MasterChef star Poh Ling Yeow joining cast of I'm A Celebrity 1

MasterChef star Poh Ling Yeow joining cast of I’m A Celebrity

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MasterChef star Poh Ling Yeow reveals she is joining cast of I’m A Celebrity – and discusses her ‘untraumatic break-up’ with husband Jonathan Bennett


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Poh Ling Yeow is heading for another round of reality TV. 

The MasterChef favourite has joined the cast of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Australia for 2022. 

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The 47-year-old confirmed the news to The Daily Telegraph on Saturday, saying that she found the jungle based show ‘challenging’. 

Back on! Poh Ling Yeow (pictured) is heading for another round of reality TV. The MasterChef favourite has joined the cast of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! Australia for 2022

Back on! Poh Ling Yeow (pictured) is heading for another round of reality TV. The MasterChef favourite has joined the cast of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Australia for 2022

‘It was healthy though – feeling comfortable and content is overrated,’ she told the paper, adding that she was ‘bossy’ and took over the cooking. 

‘I feel like you don’t learn much when you are not challenged. That’s one of the reasons I went on there – it’s really healthy to be challenged on many levels all the time, so I kind of welcomed that,’ she added. 

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Elsewhere in the interview, Poh discussed her split from husband Jonathan Bennett, revealing that the pair are still best friends. 

Challenge: The 47-year-old confirmed the news on Saturday, saying that she found the jungle based show 'challenging'. 'It was healthy though – feeling comfortable and content is overrated,' she told the paper, adding that she was 'bossy' and took over the cooking

Challenge: The 47-year-old confirmed the news on Saturday, saying that she found the jungle based show ‘challenging’. ‘It was healthy though – feeling comfortable and content is overrated,’ she told the paper, adding that she was ‘bossy’ and took over the cooking

‘It’s been the most untraumatic break-up possible and I’m single again after 12 years,’ she said.

 ‘I’m enjoying negotiating life on my own, enjoying the feeling of being a lone ranger – I’ve been in serious relationships for 24 of my 47 years.’ 

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Poh split from Jonathan, who was her second husband, in February. 

In a unique situation, Poh, Jonathan and her first husband Matt Phipps ran the Jamface Cafe at Adelaide Central Market, alongside Matt’s new wife Sarah Rich – who also happens to be Poh’s best friend of 20 years. 

Split: Elsewhere in the interview, Poh discussed her split from husband Jonathan Bennett, revealing that the pair are still best friends. 'It's been the most untraumatic break-up possible and I'm single again after 12 years,' she said. Poh and Jono are pictured in 2016

Split: Elsewhere in the interview, Poh discussed her split from husband Jonathan Bennett, revealing that the pair are still best friends. ‘It’s been the most untraumatic break-up possible and I’m single again after 12 years,’ she said. Poh and Jono are pictured in 2016

However, while Jonothan is no longer part of the company, Matt remains a co-owner.

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The chef and cookbook author continues to have a warm relationship with her first husband Matt.

Speaking of working with Matt in 2017, Poh told Mamamia: ‘He’s my ex-husband. She’s my best friend. And when we broke up, they got together and it’s all dandy.’ 

Poh became a household name after appearing on MasterChef season one in 2009. 

Foursome: In a unique situation, Poh, Jonathan and her first husband Matt Phipps ran the Jamface Cafe at Adelaide Central Market, alongside Matt's new wife Sarah Rich - who also happens to be Poh's best friend of 20 years

Pictured: Matt and his wife Sarah Rich

Foursome: In a unique situation, Poh, Jonathan and her first husband Matt Phipps ran the Jamface Cafe at Adelaide Central Market, alongside Matt’s new wife Sarah Rich – who also happens to be Poh’s best friend of 20 years. Pictured left: Jono and Poh, right: Matt and wife Sarah Rich 

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