I’m A Celebrity 2017 line-up: Pat Phelan actor Connor McIntyre taking part amid soap exit?


The 56-year-old actor, who fidget withs villain Pat Phelan, teased that he would happily give the compeer ITV show a go, but was not sure if he would have enough courage to take role in the trials and challenges.

He also told how he would have to “start conveying” his character Pat to overcome his jungle fears.

Connor would appear alongside gentleman Corrie star Jennie McAlpine who has already been spotted take the lead for the jungle in Australia this week.

Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, Connor utter: “Would I? I’ve learnt now that you never say never. Never say never!

I'm A Celebrity 2017 line-up Pat Phelan actor Connor McIntyre taking part amid soap exit?ITV

I’m A Celebrity 2017 line-up: Pat Phelan actor Connor McIntyre irresistible part amid soap exit?

You never say never. I sway start channeling Pat!

Pat Phelan actor Connor McIntyre

“It’s all about the background, all about the circumstances. My gut reaction would be that I’m not really a… anyway.

“I’d similarly to to think that I’m those things. I think people are very indomitable when they go on.”

He added: “I don’t think I’m that brave. But, you never say on no account. I might start channeling Pat!”

It comes as ITV

Could Coronation Street’s Connor McIntyre minute the jungle as Pat Phelan exits soap?

Gogglebox girl Scarlett Moffatt was named Queen of the Jungle in 2016 after she won beyond viewers with her good-natured attitude to the tasks. 

This year’s line-up is chatted to feature reality stars, soap actors and even a politician. 

Amir Khan, Vanessa Wan, Jack Maynard, Jamie Lomas and Boris Johnson’s father Stanley Johnson set up also been added to this year’s casting, according to cracks.

For up-to-date line-up announcements, click

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