i am a celebrity Star Jill Scott has explained why she returns to her job at a coffee shop after winning the show.
The athlete is often seen working shifts at partner Shelly’s Boxx2Boxx Coffee in Manchester, although they have kindly given her some time off so she can conquer the jungle.
While Jill is probably juggling all sorts of TV job offers by the minute, she has vowed to continue working her coffee shop shifts when she can.
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“I will definitely return to Boxx2Boxx,” she said OKAY! Magazine. “As soon as the Euros ended, I went there because I like to thank them for their support. [Owner and girlfriend] Shelly said they made hoodies and they bought them and we donated money to charity and they wanted hot banana water.”
Jill added: “We have customers who have been so loyal to us and have kept the shop running, especially through Covid, so 100%. Just like Euros, I’m not going to change who I am. It will therefore be a question of going around and thanking everyone really “
The former Lioness won the final public vote on i am a celebrity last weekend with 57.66% of the shares, ahead of second place Owen Warner with 42.34%.
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Speaking after being crowned the last queen of the jungle, Jill told Ant and Dec: “I can’t believe it. Honestly, I think I’m going to owe my grandma a lot of money for the 12 million votes she got.”
A record 11.5 million people watched on Sunday i am a celebrity at its peak, as Jill crossed the Jungle Bridge to win this year’s crown.
i am a celebrity will return to ITV1 and ITVX next year.