Amir Khan's wife thinks he looks "depressed and quiet" in 'I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here!'

Amir Khan

Amir Khan

The 30-year-old professional boxer has been living in the Australian jungle for one week, and has taken part in the majority of Bushtucker trials so far, but his spouse, Faryal Makhdoom, only hopes viewers get to see the "real side" to her husband and "like" him, even if he does look glum in the popular ITV programme.

Speaking to The Mirror Online, the 26-year-old beauty said: "He's a good, good guy and I'm glad he's on TV so people can see the real side of him.

"Sometimes people judge you without knowing you.

"Amir seems really depressed and quiet but I think he's liked."

Although the sporting ace has acquired a string of awards for his ability in the ring - as he is the former unified light-welterweight world champion and has held the WBA title for three years up until 2012 - Faryal has admitted her lover is not "very strong" when it comes to insects, as he is "really scared" of harmless spiders in their house.

Faryal - who has three-year-old daughter Lamaisah and is expecting her second child with Amir - said: "Even in the house if there's a spider in the window, we call each other.

"He's very strong in boxing but not when it comes to insects. He is really scared of spiders so I hope he does a good job. I hope people see what a good guy he is."

The New York-born star is "proud" of Amir's time in the outback so far.

She said: "I'm proud of him. I can't speak to him and I have no way of contacting him but I hope he's OK."

Although Faryal and Amir's relationship has been slightly tumultuous over the last few months, which saw the pair accuse one another of cheating on social media and split up for a brief period, the pair have insisted they are back on track and their row was a "stupid thing" that was misconstrued.

Speaking about the vicious war of words online, she said: "We all do stupid things in life. I think people read things and you don't mean it like that."

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