The African jungle has a knack for making humans who don’t know each other engage in deep and meaningful conversations.
Just you, a bunch of other ‘celebrities’, and millions of Australians watching from the comfort of their living rooms.
Yes, the 25-year-old admits he does enjoy thinking about/making/counting his millions. But at what cost?
Speaking to his fellow I’m A Celebrity contestants on Monday night’s episode, we got a glimpse of the kind of life Tomic’s been leading since before he finished primary school. One of wealth and success, but also sacrifices.
"You guys have got to remember that I didn’t have a childhood, I didn’t have a life since I was eight, nine-years-old. I didn’t come from anything,” Tomic told AFL premiership player, Josh Gibson, who made a point of challenging Tomic's attitude to tennis.
"I think people just don’t realise that tennis is a very isolated sport, it’s an individual sport — it’s not soccer or basketball where you can rely on your teammates. Ever since I was young, I played for the love and respect and it just became a business since I was 17.
This revelation came only moments after an interview airing on The Project, in which he admitted he sometimes regretted getting into tennis, that he didn't love it, and that he found the "grind" stressful.