Paul Gascoigne Set To Join Italian I’m A Celebrity - Get Me Out of Here!
Former Clarets and England International midfielder Paul Gascoigne who also played for Newcastle united, Tottenham, Rangers, Everton and Rome side Lazio has signed up to join the Italian version of I’m a celebrity get mne out of here after going through a number of extensive mental and physical tests.
Gazza, who has suffered from a number of addications over the years had to under go a number tests to assure doctors and psychologists he could survive the TV series. The Italian show is called Isola de Famosi (Island of the Famous) and it will be filmed in Honduras, Central America starting on the 11th March 2021 and runs for two months.
The former England International midfielder signed a contract for the show last Friday and his signing is a coup for Mediaset the TV firm owned by controversial former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. A Mediaset spokesperson said, “I can officially confirm that Paul Gascoigne will be one the contestants on the island he passed his tests and will be flying out later this week and the show will start next month. We have been trying to get him for a while and he is still hugely popular in Italy and his addition will be fantastic.
Getting Paul Gascoigne has been hard work but will be worth it, he is such a character and will be the biggest star of the show. He passed all his tests while in isolation in Italy and no issues were uncovered, he will fly to Honduras with the others next weekend and the fact communication may be an issue adds to the reality of being stranded on a desert island.’’
The contestants will quarantine in Honduras for two weeks before the show starts and it is thought the UK authorities will let Gazza take part as it is work related and he is not travelling to any COVID-19 red list countries.