As the panel discussed the news that Boris Johnson's father Stanley, 77, will be joining the I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! line-up this year, Janet Street-Porter, 70, said that she thought it could be humiliating for the Foreign Secretary.
"I think it could be really, really embarrassing," she said. "Speaking as someone who's been in the jungle, there's that potential to make a complete fool of yourself."
"I did it as well," Linda chipped in. "But I made a conscious decision not to do anything to embarrass my children because they were really worried that I would do something."
Former I'm A Celebrity star Linda Robson revealed her secret code during her time on the show
Linda said she set up a sound to let her children know she was alright
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Laughing, she admitted: "We had a little code."
When an amused Janet asked her what the code was, Linda crowed loudly: "Cuckoo!"
"They said, 'Scratch your ear or something'," she recalled. "I said. 'Everyone does that'. So we did this little noise and by the end of it everyone was doing it.
"Ant and Dec were doing the noise," she exclaimed.
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The Loose Women laughed as Linda explained her code sound
Linda explained the reason she set up the code with her children, saying it was "just to let them know I was alright because they were worried about me in there”.
See the full I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Here! 2017 line-up here.
Earlier today, reports emerged that I'm A Celebrity bosses are preparing to evacuate the contestants if the camp becomes flooded.
Weather warnings have left producers making contingency plans to try to move the camp to higher ground, according to The Sun.
I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! returns Sunday at 9pm on ITV.