Speaking before starting the series, Minchin said: “I have spent the past 20 years immersed in the news every day. To me not knowing what is happening in the news would be an extraordinary thing.
“Without access to the phone and not constantly scrolling, seeing things is a tough thing to let go of but I really look forward to it too.”
In addition to storage BBC Breakfast with Dan Walker, Minchin also co-presented Real rescue with Nick Knowles and Chris Hollins from 2009 to 2012 and she was featured as a guestThe One Show several times since 2010.
The presenter has been married to David Minchin since 1998, the couple has two daughters.
In October 2021, a man who followed both Minchin and his eldest daughter Mia pleaded guilty to sending threatening messages on Instagram. The crimes occurred in July 2020 during a suspended prison term for stalking Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts.
Judge Nicola Saffman said: “This is a repeat offence, and the content of the messages sent were extremely alarming, very serious, very frightening and clearly aimed at maximizing mischief. suffering of the complainants in this case.”
Minchin is no stranger to competition. She was a finalist on BBC’s Celebrity MasterChef in 2016. She also competed in a triathlon.
“My family was very worried that I would scream a lot and make a lot of noise,” she said. “But they are also really excited because they know how much I enjoy challenging myself.”
I’m a celebrity starting at 9pm on Sunday, 11/11 on ITV.
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