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Get the biggest Daily News stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Reality star Lucy Mecklenburgh has revealed she and her best friend Lydia Bright were both pregnant when they filmed Celebrity Hunted for Stand Up To Cancer UK. The 28 year old mum has told how she found out her friend Lydia, 29, was pregnant the night before they went to film for the show, which airs tonight at 9pm on Channel 4. The reality star shared two photos of her and Lydia on the TV programme and wrote in the caption: "Tonight me and my bump bestie @lydiabright are on @su2cuk celebrity Hunted channel 4 at 9pm!" She then said: "For everyone asking yes we were both," and added two pregnant emojis. Lucy then explained: "lyd called me the night before to tell me her exciting news and when I got off the phone I thought hmmm I don't feel myself! Mum to be Lucy then told her 1.5million followers: "I really hope you enjoy the show tonight!
Lucy's "bump bestie" Lydia also made a post about the upcoming show and expressed her excitement about watching it to her fans by writing in the caption: "Ahhhhh can't wait to watch this, tune in tomorrow 9pm @channel4 for a brand new series of Celebrity Hunted, featuring me and @lucymeck1". Lydia and Lucy are just five days apart in their pregnancy. Former The Only Way Is Essex's Lydia was the first to announce her happy news on 18 August by sharing a photo of herself and writing in the caption: "Surprise! Yes, I'm having a baby... Then, a few days later, on 24 August, Lucy revealed she was also expecting her first child by sharing a photo of her and her fiancé Ryan Thomas holding a baby grow as Lucy clutches her bump.
The photo shows Lydia smiling as she holds a positive pregnant test up to the camera. Eight celebrities swap the glitz and glam of show business for life as a fugitive on Channel 4's Celebrity Hunted this year. From Michelin-star chefs to stars of ITV reality series The Only Way is Essex, the 2019 cast of famous faces will doing their utmost to evade capture from Ben Owen and his team of experts. So who is in the Celebrity Hunted line-up? Who are the Celebrity Hunted 2019 contestants?
Gavin Henson and Martin Offiah Former pro rugby players Martin and Gavin will be working together in the hopes of avoiding the clutches of their captors. Martin, 52, made a name for himself in Rugby League, representing England and Great Britain. AJ Pritchard: Strictly star breaks down in TEARS on Celebrity Hunted Celebrity Hunted 2019 line-up: Martin and Gavin Celebrity Hunted 2019 line-up: Lucy and Lydia Lucy Mecklenburgh and Lydia Bright Former TOWIE stars Lydia and Lucy take to the road for charity this year. Lucy, 28, first starred in the ITVBe series when she was just 19 before leaving in 2013. Lydia, 29, appeared in the first-ever series of TOWIE but also left a few seasons in. This isn't the pair's first foray into the unknown as both have competed on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls. READ MORE: Celebrity Hunted star reveals hardest part of Channel 4 show Celebrity Hunted 2019 line-up: Jean Christophe and Aldo Aldo Zilli and Jean Christophe Novelli Celebrity chefs Jean Christophe and Aldo ditch the kitchen this year to raise money for SU2C. Jean Christophe, 58, regularly appears on the BBC and used to star as Head Chef on Hell's Kitchen. Whether the pair will have what it takes to emerge victorious on celebrity Hunted will be revealed in five weeks time. READ MORE: Celebrity Hunted: Viewer hysteria over gruesome dead animal TWIST Celebrity Hunted 2019 line-up: Stanley and Georgia Celebrity Hunted 2019 starts tonight - but which celebrities are on the cast and how will they get on? Here's all you need to know about the brand new series. The Channel 4 show sees pairs of celebs become fugitives as they go on the run from the 'hunters', a group of former police and intelligence officers. They must avoid being captured for 14 days in order to claim victory at the end of the series. Celebrity Hunted 2019 cast Channel 4's hit factual thriller Celebrity Hunted, for Stand Up To Cancer, returns for a new series with eight new famous faces. Jungle campmates and father of the Prime Minister Stanley Johnson & former Made in Chelsea star Georgia 'Toff' Toffolo. Celebrity chefs Aldo Zilli & Jean-Christophe Novelli. Rugby legends Martin Offiah & Gavin Henson. Former TOWIE stars & best friends Lucy Mecklenburgh and Lydia Bright. Celebrity Hunted spoilers In tonight's first episode, the celebrities' attempt to escape begins with a helicopter ride. Stanley Johnson might have had real-life experience in the intelligence services, but his 24-year-old partner Georgia Toffolo is soon questioning his spy credentials as they are cornered by the Hunters in Birmingham New Street station. Celebrity Hunted, part of the Stand Up To Cancer charity campaign, will start on Channel 4 on Sunday 13 October at 9PM. The series will air for five episodes. You can watch the series live online or catch up on episodes via the Channel 4 player here Celebrity Hunted sees eight famous faces as fugitives on the run in 2019. In aid of Stand Up To Cancer, the third series of Celebrity Hunted kicks off on Channel 4 at 9 pm on Sunday, October 13th. Among the cast are chefs Aldo Zilli and Jean-Christophe Novelli, ex-Made in Chelsea star Georgia Toffolo and Stanley Johnson, The Only Way Is Essex's Lydia Bright and Lucy Mecklenburgh and Gavin Henson and Martin Offiah. So, let's get to know Martin Offiah a little bit more. Martin Offiah: Rugby Martin Offiah is an ex-rugby league and rugby union player. His career spanned across the 80's, 90's and 2000's and today Martin is part of a statue of great rugby league players which stands outside Wembley stadium in London. Since his retirement, Martin has appeared on TV a fair few times on shows such as All Star Mr & Mrs, Pointless and The Weakest Link. SEE ALSO: Get to know Martin Bashir: From family to career of the X Factor: Celebrity star! How old is Martin Offiah? Born in Hackney, London in December 1966, Martin is 52 years old. The ex-rugby player is a father of two boys, Tyler, 13 and Pheonix, 10. Martin is also married. Is Martin on Instagram? Martin is on Instagram with around 3,600 followers. (@martin_chariots_offiah) The 52-year-old is a regular poster to Insta and clearly enjoys doing the odd Throwback Thursday pic. Martin's Instagram is a mixture of old and new. With many photos of him in his youth enjoying his rugby career – and all the perks that came with it. WATCH CELEBRITY HUNTED FROM 9 PM ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 13TH ON CHANNEL 4.