Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini has been requested to do that 12 months’s ‘I am A Celeb… Get Me Out of Right here!’.
The French businessman – who was married to Cheryl Tweedy from 2014 till their divorce in 2016 – was provided a mega-money deal to participate within the creepy-crawly present however he turned it down as a result of he needs to give attention to his restaurant moderately than make a reputation for himself as a actuality tv star.
Talking to new! journal, he mentioned: “It is humorous, huh? I have been requested to do the… I feel it is occurring within the jungle. That is not what I aspire to do. I am a businessman, not a actuality star.”
This is not the primary time Jean-Bernard – who is thought by his nickname JB – was approached for the programme as additionally they reached out to him final 12 months as a result of they have been hoping he’d dish the grime on his marriage with Cheryl, who’s now in a relationship with One Path hunk Liam Payne.
A supply mentioned beforehand: “When he was with Cheryl he shunned the limelight however now he is single he needs to construct up his fame [in the UK].
“He needs to get himself on display as is in talks to get onto an enormous ITV present. I am positive the fellows behind ‘I am A Celeb…’ would like to have him on board and JB could contemplate that. JB is a businessman and he is at all times in search of completely different alternatives however whether or not Cheryl could be very eager on the concepts is uncertain – in spite of everything, it hasn’t been the simplest of break ups and the pair are technically nonetheless married.”
In the meantime, producers are remaining tight-lipped on who might be heading into the Australian outback for the subsequent sequence later this 12 months, however it’s believed Gemma Collins – who hit the headlines in 2014 when she walked out of the jungle after simply 72 hours due to “well being points” – will participate once more.