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Nadia won't be a happy camper with jungle bugs

Nadia Forde will not be a happy camper as it has been revealed that the I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Here! camp has been infested with creepy crawlies.

After an unforeseen heatwave, the Australian camp has reportedly been plagued with giant bugs, including ticks, funnel web spiders (inset) and, worst of all, poisonous snakes.

Dr Bob McCarron, the ITV competition's medical expert, has revealed that 30 crew members have already been evacuated due to the deadly infestation.

"It's our biggest year for snakes. They are all mating at the moment," he said.

Talking about the problem of micro ticks, he added: "The swelling they cause is as big as an apple. Most end up in the groin."

Apparently, the celebrities have all been pre-warned that there is a high chance many of them will get bitten by the ticks.

These reports are likely to worry model Nadia (25) as she has made no secret of the fact that she has a huge fear of insects.

"Just wait until the show airs - then you'll see how much Nadia hates spiders and snakes and all the creepy crawlies," a source told the Herald.

Challenge

Meanwhile, challenge boss Matt Wilkinson has also revealed that the camp's contestants will face tougher trials and will "really have to earn those stars".

Bushtucker trial chief Matt has also promised there will be more rude bits on the menu during the upcoming series.

"There are more genitals this year," confirmed Matt. "There are some new delicacies that are all shapes and sizes. That's my cryptic clue."

Matt also revealed that a tough new challenge could defeat the celebrities - but was keeping silent on any gory details.

"In terms of the trials, there's some eating ones then there's some very different ones," he said.

"There's a new live trial. Last year we had Critter's Got Talent but the new live one, I can't tell you about.

"It's very unusual so people will find that really tough as well.

"You don't know how people are going to react, all 15 of us could walk in and do it in a very different way," he added.

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