I’m A Celebrity: Dec Donnelly’s secretly filthy Holly Willoughby joke explained

Dec Donnelly made a secretly filthy joke about co-host Holly Willoughby on last night’s I’m A Celebrity.

The pair set up a hilarious Deal or No Deal gag, involving one of the famous big red boxes, in honour of presenter Noel Edmonds.

Presenting box number 11, he asked: "But Holly exactly how many bugs in total would be used in this trial? Well the answer is inside of this – Holly’s final box of the game.

"Now we all want this to be a high number Holly, we’re rooting for you aren’t we everybody."

Hinting that he was up to no good, smiling Dec added: "That means something different in Australia."

I'm A Celebrity: Dec Donnelly's secretly filthy Holly Willoughby joke explained

Holly noticed Dec’s cheeky joke
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I'm A Celebrity: Dec Donnelly's secretly filthy Holly Willoughby joke explained

She got a massive 130,000 bugs
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There weren’t many laughs in the studio as the Australian crew seemingly tried not to react.

However, Holly did seem to understand what was going on and gave Dec a side glance.

Most I’m A Celebrity viewers did not notice that cheeky Dec was making a very rude sex joke.

I'm A Celebrity: Dec Donnelly's secretly filthy Holly Willoughby joke explained

Holly celebrated with the crew
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Some I’m A Celebrity viewers took to Twitter to explain Dec’s naughty joke.

One viewer said: "’Root / Rooting’ has a very different meaning down under!"

"For those of you who don’t know. A root is a sh*g in Australia..," added another.

A third said: "LOOOOOL! Rooting means sh*gging in Australia"

I'm A Celebrity: Dec Donnelly's secretly filthy Holly Willoughby joke explained

Noel reached in to find the stars
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Holly, who was feeling lucky, then opened the big red box, which contained the number 130,000.

Ecstatic Holly started hugging the crew as confetti poured down into the studio.

Dec said: "Congratulations Holly that’s a life changing amount. Here’s the trial with those 130,0000 bugs."

I'm A Celebrity: Dec Donnelly's secretly filthy Holly Willoughby joke explained

Nick and Noel were joined by 130,000 bugs
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During lats night’s Bushtucker Trial, Dec explained to Noel Edmonds and Nick Knowles how many critters were joining them while suspended in glass boxes over the jungle.

He said: "You’ve got 30,000 cockroaches, 30,000 mealworms and 25,000 crickets. We went easy on the crickets."

Noel added: "And they have no idea about personal hygiene."

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