SCOTTISH entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den star Duncan Bannatyne will star in reality ITV show I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here.
The Scot, whose business interest include the Bannatyne’s chain of health clubs, will appear in the programme alongside British former boxer Chris Eubank.
Also among the 10-strong line-up is Diana Princess of Wales biographer Lady Colin Campbell, fashion guru Susannah Constantine, Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley, TV personality Yvette Fielding, X Factor choreographer Brian Friedman and Union J’s George Shelley.
Hollyoaks star Jorgie Porter and footballer Kieron Dyer were the first two names to be confirmed.
Bannatyne, 66, is the one of oldest campers going into the jungle but he says age isn’t a concern for him at all.
The businessman said he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro aged 60 and added: “I was one of the oldest people in our group who did. A lot of the younger people who started pulled out. There were 25 of us at the bottom but only 19 of us got to the top.”
Also 66, Lady Campbell, who wrote a book about Diana’s affair with James Hewitt, revealed her eldest son didn’t want her to do the show because “he thought I was too civilised to do something like this”.
She said: “I am doing it for selfish reasons. It will help with the roof at the castle and I want to lose weight. I’d actually like to lose a stone if possible.”
She added that once she’d made the decision to do the show her son was, of course, “very supportive”.