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Giovanna Fletcher dealt cruel swipe as I’m A Celebrity fans slam Eamonn Holmes ‘Rude!’

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Giovanna Fletcher, Vernon Kay and Shane Richie are some of the names reported to be taking part in this year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! Earlier in the week, This Morning’s Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford were joined by India Willoughby and Gyles Brandreth to discuss the rumoured line. However, viewers flocked to social media to slam Eamonn after he made an “rude” comment about Giovanna. 

Eamonn began: “In Wales, the line-up seems to be complete for I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! 

“Amongst the names Sir Mo Farah in there, Shane Richie the comedian in there, AJ Pritchard the dancer from Strictly.

“Russell Watson, and the favourite is somebody called, never heard of her, Giovanna Fletcher. She’s 4/1, who is she?”

Ruth explained: “She does an amazing podcast and writes books.”

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“Never heard of her,” Eamonn quipped. “Anyway Gyles…”

“It’s amazing how many you and I have heard of this year, it’s actually quite a good line-up,” Gyles remarked. 

This Morning viewers and I’m A Celebrity fans weren’t impressed with Eamonn’s comments.

One tweeted: “Eamonn is so bloody rude! #thismorning.”

Someone else said: “Very rude of @EamonnHolmes talking about Giovanna like that on @thismorning

just now. 

“Sorry to hear that you’re so out of touch Eamonn, maybe try doing your research next time.”

Giovanna, who’s married to McFly star Tom Fletcher, presenter of the Happy Mum Happy Baby podcast. 

A source said: “Giovanna is a brilliant signing. She’s incredibly popular on Instagram with mums and has over 1.3million followers.

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“She’s moved in famous circles for years. Not only is she best pals with Emma Willis but she’s close to royalty, married to a boyband star and her brother is Mario Falcone from Towie. 

“She’s decided the time is right to embrace the limelight.”

The couple are parents to sons Buzz, Buddy and Max.

Giovanna is also a best-selling author with 11 books to her name. 

Victoria Derbyshire, Jessica Plummer and Beverly Callard are also rumoured to have signed up. 

Paralympian Hollie Arnold, West End actress Ruthie Henshall and Russell Watson will enter the Welsh castle.

BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North completes this year’s line-up.

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! returns on ITV on Sunday 15th November. 

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