Queen of the jungle Jill Scott found love in Mike Tindall’s royal wife Zara Phillips in a sweet behind-the-scenes clip on Sunday.
The former Lioness roared victory on Sunday night when she beat politician Matt Hancock, 44, and Hollyoaks actor Owen Warner, 23, in the grand finale of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
The sports star, 35, looked to be in high spirits as Zara, who is King Charles’ niece, showered him with love during Mike’s Instagram Live.
Sweet: Queen of the jungle Jill Scott received a hug from Mike Tindall’s royal wife Zara Phillips in sweet behind-the-scenes clip on Sunday
Rugby legend Mike said: ‘Oh, she’s hot’ talking about his wife and when Jill came into shot he said: ‘Oh, they both are!’
Mike, who shares three children with Zara, whom he married in 2011, then proceeded to show the sweet moment Owen Warner was reunited with his family.
The actor’s mother visited him after he was announced as this year’s runner-up, but when she made her way backstage, she was shocked to find that his father had also traveled to Australia.
Funny: Rugby legend Mike said: ‘Oh, she’s hot’ talking about his wife and when Jill came into shot he said: ‘Oh, they both are!’
FRIENDS: The 35-year-old sports star looked very excited as Zara, who is King Charles’ niece, showered him with love during Mike’s Instagram Live
To top it all off her two look-alike brothers then dressed as Rangers surprise her by appearing in a family photo.
After filming the finale and watching Jill emerge as the winner, Mike posed for photos in the woods with his wife, Sue Clever.
He later spoke on the Geordie show featuring the pair about how cool it was when Ant grabbed Mike’s face and told the audience: ‘Look at him!’
Beaming: Later in the show presenting the Geordie duo, they talked about how cool it was when Ant grabbed Mike’s face and told the audience: ‘Look at him!’
Friends: Mike poses with his wife Sue Clever in the woods after filming the finale and watching Jill emerge as the winner
Earlier in the day, Jill was crowned Queen of The Jungle, rising to the position due to Owen being declared the runner-up.
After congratulating the former midfielder on her victory, Mike Tindall had the honor of placing a floral crown on Jill’s head as she sat triumphantly on a wooden throne before embracing his fiancée on the bridge.
Following her coronation, polled by 12 million viewers, an emotional Jill, who broke down in tears, said: ‘I can’t believe it. I can’t believe it. I think I’m going to pay my grandma a lot of money for 12 million votes! I don’t think there should be one winner, we are all winners.
Reunited: Mike, who shares three children with Zara, whom he married in 2011, then went on to show the sweet moment Owen Warner was reunited with his family
Happy: Above all her two look-alike brothers then dressed as rangers and surprised her by appearing in a family photo
Ahead of their fairytale moment, Jill said she was happy to be sitting with her best friend Owen, the pair having connected during their time on the show.
She said: ‘If Owen were to win the king of the jungle or if I were to win the queen of the jungle, there’s nobody I’d be sitting here with, so today’s going to be a great day.’
The lioness said that being part of a team her entire career has prepared her well for jungle life.
Happy: Jill was thrilled after the cameras stopped rolling as she was painted a flat white
Fun: Mike said during his Instagram Live that he wanted to show that behind-the-scenes filming of I’m A Celeb isn’t as glamorous as it seems
‘I always say that’s why kids need to go into sport, it’s not at the highest level or anything like that. It’s what you learn through sports, you win, you lose, you work hard at being a good person and you don’t know how you’re going to react to rats and heights, but all that while playing for incredible teams. People have prepared me well for the jungle. he explained.
She tried to stay on her best behavior in the woods knowing her family at home would be watching, she said: ‘I was trying to downplay it at first because I was like Jill, you live on ITV Your grandmother is watching, your nephew, your niece but then as it went on you forgot you were on a TV show.’
She was the only woman to stay in the camp for eight days, but says she saw no need to hold back the likes of Matt Hancock and Mike Tindall.
jump for joy! Jill couldn’t contain her excitement and rushed to the lobby with all her classmates.
Jungle highlight: Owen has a spaghetti bolognese for his first meal since leaving camp
the winner! The sports star, 35, beat politician Matt Hancock, 44, and Hollyoaks actor Owen Warner, 23, in Sunday evening’s grand final after surviving 23 days in the Australian camp.
Jill told Ant and Dec: ‘I never thought about it that way, I didn’t. They were very welcoming. Obviously I’m a bit of a tomboy who plays football. They weren’t like ‘Oh, you sit down, and I’ll get the logs’, I still had to get the water, clean the logs, Danny. No, I never felt that I never did.
Her fiancee Shelly was met at the Red Bridge by the unit, who embraced the champion with a big hug after the engaged couple dated for over a month.
Jill’s victory capped off a pivotal year for the star after playing in the winning Euro squad this summer.
The Lionesses were crowned 2022 champions in August after they beat eight-time champions Germany to secure England’s first trophy since 1966.
Popular: She became a much-loved cast member of the show, with comedian Sean Walsh praising her wit and witty one-liners, which he said could find her a place on shows like Mock the Week.
Reunion: Sherry hugs her fiancé Shelley Unit surrounded by confetti on the bridge as they reunite after more than a month