The search is on for I’m A Celeb star Anne Hegerty’s fake husband Jake Hester

I’m A Celebrity fans are on the hunt for Anne Hegerty’s non-existent husband after she mentioned on the show that Wikipedia erroneously claimed she is married to a man named Jake Hester.

Hegerty, best known for her role on quiz show The Chase where she is known as the Governess, mentioned in a conversation with fellow contestant Fleur East that she does not look at her own Wikipedia page because of the false information.

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The “fact” about Hegarty has been removed from the online encyclopedia, but the viewing public was not ready to let the subject drop.

Twitter users set out on a search to track down the man himself, refusing to believe he wasn’t real.

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Viewers wondered what might happen if Jake were in fact real and watching the show.

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A number of accounts sprung up claiming to be the elusive Mr Hester.

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Hegerty has previously addressed the mysterious issue of Jake Hester on Twitter.

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