Tuesday 23 January 2018

Louis Walsh in talks for I'm a Celebrity: Get Me Out Of Here but won't do Strictly Come Dancing

Louis Walsh
Louis Walsh
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

He’s a reality TV veteran but Louis Walsh has said he would never follow in Daniel O’Donnell’s footsteps and compete on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

However, the former X Factor judge (63) has not ruled out a jaunt to the jungle for rival ITV's I'm A Celebrity: Get Me Out of Here.

Louis may have recently shown off his dance moves in his ad campaign for Cadbury but he would never do the popular BBC show - as there’s too much work involved with long hours in rehearsals.

“Never. I would never do it - it’s too much hard work,” Louis told Independent.ie.

However Louis did not rule out battling creepy crawlies, eating animal body parts, or facing off with fellow famous faces on I'm a Celeb.

“I did meet I’m A Celebrity and I did say no to that. It’s no - for now. I would [be great on it], I’d probably win it,” he said.

The Mayo man was on hand today to launch this year’s Junk Couture Young Designers Competition with Bank Of Ireland.

“I was a judge last year and I couldn’t believe the talent and the originality of the kids. This is where we’re probably going to find the next great designer like John Rocha, Louise Kennedy or Paul Costello,” he said.

“My judging skills never left me - I have an opinion and that’s all you need to be a judge.”

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