Helen Flanagan In FHM: 'I'm A Celeb' Star Strips And Reveals Degree Plans (PICS)

'I'm Going Back To School'

After her gun stunt last month and her allergy to clothes we didn't really have Helen Flanagan down as the academic type (and yes, we know we shouldn't judge a book by its cover).

However, the former 'Coronation Street' star has revealed plans to get a degree.

While stripping off (standard) for her first FHM cover shoot, she told them of her plans to go back to school.

“I want to get a degree. I never did A-levels the first time around so I’m gonna do my A-levels this year. I’m going to do History, Religious Studies and Psychology," she said.

“When I was 16 I guess I was just going off the rails! I used to be a really good student and then I just completely went off on one. I was a perfect A* student and then I turned 16 and just became a bit of a rebel. I think it was just hormones. I just couldn’t concentrate. I couldn’t be bothered," she added.

The 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' star found herself at the centre of a controversy last month when she tweeted a picture of herself with a gun to her head, just days after the Sandy Hook shootings in which 20 children and six adults were killed.

Commenting on her public persona, Helen said: “I don’t read The Daily Mail comments because people say such nasty things. I’d like to make my own account on The Daily Mail, just so I can take the piss out of people!”

Asked if she gets annoyed by people saying nasty things about her on Twitter, she replied: “I’m so not bothered. About 80% of it is really nice and 20% is just like 'You’re dumb!' or whatever. Things like that just go completely over my head. People will write things about my boyfriend, about football, and I get really protective. Apart from that, I don’t care. I’m so used to it.”

The photo shoot and full interview appear in this month’s FHM magazine, on sale now. Visit www.fhm.com/helen for a behind the scenes video.

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