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I'm A Celebrity 2020 news - I'm A Celeb late arrivals confirmed

  • I’m A Celebrity 2020 starts this weekend (November 15)
  • Two late arrivals expected in camp later in the series
  • Travel restrictions mean this year's show will take place in Wales rather than Australia
Gwrych Castle, I'm A Celebrity
Gwrych Castle (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
Russell Watson and West End star Ruthie Henshall look set to be the I'm A Celeb late arrivals after the I'm A Celebrity 2020 line-up was announced.

Opera singer Watson, and singer and dancer Ruthie, were widely expected to be part of the cast for I'm A Celebrity 2020 and had been spotted at a photoshoot prior to this year's cast being revealed.

The pair now look set to arrive at Gwrych Castle later in the show, with a show source quoted by the Daily Mirror as saying: "Every year there are one or two late entries as wild cards and this year with the coronavirus at least a couple of celebrities have been held back in case anyone has to pull out.

"Just because Russell and Ruthie are not going into the show at the beginning, it does not mean they are not going to be campmates. Watch this space."

The early I'm A Celebrity odds ahead of Sunday's launch show make Shane Ritchie the early favourite to win.

I'm A Celebrity 2020 late arrivals FAQs

Who are the I'm A Celebrity late arrivals?

Opera singer Russell Watson and dancer Ruthie Henshall look set to be the late arrivals after the I'm A Celebrity 2020 line-up was announced.

Who is on this year's I'm A Celebrity?

An initial 10 celebrities will appear on I’m A Celebrity 2020, including Sir Mo Farah, Vernon Kay, Victoria Derbyshire, and Shane Richie.

Who is favourite to win I'm A Celebrity?

Shane Ritchie was installed as the pre-show favourite to win. Latest I'm A Celeb odds are on this page and updated throughout the series.

Who is Russell Watson?

Russell Watson is an English tenor who has released singles and albums of both operatic-style and pop songs.

Who is Ruthie Henshall?

Ruthie Henshall is an actress, singer, and dancer known for her work in musical theatre.

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