A rumor that Ant McPartlin has written links to friends Declan Donnelly and Holly Willoughby on I'm a celebrity … Get me out of here was denied by ITV.
The shock request was made public after ITV presenter, Emma Jesson, tweeted that she had heard that Ant was being consulted about gags made for the reality series.
Emma, better known for her weather forecast on ITV, tweeted: "I am informed that Ant has been consulted for scripted Holly & Dec links for the @imacelebrity 2018 series.
"The Top Move production team, if that's the case, can see its trademark."
But a spokesman for ITV has since told Mirror Online that Ant was not involved in the current series of I'm at Celeb.
Most fans think that Holly has done a great job since his temporary appointment to Ant in the popular reality show, while he continues to focus on his recovery and his health after going through rehab.
A viewer tweeted, "Holly Willoughby is honoring herself. I can not imagine #ImACeleb without it. I did not think it would be the same without Ant, but @hollywills is the perfect person to introduce Dec in the absence of ants. "
Another wrote: "Ask Holly to definitely join Ant and Dec # imaceleb2018."
While a third commented: "Do not get me wrong, I love Ant and Dec together, but I absolutely love Holly and Dec, they are hilarious."
Last August, Ant confirmed that he would not be organizing this year's edition, I'm at Celebrity.
Earlier in the year he was sentenced to a 20-month driving ban and fined £ 86,000 after pleading guilty to driving more than twice the legal limit.
In a statement, he said, "My recovery is going very well and for this to continue to have spoken to Dec and ITV, I made the decision to take the rest of the year. .
"I want to thank Dec and ITV for their continued support and I look forward to returning to work in the New Year."
At the same time, Dec added, "Although I am visibly sad about my best friend in Australia this year, I am proud of the work Ant has done in private and supports me. without reservation his decision.
"I'm looking forward to seeing each other on the screen in 2019."