Holly Willoughby shares sweet picture of son hours before exciting new role confirmed

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  • Holly Willoughby has been confirmed as co-host of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here - but hours before the news broke she shared an adorable picture of her son, showing she's a family person first and foremost.

    Holly Willoughby has some exciting few months coming up!

    Earlier this year she announced that she would be launching a lifestyle website, Truly, which goes live in Autumn and now the mum-of-three has been confirmed as Ant McPartlin’s replacement for this year’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

    The news broke yesterday but hours before the announcement Holly shared an adorable picture of her youngest son Chester and reiterated that she’s a mum above everything else.

    The picture, captioned: ‘Peter-rad-pan… 🤟🏻’, shows Chester posing in front of a wall playing around with his shadow. As with most of the picture’s Holly shares of her children it’s proved popular with her followers and has over 75,000 likes.

    People in the comments are taking the opportunity to congratulate Holly on her exciting new role.

    Peter-rad-pan… 🤟🏻

    A post shared by Holly Willoughby (@hollywilloughby) on

    One person wrote: ‘A little cutie, and well done on getting to present I’m A Celeb, can’t wait to watch show again this year’.

    Another said: ‘Love this 💜 Congratulations on I’m a celeb post’.

    A third added: ‘Congrats on the Im a celeb gig 👍😘🎉 can’t wait to see you on there xx’.

    Holly will be stepping in for Declan’s regular presenting partner Any McPartlin who is taking a break from TV presenting.

    Speaking about the role Holly said: ‘I couldn’t be more excited to have been asked to stand alongside Dec for the next jungle adventure. I love Ant and want to send him my best wishes and support for a continued recovery. These are big shoes, not to fill, but just to keep warm for a little bit…’

    She continued: ‘Honestly, I’m a huge fan of ‘I’m a Celebrity’ and actually feel like I’ve won a competition to go and hang out on my favourite show! When is it a good time to tell Dec I’m scared of everything that moves?!’

    With three young children, mum Holly will find it tough to be away from her family and according to The Mirror she’ll be bringing them all with her including husband Dan Baldwin for the four-week stint.

    For the first time in 16 years both I’m a Celeb presenters will be parents as Dec’s wife Ali is due to give birth in the next few months too.

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