The Traitors’ winner Harry Clarke is set to ‘leave his job in the army’ as ‘ITV bosses try to sign him up to I’m A Celebrity’
Traitors star Harry Clarke is to ‘quit his job in the army’ as bosses at ITV reportedly try to sign him up to I’m a Celebrity.
The army engineer, 23, emerged victorious in the hugely popular BBC game show’s final and scooped a whopping £95,000 prize.
Harry revealed on Thursday that he was leaving the army to spend more time with his girlfriend CBBC’s Anna Maynard.
But a source said The mirror the career change could be motivated by further opportunities in TV – especially with a possible turn in the jungle.
“Since the win, he has been approached by cast members from ITV who want him to appear in the jungle this year,” the source said.
Traitors star Harry Clarke (seen after winning the show) could ‘quit his job in the army’ as bosses at ITV tried to ‘sign him up to I’m a Celebrity’
The army engineer (seen in uniform), 23, emerged victorious in the hugely popular BBC game show’s final and scooped a whopping £95,000 prize
Harry was reported to have been approached by as many as 10 talent agents following his big win, indicating signs of huge TV potential.
The source said the finalists’ feet have ‘barely touched the ground’ since the explosive final episode aired.
And as the winner, Harry was at the center of the madness.
Of his offers to join I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, the source added: ‘He would be a great opportunity for them and he is seriously considering saying yes – it would really be an amazing opportunity.’
The source said that with his skills gained in the army, Harry would be able to turn his hand to many of the tasks in the jungle as ITV tries to capitalize on the BBC show’s success.
It comes after Harry said his career change was motivated by love, during an interview with the British Forces Broadcasting Service radio station on Thursday.
Harry praised his six years in the army for ‘making me the man I am today and helping me win the game’, but said it was time for a ‘new chapter’.
“I was already looking to start the next chapter of my life before the TV show came about,” explains Harry. “I did six years in the army, I was already sent away.”
Traitors winner Harry Clark is leaving the army but has explained the surprising reason behind his career change
To clear up the confusion, Harry revealed that his glamorous social media page was not what it seemed and credited his celebrity girlfriend, CBBC presenter Anna Maynard
Harry, who previously revealed how his military background helped him win The Traitors, said he quit for love, declaring: ‘I’m a man in love, I’m a hopeless romantic, it sounds so creepy, but it takes that special someone.
‘I never wanted a full career in the army because I wanted to go back home. I was gone Monday to Friday and when I’m deployed, it’s months where I miss birthdays or making memories with your partner and it just wasn’t for me.’
Harry is happily in love with his CBBC star girlfriend, Anna, sister of I’m A Celebrity star Jack Maynard and singer Conor Maynard.
“When I met my girlfriend, my decision was I’m going to get what I can,” he explained, “and I’m ready to leave now.”
‘Luckily when I was on my supervisor course for work that’s when I got a message to do the TV show but I had already signed off.’
“They’ve been amazing though and hopefully they’ll release me early because I’ve got so many crazy meetings with management and stuff so who knows what’s next.”
Harry, who previously revealed how his military background helped him win The Traitors, said he quit for love (pictured on The Traitors)
Harry revealed how he was able to fund his lavish lifestyle ahead of his £95,150 show win
Harry revealed how he was able to fund his lavish lifestyle ahead of his £95,150 show win.
The 23-year-old confused fans with his talk about money, saying on the show that he wanted to win to treat his family, while later saying on Uncloaked that he ‘doesn’t need the money.’
A quick look at his Instagram shows that he led a comfortable life before his rise to fame, with pictures of the star on private jets and dripping in designer accessories.
So fans were stunned when Harry revealed in a recent interview that he doesn’t have “a pot to p** in” and that he borrowed money from his dad while he waited for his big prize to be sent.
To clear up the confusion, Harry revealed that his glamorous social media page was not what it seemed and credited his celebrity girlfriend Anna.