I'm a Celebrity 2016: Danny Baker and Martin Roberts entering the Jungle

Baker was rumoured to have been paid a six-figure sum for his participation in the show

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Before ITV announced the official I’m a Celebrity lineup, one publication announced that Danny Baker and Martin Roberts would be heading to the jungle. 

Soon after the report was dismissed as the pair were missing from the final line-up, something slightly short-sighted as both Baker and Roberts have been announced as surprise contestants. 

The esteemed BBC presenter previously said of appearing on I’m a Celebrity: “I did have talks with #IACGMOOH this year but when I said my luxury item had to be a case of white wine the f***ers backed out.” At the time, Baker was rumoured to have signed “a six-figure” deal with ITV.

Meanwhile, the Holmes Under the Hammer star has continued to tease an appearance on I’m a Celebrity, Tweeting about working from a "treehouse". 

Currently in the jungle are the likes of ex-Countdown presenter Carol Vorderman, ex-Strictly Come Dancing professional Ola Jordan, and ex-Gogglebox star Scarlet Moffat.

Alongside them are Olympic hockey player Sam Quek, former radio host and model Lisa Snowdon, and Emmerdale star Adam Thomas.

Rounding off the line-up are Jordan Banjo, who was part of Britain’s Got Talent dance troupe Diversity, EastEnders star Larry Lamb, comedian Joel Dommett (who once starred in Skins), and Former England defender Wayne Bridge.

I'm A Celebrity: Which famous faces are heading into the jungle?

As always, the contestants have been taking part in various challenges, attempting to be crowned 2016’s I’m A Celebrity champion, all of which will be presented by Ant and Dec.

Last year’s highlights, according to ITV, included Ferne McCann taking on a snake-filled pit, a storm causing the celebrities to be evacuated, Vicky Pattison being crowned Queen of the Jungle, and Lady C.

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