Arlene Phillips was the first celebrity to be eliminated from I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! on Sunday night.
The public vote meant that the choreographer, 78, was sent packing after 13 days in the camp, leaving her emotional campmates at Gwrych Castle behind.
Ant and Dec asked Arlene how she felt about her exit. She was the longest celebrity to have taken part in the program’s history.
End of road: Arlene Philips was the first celeb to be removed from I’m a Celebrity… Let Me Out! Sunday Night
The show’s presenters were able to understand that she was doing the project for her grandchildren. She added, “It brings out lots of emotion and makes me think about my life.”
The classic question, “Who would you like to win?” was answered by DJ Naughty Boy (ex-Strictly Come Dancing judge).
Eliminations typically begin within 10 days, but this format has changed due to Richard Madeley’s abrupt departure. Storm Arwen temporarily took the series off-air.
Making history: The public vote meant that the choreographer, 78, was sent packing after 13 days in the camp, leaving her emotional campmates at Gwrych Castle behind
Reflecting: When asked by Ant and Dec on her exit how she was feeling, Arlene, the oldest celebrity in the show’s history to take part, said: ‘Relieved, but emotional because of everything this has been’
First out: In answer to the classic question ‘who do you want to win’, the former Strictly Come Dancing judge named DJ Naughty Boy
Kadeena and Adam Cox were experiencing a difficult time as they enjoyed the last meal of camp before being eliminated.
Parasports athlete at 30 wiped her eyes as she shared with her peers how important they were to her. They had met in Grwych Castle, and also discussed her fight against multiple sclerosis.
Matty Lee opened the scroll to reveal that the food had arrived.
Teary: Things took an emotional turn for Kadeena Cox and Adam Woodyatt as the camp enjoyed their final meal before the first elimination
Simon stopped any one from helping to cook, while Naughty Boy was performing chores.
The Telegraph quoted David Ginola as saying: “It will have been the first eviction, so it was clearly a little emotional. Everybody had an opportunity to share a few words. This was truly a special event.
Celebrities reminisce about their camp experiences around the campfire.
Gathering: Around the campfire, the celebrities reminisced about their time in camp
Adam started: ‘You find out about yourself… you find out… why am I getting emotional?’
Danny Miller said, “I can honestly claim that I know what an instant relationship, or instant love, is.” He also stated: “I do have an inexplicable bond with each of you.
“I want to express my sincere gratitude for your support during this difficult time.”
Matty commented, “I don’t normally do well meeting new people.” Each and every one of you are amazing. I hope that we can all keep in touch.
Reflecting: Louise Minchin added: ‘I’m most thankful as you’ve made me realise that my best version of myself is when I care for people. I am grateful that you allowed me to do this. This has really made camp more enjoyable.
Frankie Bridge stated that she didn’t know how this would affect her being there. However, once I get out of this place I think I will just be able to remember the best bits. That is up to me guys.
Louise Minchin said, “I am most grateful as you have made me realize that caring for others is my greatest form of self.” I am grateful that you allowed me to do this. This has greatly enhanced my experience at camp.
Snoochie Shy said: ‘We’ve had s**t times, but we’ve had lit times, do you know what I’m saying? It has been great getting to get acquainted with each of you.
Experience: Frankie Bridge said: ‘I don’t think I really realised quite how much it would affect me being here, while Snoochie Shy quipped: ‘We’ve had s**t times, but we’ve had lit times’
Arlene stated that “Everyone has rallied around and taken care of” her. We are grateful to all of you and I know you will be missed.
“After Castle Crew’s WhatsApp group has been created, I’d like to see everyone there, playing back and forth.”
Adam started: ‘You find out about yourself… you find out… why am I getting emotional?’
Simon Gregson said: ‘It was so lovely to sit back and watch all the different groups of people get on… you guys just smashing it every day in the kitchen and entertaining us with… your rows… So, it was really, really good. I can’t wait to see you outside again.
Arlene stated that “Everybody rallied around and taken care of” her. Thanks to you all, I’ll miss you.
Success: When the food arrived, Matty Lee read the scroll: ‘Celebrities, as a result of Matty and Naughty Boy winning six stars in the Trial, you have hare’
Naughty Boy stated that it wasn’t an easy task but they got it done and it was a great experience. Sorry if anyone feels like the Trials have made them lose out on any other opportunities. This is the show. Life goes on. Your part in my life is important to me. We are grateful.
Kadeena got emotional talking about multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis can be a serious condition that can impact the brain and spine. It can lead to vision problems, impaired arm movement and sensation, and even loss of balance.
Heartfelt: Kadeena became emotional as she discussed her battle with multiple sclerosis, which she was diagnosed with in 2014 after suffering a stroke
“When I became ill, it felt like I had lost control over myself,” she said. That’s when I felt like I had lost control of myself. Your kindness has helped me remember Kadeena. My illness doesn’t define me.
“But my best moments are those when I am unwell. Those are the times when I feel loved and supported by everyone around me. Thank you to everyone who played a part in this.
Gross Vegas was the trial that Naughty Boy and Matty Le faced on Sunday. They were awarded six stars by camp.
Naughty Boys’ 7th series challenge saw the DJ, aged 40, and the Olympic diver at 23 work their way through four Las Vegas-themed games to try and earn camp stars.
Matty had to eat two portions of turkey testicles, after Matty landed on this symbol twice during the Russian (Rotten?) Roulette trial.
We are here: Gross Vegas was Sunday’s trial. Matty and Naughty Boy took on the task. They earned six camp stars.
Ew: The gruesome challenge involved the DJ, 40 and the Olympic diver, 23, working their way through four Las Vegas-themed games in a bid to earn stars for camp
Gruesome: Matty was dealt the hand of eating two servings of turkey testicles after landing on this symbol twice during the trial’s rendition of Russian (Rotten) Roulette
Dec reminded Dec that Dec had to spin twice before the round, and Matty responded: “That’s great, you have two chances to eat a penis.”
The second round was a struggle for the pair. They were covered with castle creatures as they tried to locate three jokers from a 300-card pack. The pair only managed to retrieve one.
Naughty Boy received two stars at Gross Vegas for his third installment. It was nicknamed Snake Eyes.
The Grot Machine is what the campmates faced last, where they were drenched in fish guts, offal and gunge as they tried to catch coveted stars. For this round they caught only one star.
“I washed and cleaned my boxers, now I look!” Naughty Boy made a joke at the conclusion.
Tough: The pair struggled during the second round, which saw them covered in castle critters as they attempted to find three jokers out of a pack of 300 playing card
Gently does it. Naughty Boy received two stars at Gross Vegas for his third installment, which was called Snake Eyes.
Gross: Campmates were last faced with the Grot Machine, in which they were covered in offal, fish guts and gunge while trying to capture the coveted stars.
On Sunday’s episode, contestants completed the final portion of the Lair Challenge and received fishy water.
Snoochie and Frankie were paired up while Simon and Naughty Boy were together and Danny returned to team up with Matty for the second instalment of the gruelling task.
The pairs were then shackled together in cauldrons, and they were given water while trying to put pieces on a rod.
It looks fishy! Contestants on I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! They were given a lot of fishy water as they took on the Lair challenge.
They could then hook the key from its holder to the rod and untie their shackles once the rod was sufficiently long.
Simon stated to Naughty Boy that he was a snitch.
Snoochie screamed: ‘It stinks of fish – it’s just gone in my mouth!’
Eeek! Frankie and Snoochie were joined by Simon Gregson, Naughty Boy and Naughty Boy. Danny Miller returned with Matty Lee to complete the second installment of this grueling task.
Danny later said of his partner: ‘Matty was amazing at it – he was good at screwing.’
Her later statement was: “When I open my mouth to scream, an actual fishgut went into my mouth.”
Danny and Matty were the first to escape. Danny exclaimed: “Gold again, for this boy!”
Frankie, Snoochie and Snoochie came in second place and broke the bell as they tried to ring it. Simon and Naughty Boys finished last.
Gruelling: The pairs were tied in cauldrons, and then they were bathed with water as they attempted to put together rod pieces.
Elsewhere, Danny admitted he wanted to marry David in a hilarious moment during Sunday night’s episode.
The Emmerdale actor, who is now 30, said that he feels safer sleeping beside the ex-footballer (54), after being forced to lie on the ground as punishment by The Lair.
He said, “It’s weird how I just had a better nights sleep sleeping next to you.” It makes me feel more secure.
In a funny moment, Danny Miller (30) admitted that he wants to wed David Ginola (54).
Danny laughed and said, “If David Ginola wanted me to marry him. I’m sorry Steph. But the wedding venue is booked.” That would also make for a fantastic wedding. Think of all the guests that might attend. Yeah, it’s tempting.’
Danny confessed his love to David while the ex-player at Newcastle United was still washing up with no top.
Simon sings the James Bond theme.
The group was then entertained by The Full Monty’s hilarious version performed by the men.
The Emmerdale stars also shared their feelings of safety when they slept next to each other after being forced to doze on the floor by The Lair.
Temperature is rising
Funny: Danny stated: “If David Ginola asks me to marry him. I’m sorry Steph. But the wedding venue is booked!”
Haha: The men then treated the group to their own hilarious rendition of The Full Monty, which had the camp in stitches
A poignant moment saw Snoochie open about her facial birthmark and she revealed she was worried people would think she was a ‘catfish’ after covering it up for social media photos for so long.
When you appear to be something different online than what you actually are, you’re called a catfish.
Naughty Boy and Frankie Bridge spoke to the 29-year-old radio personality. It’s not me.
Insecurity: Snoochie was vulnerable to sharing her facial birthmark in a poignant moment
Speaking out: She revealed her concern that people will think she’s a catfish after she has been hiding it for too long in social media posts.
It was sad: Her mother said that she thought people would think she’s a catfish. It’s not me!
“Insta” is where you can show off your best angles. I don’t edit my face, but obviously I’ll put like… if I’ve got spots I hide it, with my birthmark I cover it with make-up.’
Snoochie’s right eye is where her birthmark is.
Snoochie confessed: ‘I muted [the word]My Instagram has catfish. What are some places you can muffle words? I am proud to have revealed my birthmark, and all the stuff it contains for the first times.
Frankie spoke then in the Telegraph, saying that Snoochie believed her birthmark to be an imperfection. “I don’t believe she could have been further off the truth.