Coronation Street star Simon Gregson joins line-up

Coronation Street legend Simon Gregson has reportedly signed up for I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here 2021.

Simon, who played Steve McDonald on ITV Soap for 32 years, has reportedly joined the show’s line-up for 2021 and will “compete” against EastEnders legend Adam Woodyatt, who is reportedly also on the series signed up.

Corresponding The sunA source said: “Having both Simon and Adam on the show is a real coup. The bosses believe that together they will deliver some real comedy moments.

“Bosses know Corrie fans will be right behind him.


Simon plays Steve McDonald but is rumored to be doing I’m a Celeb (Image: ITV)

“Everyone knows Simon as Steve, but now, for the first time, they see him from a completely different perspective.

The source also stated that Simon turned down I’m A Celeb several times. But now that his kids are older and the show is being filmed in Wales, he thought the timing was right.

Simon Gregson’s former Coronation Street co-star Beverley Callard, who played Steve’s mom Liz McDonald for 30 years, also attended I’m A Celebrity 2020.


Beverley Callard was in I’m a Star 2020 (Image credit: ITV)

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Entertainment Daily reached out to I’m A Celeb representatives for a comment and they said, “All of the names proposed for I’m A Celebrity’s new series… get me out of here! are just speculations. “

I’m a Star 2021: Casting Rumors

Other celebrities rumored to be on the 2021 series include GMB host Richard Madeley, news anchor and journalist Louise Minchin, Love Island star Maura Higgins and Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain.


Adam Woodyatt, who plays Ian Beale in EastEnders, is also rumored to be joining the line-up (Credit: BBC)

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Other celebs rumored to be include Matt Baker, former host of The One Show, former strict judge Arlene Phillips, fashion expert and chef, Gok Wan and EastEnders legend Adam Woodyatt.

I am a star – weather warning

The 2021 series will take place for the second year in a row at Gwrych Castle in Wales.

However, celebrities have been warned not to “underestimate” the “brutal” weather forecast.

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