Geordie Shore's Holly Hagan NOT happy with I'm A Celebrity's 'reality star ban'

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Geordie Shore's Holly Hagan has hit out over claims that I'm A Celebrity bosses have 'banned' reality stars from this year's line up.

It was reported last week that producers of the show were keen to avoid familiar faces from shows like Geordie Shore, TOWIE and Made In Chelsea in favour of more "credible" celebrities.

It follows last year's finalists all coming from such shows: Geordie Shore's Vicky Pattison won the title of Queen of the Jungle in 2015 while X Factor's George Shelley finished second and TOWIE's Ferne McCann was third.

But it's been claimed that I'm A Celeb chiefs plan to follow in the footsteps of Strictly Come Dancing, which rarely features 'celebs' from such shows.

A source told The Sun newspaper: “This year I’m A Celeb . . . wants to go back to its roots by signing up more cult favourites from the past and current, newsworthy personnel.

"The last series got a ribbing for having so many reality show stars and giving them lots of camera time."

On Twitter and Holly hit out at the reports, accusing bosses of being "scared".

She tweeted to her followers: "just scared because these so called "un-credible" people have fantastic personalities that people LOVE to watch."

Perhaps Holly was hoping for a spot in this year's line up?

I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here will start on ITV in November.

Names tipped to take part include Craig Charles, who appeared briefly in a previous series, Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding, Gogglebox's Scarlett Moffatt and footballer Robbie Savage.

More rumoured celebrities include Olympic Boxer Nicola Adams, Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, Absolutely Fabulous' Helen Lederer and a range of soap stars including Neighbours' Olympia Valance and Emmerdale's Fiona Wade and Adam Thomas.

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