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I’m a Celeb’s Victoria Derbyshire admits she keeps in touch with campmates ‘most days’

Loose Women’sVictoria Derbyshire has admitted she keeps in touch with her former I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! One year after her time in the Welsh castle, contestants are still talking to each other.

As viewers wait for ITV’s reality show to return later in the year, the award-winning broadcaster spoke out about how happy she was to have joined the show in Wales instead of traveling to Australia.

The 52 year old was part of the cast last year for the 20th season. This series took place at Gwrych Castle in North Wales, in response to the ongoing pandemic.

And it appears that this year’s contestants will be returning to the castle grounds once again rather than their usual digs in the jungle down under.



The Loose Women panellist revealed how her castle pals are in touch "most days" via a group chat
The Loose Women panellist revealed how her castle pals are in touch “most days” via a group chat

The mum-of-two joined Lorraine Kelly on her hit daytime show on Wednesday to celebrate her five-year milestone being cancer free ahead of Macmillan’s annual coffee morning this Friday.

And Victoria confessed that she actually preferred to compete in the reality show in Wales so that she could “go home quicker” rather than travelling back from Australia where the show is usually filmed.

The TV presenter couldn’t have enjoyed her time on the show more as she explained how close the cast got while they camped out in the grizzling wet castle during the British winter.



The mum-of-two remains close friends with the cast from the show one year on
The mum-of-two remains close friends with the cast from the show one year on

She told viewers: “There are such an amazing group of people. We had such a laugh!

“We’re still all friends, we’re on the WhatsApp group most days.

“I just went for it, I thought I am just going to embrace this experience.”



Many of the celeb contestants met up once more at the National Television Awards
Many of the celeb contestants met up once more at the National Television Awards

This comes after the cast of I’m a Celeb reunited for the National Television Awards which took place earlier this month.

The awards ceremony was attended by the celebrity contestants from the 2020 series. The ITV show won The Bruce Forsyth Television gong.

The castle pals documented the evening on social media. AJ posted a few selfies with Giovanna, the castle queen, holding the award.

Victoria finished ninth in overall competition. She was eliminated by the public vote and had to leave the Welsh camp on day 16.

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I’m a Celeb’s Victoria Derbyshire admits she keeps in touch with campmates 'most days'
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