I'm a star Roman Kemp satisfied to delete social media after BTS …

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Roman Kemp is looking forward to getting away from social media (Picture: Getty)

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! star Roman Kemp was ready to quit social media in the wake of backlash over K-Pop boy group BTS.

The radio DJ angered ARMY last year after he referred to the south Korean group’s single IDOL, featuring rapper Nicki Minaj, as ‘noise’.

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I'm A Celebrity Roman Kemp happy to delete social media after BTS …

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He had also come under fire for comments he made to Metro.co.uk wondering whether the fans were there for the band’s music or for their looks.

Following the comment on his radio show he was accused of ‘racism’ by fans, 60 complaints were made to Ofcom, and he was forced to apologise.

I'm A Celebrity Roman Kemp happy to delete social media after BTS …

The Capital FM host is heading into the I’m A Celebrity jungle which means he will be without his phone for a little while.

But because he loves the show so much he will be happy not to scan social media.



Roman, 26, said: ‘I love this programme so much. I love it when it kicks off with the first show and you see Ant and Dec arrive.

‘I will be happy to get rid of social media but the thing I will miss most is speaking to my parents and my girlfriend.’

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However ARMY might not let Roman enjoy his time in camp in peace as they have been planning to mobilise to make sure he ends up taking part in Bushtucker trials.

The presenter is going into the jungle with the likes of Caitlyn Jenner, Nadine Coyle, Ian Wright and Jacqueline Jossa.

James Haskell, Adele Roberts, Myles Stephenson and Andrew Maxwell are also in the line up.

I’m A Celeb is known to bring in surprise new additions to the camp halfway through the show, so we’re expecting to see new faces as the series goes on.

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Host Declan Donnelly previously teased to Mail Online that this year’s camp mates are ‘one of the best casts ever’. He said: ‘This is our 19th series. We’ve been privy to a few of the names that are taking part this year. We’re very excited as it’s one of the best casts ever.’



This year will see the return of Dec’s co-host Ant McPartlin who missed the 2018 series to focus on his recovery after battling addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs.

This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby joined the presenting team in the jungle last year, which saw Harry Redknapp crowned king of the jungle.

Ant added that he ‘can’t wait’ to be reunited with his best mate Dec on the show.

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! returns 17 November at 9pm on ITV.

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