Vernon Kay: My spouse Tess Daly inspired me to go on I’m A Celeb



ernon Kay has mentioned he was inspired to participate in I’m A Superstar… Get Me Out Of Right here! by his spouse Tess Daly.

He mentioned she is “100% behind me” forward of the ITV programme’s launch.

The brand new sequence will get below method on Sunday. Kay mentioned that Daly “inspired me to do it”. “She was like, ‘Simply go in there and do it, have enjoyable.”

Kay, 46, mentioned that after media stories linked him with the programme, he was contacted by fellow tv presenter Paddy McGuinness.

He mentioned McGuinness “wished me good luck and he mentioned, ‘Go on sunshine, a number of love, I’m going to be voting each night time and I’m going to spend each pound I’ve ensuring you eat the sheep’s knackers”.

Kay mentioned he has been requested “for a number of years” to participate in I’m A Superstar.

“The deal was on the desk final 12 months and 12 months earlier than, however I had work commitments,” he added.

“I believe 2020 has not been one of the best 12 months, and that’s a large understatement, and I simply thought the timing was proper, be it Wales or Australia, for me to provide it a go.”

He added that his kids “at all times watch” the programme.

When requested how he would deal with not internet hosting the programme, he mentioned: “It’s straightforward, it’s sensible, as a result of I don’t must do something.

“I simply get in there and do what they inform you, easy as that.”

Kay, who has hosted protection of Method E motor racing, additionally mentioned he thinks sports activities presenting is tougher than a few of his earlier jobs.

“I believe standing on a shiny ground studying the autocue, for my part now, with the whole lot I’ve accomplished with sport, I believe that’s getting away with it.”

Kay additionally revealed he has been isolating at a farmhouse forward of the launch of the programme, which is being filmed in Wales relatively than its regular location in Australia because of coronavirus restrictions.

Runner Sir Mo Farah, journalist Victoria Derbyshire and actor Shane Richie are amongst these collaborating within the upcoming sequence.

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