REVEALED: The bizarre conspiracy theory that I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! is actually filmed in the Blue Mountains and NOT South Africa
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! viewers are convinced the show is filmed in the NSW Blue Mountains, and not Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Eagle-eyed fans became suspicious on Tuesday after seeing the geo-tag ‘Katoomba, New South Wales’ on an Instagram post featuring hosts Julia Morris and Dr Chris Brown.
Confused viewers flooded the comments section of the I’m A Celebrity Instagram account with questions – and even accused producers of ‘lying’ to them about where the jungle camp is located.
Hmm: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here fans have become convinced the show is filmed in the Blue Mountains, not Kruger National Park in South Africa
‘They’re not in Africa! Have you lied to us?’ one follower asked.
Another wrote: ‘It’s supposed to be in South Africa, why does it say Blue Mountains?’
‘Why does the post keep coming up Katoomba or Blue Mountains?’ read a similar comment.
Baffled: Users flooded the comments section with their questions, accusing show bosses of ‘lying’ to them about where the jungle camp is. Pictured, contestants Justin Lacko and Angie Kent
Baffled: Even singer Shannon Noll, who appeared on the show last year, waded into the conspiracy theory
However, one follower claimed that the geo-tag simply meant that the person running I’m A Celebrity’s social media account was in Katoomba.
‘It’s obvious that whoever made the post is in Katoomba. Wherever the device making the post is, the location will say (depending on settings) hence the “Katoomba, NSW”,’ they wrote.
Even singer Shannon Noll, who appeared on the reality TV show last year, offered his thoughts on the conspiracy theory.
‘Hey guys, what’s with Katoomba Blue Mountains underneath your posts? Because I know for a fact I lived in the camp for 42 days and it wasn’t in Katoomba!’ he wrote.
What does it mean?! ‘They’re not in Africa! Have you lied to us?’ one fan asked in shock
Just a joke: However, another fan suggested that the tag was simply poking fun at long-running rumours that the jungle is based in the Blue Mountains
However, one fan suggested the geo-tag was simply poking fun at the longstanding rumours that I’m A Celebrity is secretly filmed in the Blue Mountains.
‘Blue Mountains and Katoomba is a running joke in response to the viewers that don’t think it’s filmed in [South] Africa,’ they wrote.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel 10 for comment.
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! continues Wednesday night at 7:30pm on Channel 10
Speculation: ‘Blue Mountains and Katoomba is a running joke in response to the viewers that don’t think it’s filmed in Africa,’ they wrote