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How is Emily Atack related to Paul McCartney?

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Emily Atack is related to Paul McCartney (Picture: WireImage, Rex/Shutterstock)

Emily Atack is one of the stars heading to the jungle for Im A Celebrity, which starts this Sunday.

Shes appeared in British classics like The Inbetweeners and Dads Army, and played the iconic Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffanys on stage.

Little did we know, however, that there is a big connection to a completely iconic British classic in her lineage.

Emily is related to Sir Paul McCartney of The Beatles.

Emily Atack reveals one Inbteweeners line still haunts her (Picture: YouTube)
Emily back in her Inbetweeners days (Picture: YouTube)

The 28-year-old actress, whos famed for her role as Charlotte Hinchcliffe in The Inbetweeners, is closely related to the Beatles star as her mum Kate Robbins is his cousin.

Mum Kate is also in the spotlight, and starred in Dinnerladies and Crossroads on top of working as a voice actress for satire programme Spitting Image.

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Robbins even had a UK number 2 hit with More Than Love in the 80s.

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Emilys dad Keith Atack (who is now separated from Kate) is a musician, further cementing how Emilys choice of industry was in her genes.

In terms of the McCartney connection, Emily says He was a big part of my childhood growing up. Paul is a family man and a lovely man, caring and loving.

Although she knows hes a busy man, she hopes hell be supporting her in the bush tucker trials.

Talk about friends (or family) in high places.

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