I am A Superstar responds to claims contestants check Bushtucker Trials earlier than doing them on TV
I am A Superstar has responded to claims that contestants get to check run Bushtucker Trials earlier than performing them on TV.
This yr’s collection has already seen the campmates deal with a variety of intricate duties, generally involving the unscrewing of stars and opening of locks. Naturally, the celebrities want to grasp the mechanics of every Trial earlier than participating, in addition to being conscious of the well being and security measures.
Nonetheless, the thought of the campmates being briefed in regards to the Trials in any approach has sparked controversy.
In an announcement, ITV confirmed that the campmates are informed the directions of a trial beforehand, however this doesn’t embody a practise run of any kind.
An ITV spokesperson informed The Solar: “Contestants are informed the directions of a Trial and producers be certain that they perceive what’s required of them in keeping with our well being and security procedures.
“Any suggestion of run-throughs or practising is wrong.”
In Monday’s instalment (November 23), former EastEnders star Jessica Plummer and ex Strictly Come Dancing skilled AJ Pritchard took half in a troublesome Trial, which noticed them looking for stars in complete darkness.
The pair first needed to discover one another earlier than they might begin trying to find the celebrities, utilizing purely their sense of contact to seek out them.
Many viewers famous how troublesome the Trial was, and, ultimately, the pair solely retrieved 6 of a attainable 12 stars.
Even a practise run would not have helped them on this occasion.
I am a Superstar continues each evening on ITV at 9pm, and The Each day Drop with Vick Hope continues at 5.30pm on ITV2.