moment in the show. "The time when I was closest to tears was with my letters from family saying how proud they are of my uniqueness and the girls loving dad," he said. "That would have been it." Solomon meanwhile identified the moment that she accidentally threw a stone in Dom Joly's eye as her funniest. The former X Factor star also declared that she had a "wicked" time competing in the (more) »

- By Daniel Sperling

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Hammond: 'Jungle kinder than Big Brother'

29 November 2010 10:51 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Alison Hammond has claimed that I'm A Celebrity is far kinder than Big Brother to its contestants. The Big Brother 3 housemate, who was eliminated from the ITV1 show yesterday, said that the producers are far more lenient and generous on the jungle-based reality show. "Big Brother was easier," she said. "You get a real bed and real food. We won the task in the first week in Big Brother, so I was fine with everything. "However, it's nicer that you get to speak to real people in the Bush Telegraph on I'm A Celebrity. They (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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Waissel, Wagner 'X Factor' exits net 14.7m

29 November 2010 4:52 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The eliminations of Katie Waissel and Wagner Carrilho from The X Factor averaged more than 14m viewers on Sunday evening, according to overnight audience data. The X Factor results show was watched by 14.79m (48.7%) on ITV1 in the 8pm hour, peaking at a massive 15.92m (50.5%) for the final 15 minutes. After the programme, the exits of Alison Hammond and Britt Ekland from I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! pulled in 10.54m (38.6%) from 9pm. Earlier in the evening, All Star Family Fortunes returned with 5.19m (18.2%) on ITV1 from 7.15pm.

On BBC One, Strictly Come Dancing averaged 11.57m (40.5%) from 7.30pm, as Patsy Kensit became the latest celebrity to be eliminated from this year's competition. Elsewhere on the channel, Countryfile brought in 7.55m (29.5%) from 6.30pm, Antiques Roadshow managed 6.36m (20.9%) in the (more) »

- By Andrew Laughlin

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Alison Hammond and Britt Ekland leave jungle

29 November 2010 3:15 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Alison Hammond and Britt Ekland have become the latest stars to be evicted from 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!'. The TV presenter was the first to leave the jungle after losing a head-to-head battle with Playboy model Kayla Collins as they took part in The Dentalist challenge. The Bushtucker trial involved the pair - who took part after receiving the lowest amount of viewer votes on Saturday's (27.11.10) show - being given a series of jungle nasties to hold in their mouth for 20 seconds, ranging from spiders to a prawn-like opal yabbie. Alison and Kayla drew the challenge 4-4 and .. »

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Hammond eliminated from 'I'm A Celeb'

28 November 2010 1:31 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Alison Hammond has become the next contestant to be eliminated from I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!. The former Big Brother star was forced to leave the reality show after losing bushtucker trial 'The Dentalist', which saw Hammond and Kayla Collins have to keep insects, including grasshoppers, cockroaches and stick insects, in their mouths for 20 seconds. After they both won four rounds of the trial each, hosts Ant and Dec gave Hammond and Collins a tie-breaker of a mouthwash made of pulped cockroaches. Both women refused to drink the concoction, leaving it up to the (more) »

- By Amy Bell

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Jenny Eclair and Alison drink at 'Starbugs'

27 November 2010 1:30 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Jenny Eclair and Alison Hammond won eight stars for the 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' camp yesterday (26.11.10). The comedienne and the TV presenter were picked for the 'Starbugs' Bushtucker trial where they had to consume a number of gruesome a cocktails, made with grubs and creepy crawlies among other disgusting ingredients. Upon hearing she was nominated to take part, Jenny said: ''This was the one thing I really didn't want to do but we'll give it a go.'' Hosts Ant and Dec took the pair to the trial area, where they were told there were up to 11 .. »

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Alison and Jenny take on Starbugs task

26 November 2010 4:02 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Alison Hammond and Jenny Eclair picked up 8 out of a possible 11 stars in the latest I'm A Celebrity bushtucker trial. The pair were chosen to take on the task by Dom Joly as they "hadn't done a trial" yet. They had to undergo five rounds of downing a variety of jungle-based drinks in order to win meals for their fellow campmates. Taking place at 'Starbugs', Eclair first drank a Flappuchino, which consisted of turkey innards and water. "It's really not easy," the comedienne said, before gulping down the mixture and winning the first star. Hammond then consumed a Maggotchiato - filled with maggots, mealworms (more) »

- By Adam Silverstein

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Ryder riled by 'mouthy bird' Hammond

25 November 2010 10:00 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Shaun Ryder and Alison Hammond have clashed in the jungle over her comments to Lembit Opik. The row started when Jenny Eclair suggested that Opik had stopped doing his usual camp chores because he wanted everyone to throw compliments at him about his hardwork. When Hammond spoke to him about the subject, Ryder interjected: "Usually we're locked up. How can we do it if we’re locked up? What you're saying is crap." Opik commented: "I used my yardtime yesterday to do as many of the tasks as I could and I didn't mind at all but..." Interrupting, the ex-Big (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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Jungle stars fear for 'damaged' McKeith

25 November 2010 4:02 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Gillian McKeith's I'm A Celebrity co-stars have expressed doubts about her mental health. Dom Joly and Alison Hammond both suggested that the TV nutritionist may have been "damaged" by her jungle experience. All the campmates residing in the jungle jail were granted some yardtime on last night's episode, apart from McKeith, who was punished for breaking out of the bamboo cell. After the other celebrities left, McKeith began singing and dancing on her own to the James Brown hit 'I Feel Good'. Commenting on her co-star, Hammond said: (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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'I'm A Celeb' Kayla accused of laziness

23 November 2010 4:02 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The I'm A Celebrity contestants have accused Playboy model Kayla Collins of laziness in the jungle. Jenny Eclair and Britt Eckland started the discussion, saying that they were reaching the limit of their patience with Collins. Eclair said: "I'm getting very close to snapping at a certain girl, it's one person who is a lazy, lazy girl and it's making me furious." Eckland agreed, adding: "She doesn't put in as much as the rest of us." Later, when Alison Hammond and Eclair confronted Eckland for being bossy, the subject of Collins's participation (more) »

- By Naomi Rainey

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Stacey Solomon cries over McKeith row

23 November 2010 4:02 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Stacey Solomon was reduced to tears after a blazing row with Gillian McKeith in the I'm A Celebrity jungle. The former X Factor contestant challenged McKeith over her dramatic reactions to the show's trials and challenges. Solomon asked why the self-professed healthy-eating guru didn't quit if she was in such distress, saying: "You are on telly and you are fainting, you're fainting in front of your children, no amount of money is worth that." McKeith replied: "I have a television career and if I walk out on my contract I will not work in television again. That's the way it works." Alison Hammond interjected, commenting: "That's not true Gillian, after what you've been through you'll work for the rest of your life, I'm telling you now." McKeith defended her decision to stay, and rounded (more) »

- By Naomi Rainey

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Ryder bemoans Hammond's arrival in camp

19 November 2010 4:04 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Shaun Ryder has reacted badly to the arrival of new I'm A Celebrity contestant Alison Hammond. Hammond made her unexpected appearance on Friday evening, catching the campmates off guard and sending Ryder straight into the Bush Telegraph. "Oh more f**king people in the camp. And a loud person and a cheery person as well," the former Happy Mondays frontman complained. "She's probably a really nice person, don't get me wrong. I like Alison. "I like horse s**t in the country but I don't want it in my living room. I just don't want to go through it. I've done f**k all for eight days except socialise. I'm about that far from f**king off." Outside, Nigel Havers explained: "Shaun (more) »

- By Naomi Rainey

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Alison Hammond to enter the jungle

19 November 2010 1:30 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Alison Hammond is to enter the jungle on tonight's (19.11.10) 'I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!' The curvy 'This Morning' presenter - who is no stranger to reality TV after appearing on 'Big Brother' in 2002 - admitted she has similar motivations to Jenny Eclair, as she hopes to lose some weight while faced with basic rations in the Australian jungle. She said: ''It's not the best way to lose weight, but it would be great to lose a stone. I've been on a diet for the last six weeks and I have already lost a stone and a half, .. »

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Alison Hammond to enter 'I'm A Celebrity'

18 November 2010 4:02 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Alison Hammond is due to enter the I'm A Celebrity jungle as the show's 13th contestant. The This Morning presenter will enter the camp in an unconventional way, as two of the current Aussie residents will discover her as part of Friday night's Celebrity Chest challenge. Hammond, who infamously broke a garden table by jumping on it during her appearance on 2002's Big Brother, has said that she hopes to lose a stone while living on jungle rations. The 35-year-old said: "It’s not the (more) »

- By Naomi Rainey

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Comedian duo to enter the jungle

17 November 2010 3:15 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Comedians Dom Joly and Jenny Eclair are reportedly set to join 'I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!' today (17.11.10). The pair - who are set to be accompanied by 'This Morning' presenter Alison Hammond later in the week - are among eight stars who have been lined up to enter the jungle in case any of the current celebrities decide to leave the ITV1 show. Jenny said: ''One moment I was in my bath in Camberwell, the next I was at Heathrow. I'm on the reserve bench. I think there are eight of us. ''I hope I'm fourth on the list .. »

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'I'm A Celeb' stars face live trial

15 November 2010 6:58 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

One of the I'm A Celebrity contestants will reportedly face a live trial on Thursday's show. According to the Daily Star, the twist is part of a double shock for the ten celebrities, who will also be joined by a new face in the jungle. Dom Joly, Alison Hammond and Ainsley Harriott are the stars rumoured to be joining the reality show. Thursday's (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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Joly, Hammond to join 'I'm A Celeb'?

11 November 2010 6:57 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Dom Joly and Alison Hammond have landed in Australia today, fuelling reports that they will join the I'm A Celebrity lineup later in the series. Both Joly and Hammond were in a leaked list of names linked to the latest series of the ITV1 reality programme, which was revealed by The Sun newspaper earlier this week. However, neither the TV comic of ex-Big Brother star was on the official (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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Confirmed: Official 'I'm A Celeb' lineup

10 November 2010 6:23 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

ITV has confirmed the ten famous faces taking part in the 2010 series of I'm A Celebrity. Following a leak in The Sun newspaper yesterday, there have only been a couple of changes to the lineup heading into the jungle. Comic Dom Joly, TV presenter Gail Porter and ex-Big Brother star Alison Hammond are not going to be on the show this Sunday as previously reported. However, Playboy model Kayla Collins has been added to (more) »

- By Alex Fletcher

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