Caitlyn Jenner is ready for her next reality series appearance! The former Olympian landed in Brisbane, Australia on November 10 and is slated to compete in the UK reality series I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! Caitlyn, 70, is reportedly taking home over $600K for her appearance on the competition series, one of the biggest salaries in ITV history.
The Secrets of My Life author reportedly said that she “doesn't know how the show works” ahead of her appearance. She also claimed that she was not allowed to discuss any details. “I am not allowed to talk about this until next week. I am not sure what I can say. I am not allowed to say anything,” she revealed. Sounds like she accidentally spilled the beans!
Despite Caitlyn claiming she doesn’t know how the UK-produced reality show works, she previously appeared on the series. In 2003, she competed when the show was US-produced, and made it to the final week of the series. Other celebrities who appeared during the 2003 season included supermodel Tyson Beckford, Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa, and Jennifer Lopez's ex-husband Cris Judd.
According to RadarOnline.com, an ITV source said that “she’s such a huge name and a great get for producers.” They added that Caitlyn that the channel believes that “she is one of their best ever signings. It’s a real bolt from the blue. They’ve asked her every year for a long time, but she finally felt the time was right.”
Caitlyn will be reportedly receiving one of the biggest salaries in ITV history for her appearance — at least $640,000.
Other celebrities who will appear on the reality series this year are Radio 1 host and Big Brother alum Adele Roberts, former English rugby player James Haskell, comedian Andrew Maxwell and former footballer Ian Wright.
According to IMDb, the reality show follows 12 celebrities that are abandoned in the Australian jungle. In order to earn food, they must perform Bushtucker Trials, which challenge them physically and mentally. The new season of I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! premieres on Sunday, November 17 on ITV.
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