Among the many slew of stars becoming a member of the I’m a Celebrity 2019 line-up is Roman Kemp, the Capital FM radio DJ with a well-known dad.
Right here’s every thing it’s good to learn about Kemp Jr…
Well-known for: Being a DJ on Capital FM, TV presenting
Phobias: “Cotton wool and I received’t like trials at nighttime”
Is Roman Kemp associated to Martin Kemp?
Sure, Kemp is the son of the Spandau Ballet singer – however his connection to his well-known dad is one thing Kemp is hoping to shake off within the jungle.
“I’m all the time known as Martin Kemp’s son so it could be good for everybody to get to know me a bit higher,” he mentioned.
How does Roman Kemp know George Michael?
The late George Michael was Kemp’s godfather. Kemp’s mom, Shirlie Kemp, was certainly one of Michael’s backing singers in Wham!.
Michael launched her to Spandau Ballet’s Martin Kemp, and they remained good mates after her and Kemp married.
It’s reportedly Kemp’s connection to the late singer which helped make the radio DJ a sexy prospect to ITV executives.
“He will need to have numerous showbiz tales about his buddies,” a supply advised The Solar.
“If he selected to reminisce about George, that may very well be fairly emotional.”
What different TV exhibits has Kemp starred in?
Alongside Capital Breakfast, Kemp has acted as a narrator on ITV2’s aggressive actuality collection Bromans, and as a backstage reporter on The X Issue and Kids in Want spin-off Rocks the 80s.
He has additionally appeared in Celebrity First Dates in 2017, performed for The Remainder of the World for Soccer Support and watched TV alongside his dad for the celeb version of Gogglebox in 2019.
What has Roman Kemp mentioned about doing I’m a Celebrity?
Other than his bizarre phobia of cotton wool (“I can describe it as like a nail happening a chalkboard – it has that impact on me!”), Kemp is fairly fearless in the case of jungle residing.
“I’m not fearful of the consuming trials as a result of I grew up with Dad’s cooking!” he quipped. “I feel the consuming ones I’ll hate however I’ll do them. The present is iconic and you need to do every thing.
“I like this programme a lot. I find it irresistible when it kicks off with the primary present and you see Ant and Dec arrive.
What occurred with Roman Kemp’s social media accounts? Why did he problem an apology?
Forward of his place within the I’m a Celeb line-up being confirmed, Kemp admitted he had deleted historic social media posts that featured inappropriate or offensive language.
“I did discover issues I’m under no circumstances pleased with. I don’t affiliate myself with that. I do know the one who wrote these issues is not the person I’m now, however they have been there,” he mentioned in his Instagram story.
“I don’t need the legacy I’ve on the web to be a place the place there is negativity, or one thing that may trigger offence.
‘For anybody that has ever been offended by one thing I’ve mentioned on-line, I’m actually, deeply and totally sorry.”
It comes after Kemp acquired 60 Ofcom complaints final yr after he referred to as the music of a Ok-Pop band “noise”.