Among the many slew of stars becoming a member of the I’m a Celebrity 2019 line-up is Roman Kemp, the Capital FM radio DJ with a well-known dad.
Right here’s all the pieces you want to find out about Kemp Jr…
Well-known for: Being a DJ on Capital FM, TV presenting
Phobias: “Cotton wool and I gained’t like trials at nighttime”
Is Roman Kemp associated to Martin Kemp?
Sure, Kemp is the son of the Spandau Ballet singer – however his connection to his well-known dad is one thing Kemp is hoping to shake off within the jungle.
“I’m at all times known as Martin Kemp’s son so it might be good for everybody to get to know me a bit higher,” he mentioned.
How does Roman Kemp know George Michael?
The late George Michael was Kemp’s godfather. Kemp’s mom, Shirlie Kemp, was one among Michael’s backing singers in Wham!.
Michael launched her to Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp, and so they remained good buddies after her and Kemp married.
It’s reportedly Kemp’s connection to the late singer which helped make the radio DJ a pretty prospect to ITV executives.
“He will need to have numerous showbiz tales about his friends,” a supply informed The Sun.
“If he selected to reminisce about George, that may very well be fairly emotional.”
What different TV reveals has Kemp starred in?
Alongside Capital Breakfast, Kemp has acted as a narrator on ITV2’s aggressive actuality collection Bromans, and as a backstage reporter on The X Issue and Kids in Want spin-off Rocks the 80s.
He has additionally appeared in Superstar First Dates in 2017, performed for The Remainder of the World for Soccer Assist and watched TV alongside his dad for the superstar version of Gogglebox in 2019.
What has Roman Kemp mentioned about doing I’m a Superstar?
Other than his bizarre phobia of cotton wool (“I can describe it as like a nail happening a chalkboard – it has that impact on me!”), Kemp is fairly fearless on the subject of jungle dwelling.
“I’m not fearful of the consuming trials as a result of I grew up with Dad’s cooking!” he quipped. “I feel the consuming ones I’ll hate however I’ll do them. The present is iconic and also you wish to do all the pieces.
“I like this programme a lot. I like it when it kicks off with the primary present and also you see Ant and Dec arrive.
What occurred with Roman Kemp’s social media accounts? Why did he difficulty an apology?
Forward of his place within the I’m a Celeb line-up being confirmed, Kemp admitted he had deleted historic social media posts that featured inappropriate or offensive language.
“I did discover issues I’m in no way pleased with. I don’t affiliate myself with that. I do know the one who wrote these issues shouldn’t be the person I’m now, however they had been there,” he mentioned in his Instagram story.
“I don’t need the legacy I’ve on the web to be a spot the place there may be negativity, or one thing that may trigger offence.
‘For anybody that has ever been offended by one thing I’ve mentioned on-line, I’m really, deeply and completely sorry.”
It comes after Kemp obtained 60 Ofcom complaints final yr after he known as the music of a Ok-Pop band “noise”.