I'm A Celebrity 2013 contestants: David Emanuel

Who has left luxury behind to face the bushtucker trials down-under?

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David Emanuel, 60, fashion designer

Who? David is Royal Fashion Designer and famous for creating Princess Diana’s wedding dress.

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Why take part?: After beating prostate cancer last year, he wants to see whether he can survive the jungle too. “Had I not had those tests, I might not be here. What is there to lose?”

What he says: “It’s not going to be Vogue Magazine! But I will give it a shot. I don’t see the point of not giving it all a go.”

Most likely to humilate himself: Passing judgement on his campmates fashion choices.

Phobias: Everything and anything including claustrophobia, heights and creepy-crawlies.

Ideal campsite comrade: Anyone who hates bullying and bitchiness as much as he does.

Looking forward to: Challenging himself, then being reunited with his doves, bed and a nice hot bath.

Odds of a jungle romance?: David is divorced. “I’d like to think there will be a few pretty blondes in there who I can be a shoulder to cry on!” he says.