MIKE Tindall is tackling jungle life on I’m A Celebrity because he needs the money, a pal has claimed. Sports presenter Alex Payne said that the ex-England rugby captain’s public speaking work had dried up during the pandemic.
Alex, 42, told The Sun, that Mike, 44, was not as well off as people would think — despite being married into the Royal Family through the King’s niece Zara Tindall, 41.
He said: “It’s not like he’s sitting there in a pile of money. “He’s a guy who’s in the public eye and that’s where he earns his money.” Alex presents The Good, The Bad & The Rugby podcast with Mike and James Haskell, 37.
Read More on Mike TindallHEARTBREAK Fans all say the same thing as Scarlette is second to be dumped from the jungleROYAL TIES Inside Mike Tindall's relationship with Anne & what Royals secretly think of him He added: “Mike’s primary source of income is public speaking, and he goes out and does dinners. “He’s on the sporting circuit but it’s worth remembering that the last two years haven’t been pretty much a day’s work for people in that sort of industry, entertainment and hospitality industry.” Alex added that he didn’t believe Mike would be in Australia if it was going to cause family friction.Read more on thesun.co.uk