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Jungle love! Inside Simone Holtznagel and Josh Gibson’s romance on I’m A Celeb

He Tarzan, she Jane... and their chemistry is undeniable!
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We’re just five days into the new season of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and there’s already a romance brewing deep in the South African jungle.

Wednesday night’s episode of I’m A Celeb was all about boxing champ Danny Green’s hotly-anticipated arrival, which will happen on Sunday. Seriously, they teased out the official announcement for two-and-a-half hours!

So you might have missed a very sneaky subplot but luckily for you, we’re all over it!

That’s right, it looks the two of the biggest babes from this year’s series are falling for one another with sparks flying between model Simone Holtznagel, 24, and retired AFL champ Josh Gibson, 33.

The pair’s flirt fest reached fever pitch after Josh asked someone to walk on his tender back for some DIY physio.

Simone put her hand up immediately and enthusiastically replied: “I will! I used to do it to my ex-boyfriend all the time!”

Cue the steamiest/weirdest/most brilliant scene of reality TV that’s allowed to play out in the primetime family slot.

WATCH: Fiona and Kerry try to play cupid. Post continues…

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Unluckily for comedian Peter Rowsthorn, he was was delegated as the third wheel and had to hold Simone’s hand to steady her as she walked up and down the athlete.

“The two perfect people, working on their perfect bodies and I sit there like some pure third wheel,” the Kath & Kim star joked.

“Uh! That’s it,” Josh moaned.

“Is that good?” Simone queried.

“Just keep going!” Ohh, so good. Amazing. Thank you! Invoice me later,” the sports star quipped as very raunchy music played in the background.

Peter couldn’t have looked more filthy to be the third wheel.

Simone found fame as the second runner-up on the 2011 series of Australia’s Next Top Model.

Their romance already has backing from actress Kerry Armstrong and comedian Fiona O’Loughlin, who have been busy playing cupid behind-the-scenes.

“There is so much going on between Josh and Simone… in my head. I’m hoping for it… dreaming for it,” Fiona mused.

When the pair were left alone on the campsite, the agony aunts couldn’t help but squeal with glee.

“He’s doing his exercises, showing his muscles,” Kerry noted as she spied on them from behind a bush.

There’s no denying they’d make a stunning couple…

“Guess what, they’re alone in the camp! I think they’d be great, they’re both single! She’d be good for him,” she added to her accomplice Fiona.

Later Fiona couldn’t help but stir the pot when she told them: “God you two are like Adam and Eve! The most perfect specimens of humans.”

Could they be the Aussie Katie Price and Peter Andre, who famously fell in love on the UK series of I’m A Celeb in 2004? Watch this space!

“God you two are like Adam and Eve! The most perfect specimens of humans.”

Josh tried to impress Simone with his work-out routine.

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