Labour MP turns down I'm a Celebrity as it's claimed producers want anti-Corbyn politicians

Labour MP Jamie Reed has revealed he turned down an offer to appear on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, and suggested that producers are desperate to get anti-Jeremy Corbyn politicians on the series.

Reed - MP for Copeland in Cumbria and former Shadow Health Minister - made headlines and briefly trended on Twitter earlier this year when he resigned from the Shadow Cabinet within minutes of Corbyn's victory as Labour leader.

Writing for The Guardian, the 42-year-old politician explained that he was approached shortly after handing in his resignation, but would not be following in the footsteps of Tory MP Nadine Dorries and entering the ITV jungle next month.

On why he turned it down, he wrote: "Filled with white terror, my mind drifted to thoughts of the furious far-left organising to torture me night after night on national TV.

"As they organised phone banks to keep me in the show,
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