Akmal Saleh threatens to leave I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here

Comedian Akmal Saleh's time in the jungle may be limited with Sydney Confidential reporting that the 51-year-old comedian has threatened to leave I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. 

Speaking to Fitzy & Wippa Sydney Confidential reporter Jonathon Moran revealed that Akmal has spoke to the producers about the possibility of leaving the jungle. He has even gone as far to say that he is committing 'career suicide'. 

"Akmal Saleh the comedian has threatened to producers at least twice that he will quit, he is freaking out in there. He is worried he is not funny he thinks he is dull, he is worried he will commit career suicide from being in there."  Moran revealed. 

Listen to the full chat with JMo below.


Akmal Saleh is one of Australia’s most accomplished comics. Starting his stand-up career in 1990 and has been a regular on our TV screens for the last 15 years.

The other 11 'celebs' (it's term used very loosely) currently in the camp are Bonnie Lythgoe, Paul Harragon, Havana Brown, Laurina Fleure, Val Lehman, Anthony Callea, Jo Beth Taylor, Brendan Fevola, Dean Geyer, Courtney Hancock and Shane Warne. The drama continues Sunday night on Channel Ten.



Written By Megan Aney