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Lioness footballer Jill Scott ‘signs up for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!’

Lioness footballer Jill Scott has reportedly signed up for the upcoming series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

The former England national team player, 35, who retired after her side beat Germany in the UEFA Women’s European Championship in July, is the latest star to be tipped for the Australian jungle camp.

Midfielder Jill caught the attention of the public when she appeared to aim a number of expletives at Germany’s Sydney Lohmann during the game, with the clip going viral.

Ready for the jungle? Lioness footballer Jill Scott, 35, has reportedly signed up for the upcoming series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

A TV insider told The Sun: ‘Jill became an instant star following that memorable moment, with most Brits forgiving the minor outburst.

‘It was always rumoured that ITV wanted one of the team in the jungle and Jill is a natural choice.’

MailOnline has contacted ITV and representatives for Jill for comment.

Tropical life: The former England national team player, who retired after her side beat Germany in the Uefa Women's final in July, is the latest star to be tipped for the Australian jungle camp (hosts Ant and Dec seen on show in 2020)

Tropical life: The former England national team player, who retired after her side beat Germany in the Uefa Women’s final in July, is the latest star to be tipped for the Australian jungle camp (hosts Ant and Dec seen on show in 2020)

Champion: Midfielder Jill (left) played a key part in England's success at Euro 2022 earlier this summer, which saw the team crowned champions for the first time

Champion: Midfielder Jill (left) played a key part in England’s success at Euro 2022 earlier this summer, which saw the team crowned champions for the first time

It comes after Coronation Street actress Sue Cleaver also reportedly signed up to appear on the new series of the show.

The soap star, 59, who plays Eileen Grimshaw on the ITV serial, agreed to head into the jungle next month after she was offered a big pay cheque.

A source told The Sun: ‘Sue is a very much-loved Street legend and the bosses are delighted to have her as part of the line-up this year.

Heading Down Under: Coronation Street actress Sue Cleaver, 59, is also reportedly set to appear on the upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (pictured 2019)

Heading Down Under: Coronation Street actress Sue Cleaver, 59, is also reportedly set to appear on the upcoming series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! (pictured 2019)

‘She will be a brilliant addition, and is looking forward to really pushing out of her comfort zone and challenging herself in the jungle.’

An ITV spokesperson told MailOnline: ‘We’ll announce our line-up nearer the show’s transmission.’

MailOnline has contacted a representative for Sue for comment. 

Sue made her debut on Corrie in 2000 along with actors Ryan Thomas and Bruno Langley who played her sons.

Big bucks: The soap star, who plays Eileen Grimshaw on the ITV serial, agreed to head into the jungle next month after she was offered a big pay cheque (pictured on soap in 2011)

Big bucks: The soap star, who plays Eileen Grimshaw on the ITV serial, agreed to head into the jungle next month after she was offered a big pay cheque (pictured on soap in 2011)

A number of Coronation Street stars have appeared on the reality show in the past – Simon Gregson finished runner-up last year, while other past campmates from the soap include Andy Whyment, Helen Flanagan and Jennie McAlpine.

MailOnline exclusively revealed last week that singer Boy George has signed up for this year’s series.

Other stars named as possible contestants include radio DJ Chris Moyles, former Love Island star Olivia Attwood, comedian Seann Walsh and Hollyoaks star Owen Warner.  

Big win: Boy George, 61, is also set to join the cast of the upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, securing the highest fee in the history of the show

Big win: Boy George, 61, is also set to join the cast of the upcoming series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, securing the highest fee in the history of the show

Glamour puss: Former Love Island star Olivia Attwood is also one of the stars said to be appearing this year

Glamour puss: Former Love Island star Olivia Attwood is also one of the stars said to be appearing this year

Meanwhile, the full trailer for ITV’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2022 dropped on Friday as hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly gear up to welcome 12 new famous faces into the Australian camp in November.

The comical new pre-recorded clip shows the terrified Geordie duo jumping out of a helicopter and parachuting into the jungle.

With Dec hesitant to leap, Ant reminds him that he signed a contract, meaning they legally have to go everywhere together. 

It comes after the pair confirmed they’d tested positive for Covid-19 as they were forced to pull out of attending the National Television Awards on Thursday.

Comical: The full trailer for ITV's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! 2022 dropped on Friday - showing a terrified Ant and Dec jumping out of a helicopter

Comical: The full trailer for ITV’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2022 dropped on Friday – showing a terrified Ant and Dec jumping out of a helicopter 

The video shows a helicopter flying across the cloudy skies above Australia, as Dec is heard saying: ‘Where’s the luggage going?’

Ant then shouts: ‘It’s meeting us there!’, before reminding Dec: ‘Remember wherever I go, you have to go.’

‘This is Alpha Tango and Delta Echo Ciabatta coming in hot,’ Ant shouts into a headset before jumping into the air.

A worried Dec says: ‘Oh I wish I had never signed that thing. Get me out of here!’

The iconic show’s theme tune then kicks in as Ant and Dec descend into the Australian jungle, with the words ‘We’re Back’ printed on their parachutes. 

Scared: With Dec hesitant to jump, Ant reminded him that he signed a contract, meaning they legally have to go everywhere together

Scared: With Dec hesitant to jump, Ant reminded him that he signed a contract, meaning they legally have to go everywhere together

Highly-anticipated: The iconic show's theme tune then kicks in as Ant and Dec parachute into the Australian jungle

Highly-anticipated: The iconic show’s theme tune then kicks in as Ant and Dec parachute into the Australian jungle

'This is Alpha Tango and Delta Echo Ciabatta coming in hot,' Ant shouts into a headset before jumping into the air.'

‘This is Alpha Tango and Delta Echo Ciabatta coming in hot,’ Ant shouts into a headset before jumping into the air.’

The reality show is returning to the Australian jungle for the first time in three years after it was held in Gwrych Castle in North Wales due to travel restrictions caused by the pandemic.

In a statement, ITV confirmed the show’s return: ‘Autumn also brings I’m A Celebrity which makes a welcome return to ITV from the Australian jungle.’

The 2021 series saw Danny Miller crowned as King of the Castle, while Giovanna Fletcher was the first person to win the Welsh version of the show the year before.

A worried Dec says: 'Oh I wish I had never signed that thing. Get me out of here!'

A worried Dec says: ‘Oh I wish I had never signed that thing. Get me out of here!’

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