Alfonso Ribeiro weeps with terror hours after entering jungle show

$bean.subheadline

a a a a
Share this story

Actor ALFONSO RIBEIRO broke down in tears within hours of beginning his stint on jungle-based reality TV show I'M A CELEBRITY... GET ME OUT OF HERE! when he was forced to confront deadly scorpions and leap from a helicopter.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star has joined contestants on the British TV hit, in which celebrities face their biggest fears while spending three weeks camping in an Australian rainforest.

The 2013 series of the endurance contest launched on Sunday (17Nov13) and Ribeiro's nerves began to show within minutes.

He was seen trembling with fear and saying he was "really, really nervous" as he prepared for the contestants' traditional skydive into the jungle and admitted after landing safely that it had been "quite possibly the scariest thing I've ever done in my life," adding, "I didn't like that."

However, his first day in the camp went from bad to worse when he took part in a trial to win food for his teammates and had to solve a puzzle while 75 scorpions crawled over his head, face and body.

After winning the task, Ribeiro was seen wiping tears from his eyes and fighting to control his emotions as he said, "That was, er... tougher than I thought."

Former Westlife singer Kian Egan reportedly received treatment from medics for several cuts to his body he suffered while racing his rivals across an island at the start of the contest.

Other stars taking part in this year's (13) U.K. series include six-times world snooker champion Steve Davis and Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Rebecca Adlington.

Copyright 2013 World Entertainment News Network. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Print this article

Comments

Hmm... It looks like you’re not a WCPO Insider. or Subscribe now to contribute!

More Celebrity News
Justin Bieber taunts Drake Bell after...
Justin Bieber taunts Drake Bell after...

Pop star JUSTIN BIEBER got revenge on rival DRAKE BELL by upstaging the actor/singer at his album launch party and later taunting him about…

Idris Elba is a new father for Easter
Idris Elba is a new father for Easter

British actor IDRIS ELBA is a new father after welcoming a son on Thursday (17Apr14).

Elton John sets up charity for Frankie Knuckles
Elton John sets up charity for Frankie Knuckles

SIR ELTON JOHN has set up a new charity in memory of late music producer FRANKIE KNUCKLES.

Brooklyn Decker hoping firstborn will tie...
Brooklyn Decker hoping firstborn will tie...

Model-turned-actress BROOKLYN DECKER is hoping the birth of her first child will put her family in the record books.

Prince re-signs with Warner Bros. and plans...
Prince re-signs with Warner Bros. and plans...

PRINCE has resigned with Warner Bros., the label he split from in 1996, after calling himself a "slave" to record bosses.

Jessie to make Disney history with TV engagement
Jessie to make Disney history with TV engagement

Hit kids show JESSIE is set to make TV history later this year (14) with the Disney Channel's first engagement.

Debbie Gibson battling Lyme disease
Debbie Gibson battling Lyme disease

Eighties pop sensation DEBBIE GIBSON has opened up about her battle with Lyme disease after revealing she was diagnosed with the condition…

Alanis Morissette's stolen dog returned
Alanis Morissette's stolen dog returned

Singer ALANIS MORISSETTE has been reunited with her dog Circus after her husband MARIO TREADWAY filed a lawsuit against the couple's…

Sharon Stone portrays Mrs. Robinson in...
Sharon Stone portrays Mrs. Robinson in...

SHARON STONE stunned theatregoers in Los Angeles on Thursday night (17Apr14) by taking to the stage at the Los Angeles County Museum of…

Alex O'Loughlin weds
Alex O'Loughlin weds

HAWAII FIVE-O star ALEX O'LOUGHLIN is a married man after exchanging vows with his girlfriend MALIA JONES.