I’m A Celebrity’s Adele Roberts reveals how she lost two stone before entering the jungle

The radio presenter has opened up about her body transformation

Adele Robert

by Marianna Manson |
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I’m a Celeb star Adele Roberts has revealed she lost two stone before entering the jungle after she "woke the f-ck up" and overhauled her life.

Sharing a throwback snap before she went into the jungle when she was at her heaviest, Adele wrote, Hi everybody! Past Adele just wanted to wish you a very happy #throwbackthursday.

Adele Roberts in jungle
Adele Roberts in jungle ©ITV

"I’ve just told her she’s going to run two marathons in the future. She’s just pissed herself laughing and gone straight to the bottom shelf on that cake stand.

"It’s never too late to change. Going to take her back to this very spot one day and recreate this photo.

"Currently telling the story of how this little cherub went from cake stands to WAKING THE F*** UP."

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Adele was one of the original housemates and RAPPED in her audition tape saying why she deserved a place. Bold move. She was popular with her fellow housemates but sadly not with the voting public and was booted out with 62% of the vote on day 43. Still, what a stint.

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A bone fide Big Brother success story, Adele is a DJ on Radio 1's Early Breakfast Show. We don't envy her the 4am starts though. Ouch. In November 2019, Adele became an I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! campmate.

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When Alex entered the house, it was our strongly held belief that we was the fittest housemate EVER. It was a more innocent time. He came third with 27% of the vote.

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Alex remains an enthusiastic Big Brother fan and recently appeared on Big Brother's Bit on the Side. He is still very hot.

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Alison was one of the biggest personalities in the Big Brother house but her card was marked with Alex and Jonny when she admitted she peed in the shower. Bafflingly, she came in 11th place.

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Alison certainly had the last laugh - she's been a regular on This Morning since 2003.

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Jade was a hugely popular TV personality when she left the house, but fell from grace following a controversial appearance on Celebrity Big Brother. She died in her sleep due to cervical cancer in March 2009.

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Kate was the first female winner of Big Brother. Go, Kate!

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This is the last known sighting of Sandy.

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Adele Roberts before her weight loss ©Getty

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Adele, who rose to fame on third ever series of Big Brother alongside Alison Hammond and now works as a Radio 1 DJ, had fans in stitches earlier in the week as she took on a bushtucker trial with fellow DJ Roman Kemp at the Just Desserts "restaurant", where they chowed down on pigs uterus, turkey testicles and cow’s teat.

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“#ImACeleb actual bit of sick came up while watching that,” wrote one horrified viewer, while another said, "This is actually making me sick wtf. The fish’s eye would’ve been it for me #ImACeleb."

But despite their camaraderie, Adele and Roman had a tense stand off when Roman called her decision to pick a framed photograph of singer Jane McDonald as her luxury item to bring back to camp “random”.

A furious Adele then accused Roman of “prejudice”, leading Roman to backtrack and apologise.

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