In his own words, he wants to use his appearance in Jungle Camp to reach a younger audience and polish his image: Nigel Farage. Image: Keystone
Right-wing populist Nigel Farage, known in Germany as a vocal EU critic and Brexit campaigner, is taking part in the British TV version of the forest camp. The reality show “I” aired in Great Britain called “I’m a Celebrity – Get Me Out of Here!” Broadcaster ITV confirmed on Monday evening that the 59-year-old will take part in the next season of the reality show. Me’s a celebrity… Get me out of here.” !” Called and will start in few days.
Farage has been presenting a TV show on GB News for two years. In his own words, he wants to use his appearance in Jungle Camp to reach a younger audience and burnish his image, as he is mistaken for “evil, narrow-minded and vulgar”. According to British media reports, his participation will be sweetened with a lavish fee of up to one million pounds (about 1.14 million euros).
The former Ukip leader, who played a key role in Britain’s decision to leave the EU, had to travel to Australia for the shoot, as did all the campers. The motley crew, with Farage standing out as the most popular figure, can expect all sorts of humiliating trials with a high disgust factor – with the audience deciding who gets the harshest punishment.
“Given the fact that millions of people hate me, I expect people to let me participate in these elections.”
“Given the fact that millions of people hate me, I expect people to let me take these tests.” But there may be a chance. “I’m sure everyone who hates me will hate me more after this than before. But that’s a gamble.” (sda/dpa)
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