'I'm A Celebrity' viewers surprised as AJ Pritchard finally appears

AJ Pritchard (ITV)
AJ Pritchard (ITV)

I’m A Celebrity’s 2020 series is well under way and so far viewers have had one burning question – where is AJ Pritchard?

The Strictly star has barely been seen in this week’s episodes of the ITV show and fans had been wondering where he was.

Social media has been flooded with jokes about Pritchard’s whereabouts, with some quipping that he didn’t get the memo about the show moving to Wales and actually went to Australia.

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Others teased that he’s been seen less that the castle’s ghost and a missing poster bearing his image has been doing the rounds online.

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However, AJ popped up on Friday night’s instalment of the programme, taking part in the live trial, and viewers were delighted to see him.

“Oooo AJ long time no see,” one person posted on Twitter, while another said they thought he had gone home.

“Oh good to know AJ is still alive,” said another.

“AJ finally getting some screen time!” another posted.

File photo dated 24/11/19 of brothers AJ Pritchard (left) and Curtis Pritchard. Curtis has said he wants his brother AJ to do "as many trials as humanly possible" while he is in the I'm A Celebri...Get Me Out Of Here! castle and hopes to see him "cry, scream, maybe throw up".
AJ Pritchard (left) and Curtis Pritchard (PA)

AJ’s brother Curtis recently said on spin-off show The Daily Drop that the dancer needs to up his game.

"AJ left Strictly to show his personality off," said the Love Island star. “And if you want the honest truth, I haven't seen enough of him.

"AJ, where have you been? I'm missing you! I want him to do a trial, scream, cry, maybe get a little bit scared..."

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This year’s series of the reality show is taking place at Gwrych Castle in Wales because of the coronavirus.

I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! continues tomorrow night on ITV.

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