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Comedian Andrew Maxwell arrives in Australia for I’m A Celebrity 2019

LITTLE known comedian Andrew Maxwell has arrived in Australia for this year's I'm A Celebrity.

The narrator of MTV's Ex on the Beach is a surprise addition to the ITV jungle show and touched down in Brisbane minutes ago.

 Comedian Andrew touched down in Australia tonight
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Comedian Andrew touched down in Australia tonightCredit: Brian Roberts

He will join the likes of Caitlyn Jenner in the jungle for the launch show next Sunday (Nov 17).

The ex athlete, formerly known as Bruce, was followed through Brisbane airport by excited fans after being paid £500,000 to take part in the ITV series.

Caitlyn, 70, didn't mind the attention and even looked refreshed as a gaggle of women shoved camera phones in her face.

Her arrival comes after The Sun exclusively revealed last week that the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star would be the highest paid campmate.

 He will enter the jungle next week
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He will enter the jungle next weekCredit: Brian Roberts
 The comedian is a surprise late addition to the lineup
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The comedian is a surprise late addition to the lineupCredit: PA:Press Association
 I'm A Celeb's Caitlyn Jenner is mobbed by fans after landing in Oz for jungle show
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I'm A Celeb's Caitlyn Jenner is mobbed by fans after landing in Oz for jungle showCredit: Rex Features

And bosses had been hoping she'd talk about her famous family and her life after coming out as a trans woman.

But speaking about her surgery, she said: "It is not something I talk about ... It is not what is between your legs. So yes, I had it done. But that is all out of respect to me, my privacy but also respect to the community.

 Caitlyn didn't mind the attention as she made her way through the airport
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Caitlyn didn't mind the attention as she made her way through the airportCredit: Rex Features
 The reality star is the highest paid campmate taking part in the show
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The reality star is the highest paid campmate taking part in the showCredit: Rex Features

Caitlyn also admitted she doesn't know how I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! works, which doesn't fare well for the star as she might be forced to spend time with snakes, spiders and witchetty grubs.

When asked by The Sun Online about heading into the jungle, she said: "I am not allowed to talk about this until next week. I am not sure what I can say. I am not allowed to say anything."

Then as she was wished good luck on the show, she replied: "Thank you. I don't know how it works."

 'Nervous' Caitlyn Jenner arrived at LAX airport and is on her way to Oz to appear on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!
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'Nervous' Caitlyn Jenner arrived at LAX airport and is on her way to Oz to appear on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!Credit: BackGrid
 Caitlyn wore a comfy ensemble of black trousers and a loose jumper as she followed an assistant through LAX airport
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Caitlyn wore a comfy ensemble of black trousers and a loose jumper as she followed an assistant through LAX airportCredit: BackGrid
 Caitlyn is the highest paid star taking part in the show
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Caitlyn is the highest paid star taking part in the showCredit: BackGrid

Caitlyn spoke alongside her girlfriend Sophia Hutchins, who she's been dating since 2017.

Caitlyn will be joining the likes of Kate Garraway, Jacqueline Jossa and Ian Wright in Australia this year.

An ITV source told us: "She’s such a huge name and a great get for producers. ITV think she is one of their best ever signings. It’s a real bolt from the blue. They’ve asked her every year for a long time, but she finally felt the time was right.”

 Caitlyn with girlfriend Sophia
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Caitlyn with girlfriend SophiaCredit: Getty Images - Getty
 Caitlyn with daughters Kendall and Kylie
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Caitlyn with daughters Kendall and KylieCredit: Getty - Contributor

The star has six children with three successive wives — Chrystie Crownover, Linda Thompson and Kris Jenner.

Caitlyn came out as a trans woman in April 2015, and publicly announced her new name in July of that year.

Caitlyn Jenner to star on I’m A Celebrity 2019 after ITV bosses agree £500,000 fee
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