Blog posts about Rebecca Adlington

BGT’s David Walliams teaming up with I’m A Celeb star Rebecca Adlington for SwimBritain! (VIDEO)

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It’s been revealed today that fabulous Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams is joining forces with the equally fabulous I’m A Celebrity star and Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington for SwimBritain, an initiative designed to get families taking to the water together…

And on Twitter, David has confirmed that he’s taking part in the campaign, telling his followers, “If you like swimming why not sign up for #SwimBritain You might even end up on my team…!”

Rebecca and David are joined by Ellie Simmonds in launching the scheme – which is in its second year – and a press release about the initiative explains that there are two ways you can take part… Read more & comment »

I’m A Celebrity 2013: Rebecca Adlington to consider cosmetic surgery after remarking, “I’m not pretty!”

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Fans of I’m A Celebrity will know that during a conversation with fellow campers Amy Willerton and Lucy Pargeter about Amy’s modelling career, Olympic swimming champ Rebecca Adlington burst into tears and sobbed to Laila Morse, “Amy will never know what it’s like not to be beautiful.”

Rebecca went on to explain that she’s been bullied and abused over her appearance all of her life, and though EastEnders star Laila pointed out that she has an amazing talent – while Amy has only superficial attractiveness – Rebecca wasn’t overly consoled. Read more & comment »

I’m A Celebrity 2013: Rebecca Adlington reveals anxiety disorder as Amy Willerton vows to date Joey Essex!

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In last night’s I’m A Celebrity, we viewers saw Joey Essex and Amy Willerton added to the list of former campers as they were rather shockingly voted off the show…

So now they’ve joined their fellow former campmates in the luxury Versace hotel to await the outcome of this year’s series, and it seems most of the evicted campers – and the viewing public – reckon Westlife star Kian Egan is now sure to be crowned King of the Jungle.

But in the meantime, it’s been revealed today that Olympic swimming champ Rebecca Adlington has admitted that an anxiety disorder prevented her from taking part in so many of the show’s Bushtucker trials. Read more & comment »

I’m A Celebrity 2013: ‘Sad’ Rebecca Adlington admits ‘I know I’m not the prettiest of people’

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Rebecca Adlington has opened up about her daily struggle with body image and insecurities, which were heightened during her stint in I’m A Celebrity recently.

The Olympic swimmer was eliminated from the ITV show last night and in an interview on Lorraine this morning, Kate Garraway wanted to know about her tears and breakdowns over her looks and figure in the jungle.

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I’m A Celebrity 2013: Rebecca Adlington finally spills on trials & pregnancy rumours!

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Rebecca Adlington was eliminated from I’m A Celebrity last night and one of the first things people want dot know was why she had been excluded from so many Bushtucker Trials.

As an Olympic medal winning swimmer fans had expected the star to be like a wonder woman of challenges when she entered the jungle, however she didn’t get much chance to use her fitness and strength in camp as she was excluded or exempt from many of the early tasks.

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I’m a Celebrity 2013: Rebecca Adlington blasts ‘selfish’ Amy Willerton & backs Lucy Pargeter

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Rebecca Adlington came across as such a nice girl in the I’m A Celebrity jugke but she had a few choice words when she left the jungle last night.

The star was eliminated from the ITV show alongside Alfonso, in the second double eviction of the series and it seems there is a lot we aren’t seeing here at home, because she was also full of harsh words for Amy Willerton.

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I’m A Celebrity 2013: Booted Rebecca Adlington and Alfonso Ribeiro blast “selfish” Amy Willerton!

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Last night, former Fresh Prince of Bel Air star Alfonso Ribeiro and Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington were booted from the I’m A Celebrity camp in a surprise double eviction…

And given that the controversy over whether model Amy Willerton is being bullied in camp or not rages on, talk about that issue dominated much of Rebecca and Alfonso’s elimination interview with hosts Ant and Dec.

And when Rebecca was asked what it was that had kicked off the whole drama with Amy, she replied, “I’m such a team player and Lucy [Pargeter] is the biggest team player of all. Read more & comment »

I’m A Celebrity 2013: David Emanuel, Laila Morse & Rebecca Adlington hit the pub!

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On tonight’s I’m A Celebrity show, the stars had to take on a pub style quiz, as they passed another evening around the camp fire.

Bosses set a number of questions, which would gauge how well the stars had gotten to know each other over the past week and they were told they would be split into two teams of five and one celebrity would be the quiz master.

The quiz master would automatically get a ticket, so of course Laila Morse jumped at the chance and win!

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I’m A Celebrity 2013: Rebecca Adlington does some Olympic reminiscing!

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Celebrities revealed how they all hit the big time and boosted their careers on tonight’s episode of I’m A Celebrity and Britain’s most successful swimmer kept everyone enthralled with tales of her Olympic Beijing glory.

She revealed that she’d never expected to qualify for the competition in 2008, never mind set a world record in one of her races, in fact she only properly got into competitive swimming in 2003.

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I’m A Celebrity 2013: David Emanuel is NOT happy with Rebecca Adlington over Bushtucker trial!

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The campmates were allowed to choose their own person to compete in the Bushtucker trial on tonight’s I’m A Celebrity show and Rebecca Adlington jumped at the chance to finally take part.

For once she wasn’t ruled out on medical grounds and so when the camp was informed that one of them would have to take part in ‘Drown Under’ in order to win meals for camp, she was first to volunteer for the role.

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