AJ Pritchard's Girlfriend Reveals The Luxury Item That I'm A Celebrity Bosses Wouldn't Allow Him

Daniel Welsh
·Entertainment Reporter
·2 min read

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! bosses refused to give AJ Pritchard his original choice of luxury item, his girlfriend has revealed.

Before arriving in the jungle – or, in the case of this year, castle – each I’m A Celebrity contestant lists three potential luxuries they’d like to take in with them, with producers choosing one from the list, which the stars receive during the series.

AJ was gifted some hair products (a curl cream, specifically) earlier in the series, but his girlfriend Abbie Quinnen has admitted this wasn’t actually what he’d listed as his top pick for a luxury item.

She told Metro: “AJ’s first option was a pillow with [a photo of] him and me on it. I’ve got it here actually.

“The curl cream was second, but unfortunately, they went for the curl cream as they didn’t want the pillow in there.”

Abbie added that AJ had listed moisturiser as his third option, commenting: “He is very vain, I’m not going to lie. He loves his moisturiser and he does love his curl cream.”

AJ Pritchard's hair is still looking pretty immaculate, despite the conditions in the I'm A Celebrity castle (Photo: ITV/Shutterstock)
AJ Pritchard's hair is still looking pretty immaculate, despite the conditions in the I'm A Celebrity castle (Photo: ITV/Shutterstock)

The former Strictly Come Dancing professional isn’t the only one of this year’s stars who didn’t get his preferred luxury item, though.

Giovanna Fletcher had previously requested some cycling shorts, at the suggestion of former I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here NOW! presenter Emma Willis, though this violated one of the show’s rules against contestants wearing their own clothing.

On Friday night, I’m A Celebrity said goodbye to its first contestant of the current series, with Paralympian Hollie Arnold losing out in the public vote.

The original 10 stars of this year's I'm A Celebrity (Photo: ITV)
The original 10 stars of this year's I'm A Celebrity (Photo: ITV)

As sad as we are to say goodbye to I’m A Celebrity’s first contestant, viewers should probably start getting used to eliminations, as there’s less than a week left on the current series.

The final is set to take place on Friday 4 December, before which the 11 remaining contestants will have to be whittled down to just a select few.

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This article originally appeared on HuffPost UK and has been updated.