Who is Kiosk Kev and what happened to Kiosk Keith?


KIOSK Kev is the man charged with manning the Outback Shack in I’m A Celebrity.

The hairy tatooed Aussie has proved an unexpected hit when he was introduced to viewers in 2018 – but how much do we know about him and why was Kiosk Keith replaced?

Kiosk Kev is the man charged with manning the Outback Shack

Who is Kiosk Kev on I’m A Celebrity?

Kiosk Kev’s real name is Mark Herlaar – a 53-year old lime farmer from Toowoomba in Queensland.

On November 13, 2018, HOAR Online exclusively revealedKiosk Kev would be replacing Kiosk Keith.

A show insider told HOAR Online: “Everyone on set is really pleased with the new Kiosk Kev character – his look has to be seen to be believed.

“Viewers will love him but the celebrities will be scared stiff! LikeKiosk Keith, Kev is a man of few words and doesn’t speak.”

An I’m a Celeb spokesman confirmed to HOAR Online that Kev has been handed the keys to the Outback Shack, saying: “Kevwon’t take any nonsense from the celebrities, and he looks very intimating!

“The celebs from the previous series who thought Kiosk Keith was scary won’t know how lucky they were – Kiosk Kev is truly terrifying.”

The Outback Shack has been under the new management of Kiosk Kev since the 2018 series

Is Kiosk Kev on reality TV in Australia?

Kiosk Kev aka Mark was previously on the Australian version of the reality show Survivor in 2017.

This involved getting to grips with life in the Samoan jungle.

He lasted 11 days on the show before being voted out by his fellow contestants.

Two days after coming home he contracted dysentery from the water well they had dug.

He said:“It manifested two days after I got home and I was just crook as a dog, like I had dysentery and was nauseated and sick.

“And if that had of played out [in camp] I would have been very disappointed to be going out, basically, in a body bag with the zipper open.”

Kiosk Keith – played by Raymond Grant, 52 – had been fired from the show after being accused of coming into work after drinking

Why was Kiosk Keith sacked from I’m A Celeb?

On January 5,HOAR Online revealed how Kiosk Keith had been firedafter being accused of arriving to work drunk and behaving inappropriately towards a female colleague.

The 53-year-old,whose real name is Raymond Grant, was apparently drunk when he made the alleged unwanted advance towards a young female member of the crew.

A source told HOAR Online: “It wasnt unusual for Keith to turn up to work drunk as he’s done it before but this incident has shocked everyone.”

His ex-wife Donna then denied Keith was a sexual predator to HOAR Online, revealinghegot the boot after he smacked a young female co-workers bottom.

Fans took to Kiosk Kev immediately and are just as thrilled to see him in the new series

When is I’m a Celebrity 2019 on TV?

I’m a Celebrity, which is one of ITV’s most popular productions is back on our screens.

The showwill likely follow the previous format and length, so fans can expect this year’s jungle king or queen to be crowned in the early stages of December.

The show airs every weeknight and on Sundays and will be hosted by the dynamic of Ant and Dec.

Harry Redknappwas voted King of the Jungle on 2018I’m A Celebrity.


Which celebrities are in the line-up?

There are 10 stars are in the 2019 line-up, which includes a wide range of stars who we’ll be watching as they get to grips with camp life.

The celebrities in the famous camp are…

  • Ian Wright
  • Caitlyn Jenner
  • Jacqueline Jossa
  • Kate Garraway
  • Adele Roberts
  • Nadine Coyle
  • Andrew Whyment
  • James Haskell
  • Roman Kemp
  • Myles Stephenson