I'm A Celebrity 2012: Friends fear Helen Flanagan will break down!

I'm A Celebrity 2012 - Helen Flanagan

I'm A Celebrity 2012 star Helen Flanagan could break down in the jungle, her pals fear.

The soap actress previously revealed how she quit her job due to depression, and now friends worry about how she'll cope down under in Australia.

It's not been a good start for Helen who has been voted for every bushtucker trial so far, and won none.

Tomorrow night will see Helen take on her latest challenge cruelty towers. Based in a jungle ‘hotel’, Helen will have to work her way through the hotel’s rooms (a reception and four bedrooms), collecting stars.

But a pal admitted: "Helen has been through a lot and is a fragile girl.

"She puts on a brave face but she does not cope well in stressful situations. The jungle can be a nightmare for vulnerable celebrities and everyone is worried she'll break up under the strain."

Another friend added to Star magazine this week: "She's used to having [boyfriend] Scott and her family on hand an she'll suffer with being apart from them.

"She's very needy and can be pretty volatile."

Bookies have already tipped Helen to quit the show, offering odds as short as 4/1.


Her histrionics over the first couple of days have seen her odds of winning the show fluctuate from 9/2 out to 16/1 and then back in to 10/1.

“We can’t quite get the handle on whether people like or dislike Helen but the odds would suggest, that she is far more likely to walk than win,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

I'm A Celebrity 2012 airs tomorrow night at 9PM on ITV1.

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