Holly Willoughby finally made her I’m A Celebrity debut last night as she filled in for pal Ant McPartlin.
While it was a clear ratings success for ITV, Holly received mixed reactions from viewers who were clearly missing Ant and Dec’s easy banter.
And now it has been revealed that bookmakers have upped the odds on the presenter quitting before the 2018 series has finished.
Holly is filling in for Ant, who is sitting out this year to focus on his recovery from drink and prescription drug addiction after he was involved in a car crash In March.
Holly Willoughby replaced Ant McPartlin
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Following the criticism for her lack of ‘banter’ with Dec, bookmaker Paddy Power have slashed their odds from 25/1 to 16/1 that Holly will quit and that she will have to be replaced.
Extra Camp Scarlett Moffat is also tipped to replace her at 20/1.
Meanwhile there’s a 25/1 chance that Ant McPartlin could make an appearance during an episode this year.
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A spokesperson from Paddy Power said: “It’s early days, but watching Dec without Ant just doesn’t quite feel right, and Holly’s already taken some flak for her debut jungle performance.
“So much so that we’ve slashed the likelihood of her bowing out before the series with over, and returning to our screens alongside Philip Schofield.”
*I’m A Celebrity airs tonight at 9pm on ITV
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