Every reality show has a backstage crew that takes care of all the back end issues. The entire set up is in their hands. What you see is merely one half of the entire work. I am a celebrity… Get me out of here has become quite famous amongst the audience.
The backstage crew works very hard to provide entertainment to the fans of this reality show. There is backstage trivia that the fans are curious to know in every show; similarly, the following are the most amazing backstage secrets of I am a celebrity.
Rehearsals by stand-ins before filming the program
The stand-ins are required to do proper rehearsals at the campsite for three days every year. Considering this show’s conditions, they can turn out to be dangerous, even in the trials, the Australian civilians test out the site before filming.
Creepy crawlies are produced by a well-established bug factory
Usually, in every episode of I am a celebrity, you can see creepy crawlies and several species of insects. These insects are produced in a particular factory created by the show’s makers to prevent accidents.
The uniform of the camp is red for a reason
It can be seen that celebrities wear red uniforms throughout the show. That is because if any blood stains from insect bites during the Bushtucker trial appear on the clothing, it can be hidden. Uniforms can also be customized but only after strict regulations.
Campmates cannot get any food from the staff
The staff is not allowed to provide any food to the campmates except when provided in the rulebook. In many shows, staff can be seen smuggling food, but that is not the case in, I am a celebrity.
The artificial set is used in most parts of the campsite
The crew has to construct the entire set and clean the land to ensure the safety of celebrities. The rocks and forests in the jungle sets are all fake; even the famous waterfall in the campsite is not real.
Bushtucker trials are only filmed once
The audience loves the infamous Bushtucker Trials. However, you will be shocked to know that they are only filmed once. The viewers vote for these trials on Betway, and then the chosen celebrities loved by the audience are selected to determine the final ranking.
DVDs to celebrities before entering the show
Every celebrity knows what he or she has signed up for because they are given DVDs of the show. This helps them to prepare what the show is going to be about.
The mouths of crocodiles in the trial are shut
It is a horrific moment when the campmates have to deal with crocodiles in the trials, but the mouths are shut to prevent any mishappenings.
Firewood is chopped beforehand; it is ready to be lit
It may seem like the firewood is being chopped by the celebrities, but in reality, these materials are already chopped and provided to them in the game.
Insects of the campsite are cleared away before celebrities’ arrival
When the show starts, the campsite where the show is going to be filmed is cleaned carefully so that no insects are left, causing harm to celebrities.
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