The reason is simple, I was never asked.
Many people have asked me why I have never been there. I am a celebrity Get me out of here.
I honestly can’t name the winner – but I love seeing Shane Richie and Jordan North – each of them have their own qualities. I was sorry to see Russell Watson go.
This year’s ratings are sky high – is it the lockdown or the fact that they’re in the castle instead of the jungle?
And given the cast list over the years, why would they want who I am?
It was around 1983, shortly after the war I had been to the Falkland Islands to maintain the troops.
If they asked me to go on the show, I would categorically say no.
I’ve already written about my fear of heights in my column, and in fact, I had my own jungle experiences before the show was even born.
There was a group of animators and a band of three.
We continued on to Belize, Central America, which was an experience … not a pretty place at all.
We got to the hotel after a ridiculous flight after being told it was the best in town … I’ve seen better places.
They made the film Dogs of War in town, which showed what a dosshouse it was.
So I shaved in my room and a beetle-like creature came out of the drain hole.
The next day, after a sleepless night, wrapped in a mosquito net, I made my way into the jungle.
It started to fly across the room, I lost the feeling of how many legs it had.
It was stifling hot.
Colorful, a tropical forest and a sanctuary for wild animals with millions of creepy crawly animals.