I'm A Celebrity 2012 camp overrun by 'killer weeds'!

I'm a Celebrity 2012

The I'm A Celebrity 2012 has reportedly been overrun by killer weeds.

According tot he Daily Star, bunches of so called "Purple Plague" plants have been found around the celebrity campsite in the middle of the Australian jungle.

The weeds - scientific name miconia - apparently grow over neighboring plants and life, taking away their light and energy.

Jim Willmott, who has the rather bizarre job title of Weeds Manager on I'm A Celebrity, told the newspaper: "We need to prevent new species from entering the area. That includes getting rid of miconia."

Stars lined up for the upcoming series of I’m A Celebrity are rumoured to include Tory MP Louise Mensch, Corrie star Ryan Thomas and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Nancy Dell’Olio.

It was recently reported that bosses were keen to get Olympic stars on this year’s line up.

According to The Sun, names on the show’s wish list include cycling champs Bradley Wiggins and Elizabeth Armitstead, as well as gymnast Beth Tweddle and swimmer Rebecca Adlington.

Other celebrities on the line are said to include Blind Date host Cilla Black and telly chef Ainsley Harriott.

A source said: "We're trying for a diverse mix.

"We have a lot to live up to after last year's success with Dougie from McFly, Mark Wright, Sinitta and Fatima Whitbread."

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