Ian Wright gets surprise I'm a Celeb 'bully' defence from Andrew Maxwell's wife

<img class="aligncenter" src="https://i2-prod.dailystar.co.uk/incoming/article20948004.ece/ALTERNATES/s615/0_EMB-Im-A-Celebrity-Get-Me-Out-Of-Here-TV-Show-Series-19-UK-19-Nov-2019.jpg"><p>Andrew Maxwell’s wife has launched a surprise defence of her husband’s “bully” Ian Wright.</p><p>Suraya El-Wakil, who arrived in Australia yesterday, admitted the Irish comedian is “not the easiest to live with”.</p><p>And she reckons Ian has taken her place as his “Jungle wife” with their constant bickering.</p><img class="aligncenter" src="https://i2-prod.dailystar.co.uk/incoming/article20947988.ece/ALTERNATES/s615b/2_EMB-Im-a-Celebrity-Get-Me-Out-of-Here-TV-Show-Series-19-Australia-22-Nov-2019.jpg"><p>Viewers have been outraged by Ian’s treatment of Andrew after the pair clashed repeatedly over the past week.</p><p>But Suraya said: “I think at the beginning it felt as though Kate Garraway was going to step into the Jungle wife role for him, but now I feel like Ian’s being his Jungle wife and they’re just having a lot of tiffs.”</p><p>One of the spats saw Ian furious because Andrew took a nap instead of doing his washing-up chores.</p><img class="aligncenter" src="https://i2-prod.dailystar.co.uk/incoming/article20984802.ece/ALTERNATES/s615b/1_JS199582767.jpg"><p>Suraya added: “I will be the first to tell you, he is not the easiest to live with.</p><p>“Like not doing the dishes after dinner is a daily struggle.”</p><p>Ofcom has had 32 complaints relating to the alleged bullying of Andrew.</p><img class="aligncenter" src="https://i2-prod.dailystar.co.uk/incoming/article20947966.ece/ALTERNATES/s615b/0_Im-a-Celebrity-Get-Me-Out-of-Here-TV-Show-Series-19-Australia-23-Nov-2019.jpg"><p>But Suraya put the arguments down to it being an “intense environment”.</p><p>Asked whether she believed her husband had been bullied, she said: “No, not at all. He’s a grown-up man.</p><p>“They’re all fine and a good bunch.”</p><ul><li>Kate Garraway</li></ul>
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