Richard Madeley Not Returning To I’m A Celebrity After Stay In Hospital

, Richard Madeley Not Returning To I’m A Celebrity After Stay In Hospital, The Evepost Huff News
, Richard Madeley Not Returning To I’m A Celebrity After Stay In Hospital, The Evepost Huff News

In a statement, he’s assured his supporters that he’s “absolutely fine”, but will not be permitted to return to the show after leaving camp due to Covid restrictions.

“Firstly just to say that I’m absolutely FINE,” he said. “I started to feel briefly unwell in the small hours of the morning and was taken to hospital as a precaution.

“By leaving the camp, I had consequently broken the Covid ‘bubble’ and as such I’ve had to leave the castle and all the wonderful celebs that remain in the camp.”

, Richard Madeley Not Returning To I’m A Celebrity After Stay In Hospital, The Evepost Huff News

He added: “Obviously I’m gutted to be leaving so soon but the safety of all the campmates is the number one priority. I’m incredibly excited to watch their journey continue… even more so at the prospect of being somewhere a little warmer than Gwrych Castle…

“Thank you to everyone who supported me on my brief but completely unforgettable adventure – I’ve made some great friends and honestly had the time of my life.”

An ITV spokesperson confirmed: “Our strict Covid protocols means Richard has sadly had to leave the show as he is no longer in the bubble the celebrities form when entering the castle. He has been a truly brilliant campmate and we thank him for being part of this series.”