Im A Celeb 2012: Ant and Dec want Tim Westwood on show next year

Ant and Dec

I'm A Celeb stars Ant and Dec have revealed that they want Tim Westwood on the show next year.

The pair are still working on the current series, which concludes at the weekend, but are already thinking about next year's line up.

Speaking to The Sun, the Geordie duo admitted they had previously tried to persuade the Radio 1 DJ to take part in this year's show, but he turned it down.

Ant told the newspaper: “We went hard on Tim this year. To the point where he tweeted, ‘Shall I do it?’ He had meetings but turned it down.

"We’re going all out for him next year, though, and want to get him back on the list.”

Asked about what other stars he wants to see in the jungle eventually, Ant revealed: “Ralph Macchio, who played the original Karate Kid in the film, is one.

“He looks really good for 52 and I think he’d do it. He’s another we’ll go all out to get.”

Hi-de-Hi! star Su Pollard is also on the wish list, with bot Ant and Dec personally trying to get her onto the show.

Ant added: “We keep asking and Su keeps turning us down. I saw her at the ITV party in the summer and told her, ‘We really want you in the jungle’.

“Dec saw her separately without knowing I’d already had the conversation.

“She said, ‘P*** off, I’ve already been collared by the other one!’ ”


[cat c="i'm a celebrity"]I'm A Celebrity 2012[/cat] airs nightly on ITV1 and ITV1HD.

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