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The former WBC cruiserweight title holder is featuring in ITV‘s latest series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here taking place in Australia but was given an update on Everton’s recent positive form.
Bellew is a self-confessed Toffees supporter, hailing from Liverpool and always wanting to keep updated on results concerning his team from the blue half of the city.
During his time in the celebrity jungle, Bellew has been restricted from the goings on of the outside world, but was given precious moments with his wife during the most recent episode of the show.
The 41-year-old has clashed with other contestants including Nigel Farage during his time on the ITV hit series so far and was visibly emotional upon seeing his wife for the first time since entering the show.
Tony Bellew was updated by his wife Rachael on Everton’s recent form during a brief meeting in the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here jungle
Bellew was relieved to hear his beloved Everton had climbed out of the relegation zone
Bellew was surprised upon being led to a quiet part of the filming camp when he turned a corner to find his partner waiting for him.
‘The kids miss you,’ Rachael told Bellew after the pair embraced.
‘I spoke to your mum and your dad and they’re all made up and they’re all dead proud of you.
‘Oh Everton won,’ she added. ‘Did they really?’ replied a surprised looking Bellew.
‘Yeah they’re out of the relegation zone, Corey told me to tell you that. 3-0 they beat Newcastle’ she added.
Everton were slumped in the Premier League’s relegation zone when Bellew first took his place on the show, with the club having been deducted 10-points for breaking the Premier League’s profit and sustainability rules.
Bellew is a lifelong Everton supporter and regularly attends matches at Goodison Park
However, have since bounced back with their emphatic 3-0 midweek victory over Newcastle momentarily pulling them out of the drop zone.
His wife was delighted to share the news with her husband as the pair shared a brief moment together, with Bellew breaking into tears upon hearing news from his kids as well.
Bellew is one of the final four contestants in the celebrity show, with him joining fellow contestants Josie Gibson, Sam Thompson and Farage.
Meanwhile, Everton will hope they will still be above the relegation zone when Sean Dyche’s side host Chelsea at Goodison Park on Sunday.