Gogglebox’s Yvie Jones had gastric sleeve surgery

She's set to enter the jungle with her besties Angie.
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We fell in love with Yvie Jones on Gogglebox and soon the rest of the nation will follow when she appears on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

But Angie Kent’s BFF has revealed her entry into the jungle follows a serious health issue.

The TV personality underwent gastric sleeve surgery in 2017.

Speaking to a local publication, she shared, “I’m the worst dieter!”

I’ve never not eaten when I’ve wanted to.”

The surgery means she has a signed doctor’s certificate making her “exempt” from eating certain foods – on medical grounds.

Yvie, 48, and best friend Angie Kent, 28, were the first confirmed stars for the new season of I’m A Celebrity.

Speculation is rife that they’ll be joined by former Bachelor Richie Strahan.

The season premieres on January 13.

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