I'm A Celebrity fans left stunned by Adam Woodyatt's appearance

by 24britishtvNov. 25, 2021, 2 p.m. 15
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Adam Woodyatt's appearance in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here has finally been confirmed.

The EastEnders legend's participation in the ITV reality show was teased at the end of Wednesday night's episode.

The Ian Beale and Steve McDonald actors will join the camp in Thursday night's show as they all take on the next trial.

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I'm A Celeb fans caught their first glimpse of Adam during their introduction packages after hosts Ant and Dec introduced them both.

Adam was heard saying: "I’m Adam Woodyatt and I’m probably best known for being a resident of Albert Square and playing Ian Beale for 37 years."

After reeling off his fears, including snakes and rats, he joked: "I’m gonna be about as much use as a chocolate teapot."

Before his appearance on the show, the 53-year-old, who was one of the original characters in EastEnders when it launched in 1985, spoke of his excitement and why he's finally agreed to appear.

"I’ve known about doing I’m A Celebrity for a long time and I can’t wait to go in now. I don’t mind if I am first or last in the castle – I am just really looking forward to being on the show," he said.

"Why have I finally said yes? Because I am not in EastEnders. That is the honest answer. I am not in contract with the BBC so I can come and do it.

"Everyone thinks I am Ian Beale and so it’s going to be great to show I am not."

But upon seeing him on screen, fans were stunned by Adam's new look.

@Auntiepamsy tweeted: "#ImACeleb Wow has Adam Woodyat been in waiting at the castle dungeon for a few weeks already? He’s a shadow of his former self?!"

"Just going to throw it out there but Ian Beale is looking fantastic #ImACeleb," @misscatxxxx added.

@_Mxarzz said: "Wiiit is that Ian beale?? He's lost soo much weight!! #ImACeleb."

"Is that really Ian Beale? Been so long since I’ve watched a recent Eastenders clip. Looks like a different person," @DFTPNK02 commented.

@0X1WON screamed: "IAN BEALE LOOKS SO DIFFERENT OMG."

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