'I'm A Celebrity' Stars Shocked After Finding Out Kobe Bryant Died

Our final five celebs were left shocked after being informed that NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna had been killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

Watching the annual 'News From Home' segment featuring Channel 10's own Sandra Sully, the stars were visibly upset by the news that the sporting legend and his daughter, along with seven others, were killed in the tragic crash in Calabasas, California.

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Image: Instagram

During the segment, Dale, Cos and Miguel are seen clutching their hands to their faces in shock, while Charlotte's mouth dropped as Sully informed the campers of the news which can be seen in full in tonight's episode.



Ellen Pompeo Calls Out TMZ For Allegedly Breaking Kobe Bryant News Before Families Were Told

TMZ was the first to break the tragic news that basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday,

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"Kobe in his personal Helicopter..." a stunned Dale said following the clip, while Cos added, "And his daughter".

"That’s devastating," Rhonda later said after tearing up throughout the segment as Charlotte concurred, saying, "That’s really, really devastating".

"Kobe is one of the greatest to ever play in the NBA. He’s in the same argument as Michael Jordan, LeBron. LeBron and Kobe is the argument," Dale added.

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All Nine Bodies Recovered From Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash

The bodies of all nine passengers aboard the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, California have been recovered, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said.

It's just one of several updates our jungle dwellers are to receive in tonight's episode, along with updates on the bushfire crisis, Harry and Meghan stepping back from the Royal Family, as well as the death of “the godfather of Australian cuisine" Tony Bilson at the age of 76.

The latter served as an added blow for Miguel, who considered Bilson a mentor and was previously head chef at Bilson’s restaurant Number One when he was just 27 years old.

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! airs Sunday to Thursday at 7.30 on 10 and 10 Play.

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