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I’m A Celebrity bosses ‘hold crisis meetings’ in a bid to save the show


I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! bosses have reportedly held “crisis meetings” to talk about how the show can go forward this 12 months.

The ITV show is round six months away from its scheduled air date however it’s “unclear” if the standard programme, hosted by Ant and Dec, will likely be ready to movie this 12 months amid the coronavirus pandemic, stories say.

The collection’ bigwigs have reportedly give you a variety of proposals, together with using a majority of Australians to work on the show, which is about in the Aussie jungle.

A supply has mentioned: “I’m A Celebrity is six months away however bosses are holding conferences about how they’ll guarantee it nonetheless goes forward in the present local weather.

I'm A Celebrity bosses have reportedly held "crisis talks" to save this year's show
I’m A Celebrity bosses have reportedly held “crisis talks” to save this 12 months’s show

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“A raft of measures are being checked out.

“One of the most recent plans was to employ a crew that is 95 per cent made up of Australian workers to overcome the issues surrounding flying to different countries and the quarantine restrictions.”

The insider continued to inform The Sun: “This would imply a lot of the show’s UK crew lacking out on their annual huge gig however ITV are having to severely contemplate each possibility.

“The altering nature of the crisis signifies that each state of affairs is having to be assessed and deliberate for.

Bosses are reportedly considering a number of options to ensure filming can go ahead
Bosses are reportedly contemplating a variety of choices to guarantee filming can go forward (Image: Rex)
The show, which starred Caitlyn Jenner last year, is a "ratings hit"
The show, which starred Caitlyn Jenner final 12 months, is a “ratings hit” (Image: ITV)

“It’s such a scores hit, so that they’ll do the whole lot attainable to make certain it goes on air.

“But the safety and welfare of their teams is the priority at all times.”

A consultant for I’m A Celebrity declined to remark when contacted by OK! on-line.

If the collection does go forward, stars together with Beverly Callard and Maya Jama have been tipped to take part this year.

Employing Aussie workers isn’t the solely possibility that has reportedly been thought of by I’m A Celebrity bosses for the programme to go forward this 12 months.

As it was reported earlier this month that contestants could be asked to fly out and quarantine for two weeks earlier than filming begins.

A movie star agent tipped The Sun Online: “ITV will proceed to say publicly that they’re monitoring the state of affairs, however I’ve been advised by certainly one of the group that they’re cautiously optimistic that it’ll go forward.

“They hope that they’ll give you the option to go forward by flying in the forged and crew and quarantining them for 14 days and folks signed up for the show have been advised to anticipate a longer keep in Oz – and in addition a bigger cheque.

“They can’t get any assurances from the Australia authorities that this will be a goer as, quite rightly, they’ve got more important issues on their plate, but the feeling is that it will happen.”