Noel Edmonds on I'm A Celebrity

I’m A Celebrity fans react to Noel Edmonds ‘Roman Emperor’ arrival

His arrival is going to cause so much drama

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It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for – and in Thursday evening’s episode of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Noel Edmonds will finally join the other contestants in the Australian jungle.

And it’s set to be one hell of an entrance, as the TV star turned up dressed as a Roman Emperor – a fact that has divided fans at home.

The ITV reality show revealed a hilarious glimpse of the TV star at the end of Wednesday night’s episode.

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We got a glimpse of Noel on Wednesday’s night show (credit: ITV)

As the camera panned around a regal-looking Noel in toga and sash, he asked: “Are you not entertained?”

Producers also shared a video on Instagram, captioning it: “Tomorrow night, you SHALL be entertained! All hail Emperor Edmonds. #ImACeleb.”

Viewers were divided by the star signing – which is said to have cost ITV bosses a record-breaking £600k – with one commenting: “Not looking forward to Noel joining the jungle 😐.”

A second tweeted: “Here’s hoping Noel Edmonds has a really [bleep] time in I’m a Celebrity.”

Another very strong comment read: “I literally DESPISE him, I can’t believe he’s going in 😭😭.”

While a fourth was concerned: “Am I the only one worried that Noel Edmonds’ entrance is going to bring arguments and drama? I like it being a happy camp!”

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The Deal Or No Deal host is an expensive signing (credit: ITV)

Others were thrilled, with one writing: “My Boy loves Noel Edmonds because of Deal Or No Deal. He is excited to see him on i’m a celebrity. X.”

Another added: “I for one am delighted that Noel Edmonds is going into ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get me Out Of Here. Think he’ll do well, with everyone. But he won’t suffer fools lightly.”

Several joked about the blast from the past, writing: “Let’s see more of Noel Edmonds, he’s been too long off the TV! What has he in store for the campmates, wresting with Mr Blobby!😂.”

Even ITV joined in the joke, tweeting: “We can neither confirm or deny that Noel Edmonds’ luxury item is Mr. Blobby. #ImACeleb @imacelebrity.”

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The I’m A Celeb instagram account shared a funny video ahead of his debut, confirming the Deal Or No Deal star was “nervous”.

The caption read: “A nervous Noel Edmonds gives his first impressions on his soon-to-be Campmates but, does he Noel It All? 😜 #ImACeleb.”

But in another video he seemed over-confident, declaring: “I know I’m going to win.”

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Noel says he’s going to win – and then retire (credit: ITV)

He laughingly promised: “Because if the public vote me to be king of the jungle, I promise I’m going to retire. I think that will make millions of people very happy.”

The 69-year-old added: “Frankly what you see is what you get. I am a bit naughty. I’ve had to sit on the naughty step a few times.

“I just hope I get a reasonable welcome and they won’t all go ‘My God, what’s he doing here?'”

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Whatever happens, we can’t wait to see how Noel gets on in the jungle. We have a feeling he’s going to stir up many more reactions from the viewing public…

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Nancy Brown
Associate Editor