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No jungle stint for Boyzone's Keith Duffy

Boyzlife members Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden

Boyzlife members Keith Duffy and Brian McFadden

Eoin Murphy

Keith Duffy has rubbished recent reports that he is due to join the line-up of ITV’s 'I’m A Celebrity 2020.'

This year the hit reality TV show moves from the Australian outback to a haunted castle in Wales.

Over the last few weeks speculation had run wild that Keith (46) was going to take part in the revamped show, which will continue to be fronted by Ant and Dec.

However, in an Instagram post shot in his car, Keith addressed the rumours for the first time insisting that he would not be making the trip across the Irish sea.

Instead, he told fans that he would be watching from “the comfort of his own sofa."

Duffy, who is now one half of touring sensation Boyzlife with former Westlife singer Brian McFadden, maintained that he had never planned to be a part of the show and is unsure how the reports began to circulate.

In a video posted to his 130,000 followers, he said: “I’m not going in, I was never going in, I dunno where it came from.

“I love Ant and Dec. I love I’m A Celebrity. I’m gonna watch it from the comfort of my own sofa.”

He added: “Things are too hard to be doing that stuff this time of year, just for all the questions I’m getting asked. No! I am not going into the jungle, OK?"

However, Keith did not rule himself out taking part down the line.

"To everyone asking NOOO I’m not doing I’m a celeb," he posted. "Maybe one year but definitely not this one."

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