I'm A Celebrity 2016 bosses 'fear there aren't enough single celebrities'

I'm A Celebrity 2016 contestants: CAROL VORDERMAN

I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here bosses are supposedly concerned over a lack of single celebs.

ITV on Monday announced a starting line up of ten names for the jungle this year.

The celebrities so far confirmed to be heading into the Jungle for the new series include Diversity dancer Jordan Banjo, ex England footballer Wayne Bridge, comic Joel Dommett, dancer Ola Jordan and actor Larry Lamb.

Joining them are Gogglebox's Scarlett Moffatt, Olympic hockey player Sam Quek, TV and Radio presenter Lisa Snowdon, soap star Adam Thomas and TV personality Carol Vorderman-MBE.

However only Carol and Joel are single and a 25 year age gap makes a relationship unlikely.

Last year saw Carol split from her boyfriend and brand their much smaller 14 year age gap "silly"

Meanwhile Joel said: "I’m single and I don’t know whether I’m ready to mingle."

According to the Daily Star, it's news that has disappointed show bosses who were hoping for a jungle romance.

A source told the tabloid: “A fumble in the Jungle is looking near impossible.

“Romance is one of the highlights for viewers and this year could be the odd one out!”

Bookies have given odds of 5/1 that two of this year's celebs will end up together.

“Unfortunately the odds of a fumble in the Jungle are drifting like a barge," Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said. “However, if Carol fancies being a cougar again, we’ll be forced to slash the odds.”

I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here begins Sunday night on ITV.

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