Kate Middleton’s uncle allegedly rejected by I’m A Celeb bosses: ‘He may embarrass the princess’

Kate Middleton’s scandal-hit uncle Gary Goldsmith has allegedly been rejected by I’m A Celeb bosses despite being one of the most controversial stars on the show.

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I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! is returning to our TV screens next month. Show bosses are trying to look for contestants who would bring in the ratings and possibly prove to be good entertainment on TV. A rumoured list of contestants hints that show bosses are willing to pull all stops for a great lineup this time. After securing Mike Tindall last series, I’m A Celeb bosses were looking for more Royal connections.

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However, it is understood that they’ve rejected Kate Middleton’s scandal-hit uncle Gary Goldsmith for being on the show. Here’s why!

I’m A Celeb bosses reject Kate Middleton’s uncle

Gary Goldsmith is the brother of Kate’s mum Carole Middleton and has embarrassed the Princess multiple times. The 58-year-old millionaire was fined £5,000 and sentenced for a 12-month community order for assaulting his wife in 2017. He admitted to attacking his wife Julia-Ann and knocking her to the ground in a drunken row. In 2009, Gary was caught cutting up cocaine for a prostitute at his Ibiza party villa.

Considering his Royal connections and controversial past, Gary was thought to be a massive ratings hit. However, ITV bosses had second thoughts about him after his audition as they feared he would ‘further embarrass the Princess of Wales and other royals by speaking out around the campfire.’

An insider told The Sun:

Gary was well up for a stint in the Aussie jungle and taking part in the Bushtucker trials but it doesn’t seem to be happening anymore.
Obviously, he could be a ratings winner but maybe it’s just too much of a risk.

This comes after the first look of ITV’s jungle adventure has excited fans about its arrival. The teaser showed glimpses of a jungle as a voiceover said ‘Come away with us..Far far away…The jungle retreat awaits.’I’m A Celebrity - hosted by Ant and Dec - would be returning next month for the first time after the All-Stars season in April this year.

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