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In Pictures: I'm A Celebrity 2008

Simon Webbe

The line-up for this yearís I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! has been announced. Ex-Blue singer Simon Webbe says he is worried his girlfriend will think he is flirting on the show.

Robert Kilroy-Silk

Former daytime TV favourite turned politician Robert Kilroy-Silk says contestants might find him difficult. He said: "Even my mother would have said, 'oh, he's a nightmare'."

Brian Paddick

Brian Paddick, the Met Police's former deputy assistant commissioner, says that, after dealing with "serious stuff" for so long, he wants to "start enjoying myself".

Carly Zucker

Model and fitness instructor Carly Zucker said her fiance, Chelsea player Joe Cole, was "very keen" for her to do the show. She says she has been "hanging upside down" to prepare for the jungle.

Dani Behr

Presenter Dani Behr says that the show is "probably the fastest way" to make a comeback on British TV. Fending for herself will be easy, she says. "I can do my own laundry, I can do my ironing."

Esther Rantzen

TV presenter Esther Rantzen is worried appearing on Iím A Celebrity could have consequences. "I have to face the worst - the result might be abject humiliation, the end of a career."

George Takei

George Takei, who played Mr Sulu in Star Trek, says that, at 71, he is very fit. "I used to run marathons," he says. "The marathon that got me to stop was the London Marathon - I did terribly at that."

Joe Swash

Ex-EastEnder Joe Swash says he will not be taking his top off. He said: "I said to myself that I was going to go to the gym but I let myself down really badly."

Martina Navratilova

Former tennis champion Martina Navratilova says she is in the show to win it. "Of course Iím competitive," she said. "Nobody goes on the court saying I want to lose."

Nicola McLean

Model Nicola McLean is perhaps the least well known of the contestants. Fans of League One football club Peterborough United will know of her. She is engaged to their defender Tom Williams.

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