Noel Edmonds 'has renewed taste for showbiz' after threatening to quit TV following I'm A Celeb stint
9th December 2018

The telly legend, 69, was the first star to leave the jungle following a shock departure.

He had  sad that if he won the smash hit show, he'd quit telly for good and start drawing his pension.

But now, it seems, Noel has a renewed taste for showbiz – and won't be quitting the industry anytime soon.

He's put his posh French mansion up for sale for £4 million, and is now planning to move to somewhere even more luxurious in Monte Carlo.

A source told the Mail On Sunday: "He's got the taste for showbiz again and has gone back on his promise to quit TV."

It's also believed that ITV bosses want Noel to make a show with his fellow jungle pal Harry Redknapp.

Ahead of his stint Down Under, Noel confirmed that he will quit television should he win the show.

The presenter's long-standing representative appeared on This Morning alongside Noel's Swap Shop co-host Maggie Philbin and Mr Blobby, who hilariously thrashed through the ITV set.

Speaking to hosts Phillip Schofield and Rochelle Humes from Bristol, John was asked about a post that the I'm A Celebrity Instagram account put out before he went into the jungle, which stated he would quit TV if he was crowned King of the Jungle.

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Responding to the speculation, John, who also represents fellow camper Nick Knowles, replied: "Well you know Noel, he says lots of things tongue-in-cheek.

"I don't know, we'll have to wait and see."

Not impressed with the answer, Phil pushed: "He must have informed you, his manager? 'If I win this thing, that's it, I'm quitting the business, I'm retiring'".

To which, John answered: "Yes, he did say that. It's true."

John, who convinced Noel to take his presenting role on Deal Or No Deal, admitted that the host has been asked a number of times throughout the years to go into the jungle.

Although originally declining previous offers, John explained that Noel was looking for a "challenge".

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