Snoochie Shy on I’m a Celebrity: What is her real name and what does she do?

Radio DJ will follow in the footsteps of last year’s runner-up Jordan North

Annabel Nugent
Wednesday 08 December 2021 20:35
Ant and Dec react to I'm a Celebrity 2021 cast

Snoochie Shy was one of the stars on this year’s series of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

She was voted off on Tuesday 7 in an episode that saw Frankie Bridge take on the ‘grinder’ challenge.

Shy – real name Cheyenne Davide – is a BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ who began her late night slot in 2019. She followed in the footsteps of BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North, who was the runner-up of last year’s series of I’m a Celeb.

Speaking about her concerns on entering the series, she said: “My mum keeps laughing, as she knows I am such a scaredy cat!

“Bugs and I are not friends, I don’t like heights and I am claustrophobic.”

Shy added, however, that she was most looking forward to taking part in the trials.

“They are all crazy,” she said, stating that the trial she is most dreading is “anything involving a coffin and creepy crawlies”.

The DJ said she is also nervous about not wearing makeup on the series, meaning that the birthmark on her cheek will be visible in public for the first time.

“It has been an insecurity of mine in the past but I am also excited to face up to it,” she said.

Shy said that people may be surprised to learn that she is “actually quite a shy person when I am outside my comfort zone”.

Asked what her role in the camp might be, she said: “I love twerking on a Friday night and I’m going to teach everyone how to do it in the Castle.”

I’m a Celebrity airs nightly on ITV at 9pm.

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