Richard Madeley: Age and wife Judy Finnigan
Richard Madeley has finally joined 我是名人… 带我离开这里! after years of being rumoured to appear.
The broadcaster, 65, was named as part of the initial line-up of the 2021 系列, which kicks off on Sunday (21 十一月).
Madeley is best known for being one-half of presenting duo Richard and Judy alongside his wife Judy Finnigan, whom he’s been married to for 35 年. They have two children.
They hosted several shows together, 包括 今天早上 and Channel 4 chat show 理查德 & Judy.
Madeley branched off on his own to become a stand-in presenter for shows including The Wright Stuff 和 早安英国.
Speaking about his forthcoming stint on 我是名人, Madeley said: “Up until now, I’ve always been perfectly happy watching as a viewer but recently, I realised 我是名人 is no longer just a TV programme. It’s become part of the fabric of British life and part of the countdown to Christmas.
“It suddenly hit me that everyone talks about it the next day and I wondered what it would be like to be there rather than watching. I realised the time had come to experience it.”
Madeley, who is currently the favourite to do the first Bushtucker Trial, said he “really hopes” he gets to do them.
“The thing about this programme is you mustn’t go into it if you take yourself remotely seriously,“ 他说. “I don’t and I am thoroughly looking forward to being covered in god knows what!
“You have to be prepared for people to laugh and I see this as a bloody great romp of fun!”
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