Absence can make the heart grow stronger but when the relationship bond stretches back nearly six decades, being forced apart for a number of weeks won’t confirm their desire for each other as it already underpins the coupliing.
This is the longest time that I’m A Celebrity breakout star Harry Redknapp, 71, has been away from his wife Sandra in over 50 years of marriage.
It seems that enough is enough for Sandra, also 71, and she can’t wait for the moment they are reunited again.
Harry has proved to be a huge hit with viewers, as he regales the ITV jungle camp with stories from his long career in football.
Harry Redknapp has proved to be a jungle hit
Harry and Sandra haven’t spent this long apart in 54 years of marriage
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He has also become half of an unlikely double-act with TV legend, Noel Edmonds, after the pair lorded it over their fellow campmates in an exalted position for a number of days.
This came to a shocking end though when Noel’s reign as ‘Emperor’ was brought to an end with the grossest Bushtucker Trial of the series so far.
As Harry tucked into sheep brain, in order to win food for the rest of the camp, his wife has said that she ‘can’t wait to be together again.’
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After two weeks of being out of contact with Harry, Sandra has said that she’s pleased that viewers are getting to see ‘the real Harry’ but will be glad when they can go back to normal life again.
Speaking to The Sun on Sunday, Sandra said that Harry had primarily gone into the jungle, to give him "something else to talk about down the pub with his mates."
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She also laid the blame for his decision to go into the jungle at the door of his retirement from football management.
Sandra said that, "he loves a new challenge," and because he, "likes to keep busy and fit," he agreed to go Down Under for a few weeks in the popular ITV show.
Sandra is jetting out to Australia to join relatives of the other celebrities in the camp in the next few days, as the evictions from the camp begin, and she will be one of the few that hopes Harry doesn’t go all the way to the final.
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