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Katie Price returns to the jungle

Katie Price
Katie Price was last on the show in 2004

Katie Price has returned to the Australian jungle in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! five years after first appearing on the show.

Price said she hoped her return would bring "closure" to her relationship with ex-husband Peter Andre.

"It's where my fairytale started and it's where it ends," she said.

But the 31-year-old had to earn her place in camp by completing a challenge which saw her wade through a pool of fish guts and cockroaches.

The former model managed to unclip seven out of 12 balls underwater and throw them into a basket to earn gifts for the camp.

"I knew there was no way they were going to let me just walk into camp. I just knew there was going to be some kind of challenge," Price said.

Price chose treats including coffee, tea and chocolate - but in return had to sacrifice the camp's luxury items.

'Peace and quiet'

The star said she was on the lookout for friendship and not love this time around in the jungle.

She said: "A lot of people say I am mad coming back and I'm walking through here and it is bringing back memories.

"I haven't got to prove anything to anyone. I hope I meet some nice friends in there to be honest. I don't want any dramas. I'm not looking for love. I'm not looking for eye candy.

"I'm away from all the newspapers, the paparazzi and it's peace and quiet for me," she added.

Meanwhile, How Clean is Your House? presenter Kim Woodburn managed to win the full 11 stars during the first bushtucker trial, called Dreaded Descent.

She was locked inside a clear plastic box and submerged under water with thousands of cockroaches and yabbies, with 10 minutes to get 11 stars out of the gold balls deposited inside.

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