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Editorial Use Only Mandatory Credit: Photo by ITV/REX/Shutterstock (9972231m) John Barrowman, Harry Redknapp, Rita Simons, Fleur East, James McVey, Sair Khan, Nick Knowles, Anne Hegerty, Malique Thompson-Dwyer and Emily Atack. 'I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!' TV Show, Series 18, Australia – Nov 2018

The Im A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! campmates might have only been on our TV screens for a couple of hours, but that hasnt stopped everyone at home guessing who could take home the crown.

And despite huge names like John Barrowman and Harry Redknapp joining the all-star line-up, it looks like an unexpected contestant has won the hearts of the nation already.

Yup, The Chase star Anne Hegerty – or The Governess as fans know her – has received huge praise on Twitter after she admitted to suffering with autism.

Calling it already, #TeamAnne Anne FTW, wrote one fan of the show.

While a second agreed: @anne_hegarty Team Anne @imacelebrity Best person on it by far!!!!

Even CBB star Rylan Clark-Neal showed his appreciation for the quiz champion, as he wrote: I LOVE ANNE HEGERTY #ImACeleb.

And it didnt stop there…Anne faced her first hurdle in the camp when she broke down in tears over the lack of home comforts.

I hope everybody watching at home appreciates just how far @anne_hegerty is going outside of her comfort zone. I'm proud of her for being so incredibly brave and challenging herself. #ImACeleb

— Jenny Ryan (@jenlion) November 18, 2018

As a parent of autistic children I know some of the difficulties they have to face in day to day life and watching @imacelebrity I have full respect for Anne Hegerty. Hoping this is going to be a amazing journey for her.

— Mrs C (@Nikkijcole1980) November 18, 2018

Confiding in her fellow campmates, the star admitted she was already considering walking out. But luckily Inbetweeners actress Emily Atack was a shoulder to cry on and managed to convince Anne to give Jungle life a go.

This comes after the 60-year-old previously spoke out about how her autism might affect her time in Australia, admitting ITV bosses had some concerns.

The show bosses seem more anxious about my autism than I do, she previously told The Sun.

They keep saying, “You must say if theres a problem”, and I keep saying, “Ill be fine.” And they keep saying, “no no no thats not good enough you have to promise if theres a problem”.

Speaking about how her condition can affect her, the Im A Celebrity star – whos also sharing camp with the likes of James McVey and Rita Simons – continued: I might get peopled out, there might just be too many people around.

I might feel like going to sit in the pool until everyone has shut up a bit. On the other hand it might have advantages if Im not as good as other people at picking up on bad atmospheres Ill be happy drifting along.

She then added: One problem I have, that goes along with autism is being faceblind. So theres a real possibility of getting some of the campmates mixed up, which will be very embarrassing.

From our sister site CelebsNow.

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