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I’m A Celeb fans in awe at Adam Woodyatt’s slimmed-down physique

I’m A Celeb 2021: ‘You look bloomin’ fabulous!’ Fans in awe at Adam Woodyatt’s slimmed-down physique as he promises ‘not to squeal like Ian Beale’ during castle trials


Adam Woodyatt will be showing a whole new side of himself on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here on Thursday night.

The EastEnders legend, 53, teased his anticipated castle entrance with a series of Instagram videos, leaving fans in awe at his slimmed-down physique.

Adam, who has played Ian Beale on EastEnders since 1985, looked worlds away from his character as he teased his biggest fears ahead of his show debut alongside fellow latecomer, Coronation Street’s Simon Gregson. 

In he goes! Adam Woodyatt teased his anticipated I’m A Celeb entrance with a series of Instagram videos on Thursday, leaving fans in awe at his slimmed-down physique

Filming a series of videos during his mandatory two-week isolation before he entered the castle on Wednesday, Adam revealed he was scared of everything.  

‘That realisation that you’re going to be faced with all the bugs, rodents, snakes, spiders, challenges. You don’t know what you’re going to face. It suddenly makes it a bit realer,’ he admitted.

‘I’ve been quite calm about it all the way along and now I’m suddenly getting a bit worried.’

‘I don’t think I can single out one biggest fear. It’s gonna be about how I overcome them and try not to squeal like Ian Beale,’ he quipped.  

New look: Adam, who has played Ian Beale on EastEnders since 1985, looked worlds away from his character after losing weight over the past year

Pictured as Ian on EastEnders in 2019

New look: Adam, who has played Ian Beale on EastEnders since 1985, looked worlds away from his character after losing weight over the past year (pictured right as Ian on EastEnders in 2019)

Adam also filmed himself getting ready to leave his isolation cottage in another fun video, sharing tweets from fans who were desperate to know when he was entering the castle.

He was then filmed exiting his cottage and saying to camera ‘Get me in there.’

‘He looks great! Been taking care of himself’ tweeted one fan in response. ‘Omg! Is that Ian? Looks sooooo different bloomin fantastic!’ agreed another.  

Wow! 'He looks great! Been taking care of himself' tweeted one fan in response to the teaser videos. 'Omg! Is that Ian? Looks sooooo different bloomin fantastic!' agreed another

Wow! ‘He looks great! Been taking care of himself’ tweeted one fan in response to the teaser videos. ‘Omg! Is that Ian? Looks sooooo different bloomin fantastic!’ agreed another

Last year Adam revealed that his incredible weight loss journey was inspired by his pal and EastEnders co-star Jake Wood. 

The actor took to Instagram while enjoying a bike ride, as he revealed that it was his pal who prompted him to improve his fitness by exercising regularly.

Sharing a message of appreciation to Jake while riding his bike, Adam said: ‘Like my mate Mr Wood says, “you got to get out there. You got to do it.” He goes running and I go cycling.’ 

Adam has also admitted to being fat-shamed by EastEnders fans who saw him in person.

Get me out of isolation! Adam also filmed himself getting ready to leave his isolation cottage in Wales in another fun Instagram video

Get me out of isolation! Adam also filmed himself getting ready to leave his isolation cottage in Wales in another fun Instagram video

Recalling one particularly hurtful experience, he told The Sun: ‘One of the best examples of somebody being rude is when we were at the BBC Good Food show.

‘This woman looks at me and says, “You’re fatter than you are on telly.”‘ 

Adam and Simon Gregson’s first trial, which will air on Thursday night, sees the pair going head-to-head in a series of gruesome games at the Castle Scare Fair.

In the Queen of the Castle challenge Simon and Adam’s heads are locked in boxes as snakes surround them. Using just their mouths, the actors must release stars to win meals for camp.

As their campmates watch on the duo get to work, being urged to ‘use your tongues’ by the other celebs.  

In at the deep end: Adam and Simon Gregson's first trial, which will air on Thursday night, sees the pair going head-to-head in a series of gruesome games at the Castle Scare Fair

In at the deep end: Adam and Simon Gregson’s first trial, which will air on Thursday night, sees the pair going head-to-head in a series of gruesome games at the Castle Scare Fair

Fun and games: In the Queen of the Castle challenge Simon and Adam's heads are locked in boxes as snakes surround them

Fun and games: In the Queen of the Castle challenge Simon and Adam’s heads are locked in boxes as snakes surround them

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