The 2022 series of I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! is in full flow and tonight (18 November) will see the first star eliminated from the show.
This season has been one of the most headline-making in the programme’s history, with former health secretary Matt Hancock’s arrival leading to Boy George crying on camera about nearly losing his mother during the pandemic, and Charlene White schooling the politician over his decision to join the show.
On Friday 18 November, Charlene White became the first person to be eliminated following the public vote.
Big moments from the 20th series have so far included Seann Walsh opening up about his Strictly cheating scandal to Corrie star Sue Cleaver, Hancock saying he’s looking for forgiveness, and former Rugby player Mike Tindall’s eyebrow-raising Princess Anne story.
Ex-footballer Jill Scott also got a cockroach stuck in her ear. “It’s in my brain!” she cried. Ouch.
Read updates on the latest jungle antics below...
I’m a Celeb 2022
What happened to Kiosk Keith?
Who is Charlene White?
22:37 , Nicole Vassell
Charlene’s out of the jungle now, but before you miss her too much, here’s your guide to the newsreader and Loose Women presenter.
Matt Hancock has survived the first public vote
22:31 , Nicole Vassell
Though some may have expected the MP to be the first to head home, the former health secretary lives to survive another day in the jungle!
The prospect has surprised some on social media...
— Purplefrog3091 (@purplefrog3091) November 18, 2022
22:24 , Nicole Vassell
Charlene White is the first person to be eliminated from this year’s I’m a Celebrity after the public vote.
22:10 , Nicole Vassell
Very “last day at school” vibes right now, as the campmates enjoy their final night as a full group of 11.
22:07 , Nicole Vassell
If there’s any quote to take away from tonight’s ep, it’s got to be Owen’s note about seeing Matt not washing his hands after handling the bird poo on his chair.
“‘Happy birthday twice’, he told me!” flashing back to the early pandemic advice of musical handwashing...
— Sophie (@SophieMullan17) November 18, 2022
22:04 , Nicole Vassell
Not long to wait before we find out this year’s first eliminated celebrity!
Here’s who might be at risk tonight, according to the odds:
And the new camp leader is...
22:00 , Nicole Vassell
...Mike Tindall! And he’s chosen Sue Cleaver as his deputy. As a result, they can’t lift a finger.
Here’s your guide to the new head of the camp:
21:56 , Nicole Vassell
“I have been hating on you, I have to be honest” – Boy George to Matt Hancock. So frank!
Boy George and Matt Hancock: a showdown
21:55 , Nicole Vassell
Say how you feel then, Boy George!
In a private moment with Seann, the Culture Club singer said of the MP: “Can’t stand Matt. I have tried to like him and I’ve failed. I find him slimy, I find him slippery. I find him just… I made a joke about chocolate. He just looked at me like… I wanted to say, ‘What are you looking at? Don’t you look at me like that.’”
21:47 , Nicole Vassell
ARGH, Matt Hancock being strong and wrong about when the Walkman was invented.
Matt says it’s 1984... and Google says it’s 1979. Ouch. And the treat for the day is gone!
And RV-gate is explained!
21:42 , Nicole Vassell
Charlene tells Sue that she can’t stay in the RV with Matt as it may impact her partiality as a journalist and newsreader.
Perhaps she has a point – once someone knows whether you snore or not, it may be hard to ask them hard-hitting questions about government policy in the future...
21:30 , Nicole Vassell
Aww, that’s the spirit, campers! Everyone’s being very supportive to Charlene after the trial.
“We’ll make it work,” says Owen, while Sue says she wouldn’t have done any better.
21:26 , Nicole Vassell
And there’s the phrase! Charlene’s said “I’m a celebrity, get me out of here!” and the Trial is over, with two stars collected.
21:23 , Nicole Vassell
One star in the bag! Charlene is very scared, but Boy George is trying to encourage her with all the “babes” he can...
21:20 , Nicole Vassell
Will Charlene make it through her very first trial? Social media seems... unsure.
— kito ☕️ local sket (@chinensdoll) November 18, 2022
21:15 , Nicole Vassell
Ahh, Sue... keeping it real as ever:
— ❄️⛄️ Sophie Grant ❄️⛄️ (@SophieLGranttt) November 18, 2022
21:14 , Nicole Vassell
Here comes the trial! Time for Charlene and Boy George to submerge themselves in a watery grave...
Seann Walsh’s rap talents leave Chris Moyles wanting no more
21:13 , Nicole Vassell
Seann Walsh busted out of Limp Bizkit for the camp’s entertainment, but according to Chris Moyles, “Seann has the rhythm of a chair.”
Here’s more about Seann Walsh, part-time rapper (apparently):
21:10 , Nicole Vassell
Ooop, clearly no-one should get between Owen and his food – Matt’s request for extra snacks last night did not go down well.
“To come back here and ask if there’s any spare food, when I’m around. If there’s any spare food I’m cleaning it up,” he told Scarlette in the morning.
21:05 , Nicole Vassell
And we’re off! On first looks at the teaser, it seems as if trouble’s brewing between Boy George and Matt Hancock... to be fair, it’s been a long time coming:
20:57 , Nicole Vassell
Just a few minutes to go before we hear those familiar jungle drums...
Matt Hancock: His career and controversies
20:47 , Nicole Vassell
Before he was an I’m a Celebrity Bushtucker Trial mainstay, Matt Hancock was best known for being an MP and the former health secretary during the Covid lockdowns.
Here is a brief summary of his career and controversies before jungle life...
When is I’m a Celeb on tonight?
20:15 , Nicole Vassell
There’s less than an hour left to wait for the next episode of I’m a Celebrity, fans!
Boy George: Who is the Culture Club singer?
19:45 , Nicole Vassell
Ahead of his trial tonight, here’s your speedy guide to all things Boy George...
19:15 , Nicole Vassell
Here’s a peek at Charlene White in her first Bushtucker Trial tonight, named “Watery Grave”...
— I'm A Celebrity... (@imacelebrity) November 18, 2022
Who will go first?
18:45 , Nicole Vassell
The first elimination of the season is nearly upon us. Although Olivia Attwood withdrew on medical grounds after day one, this is the first time the camp will lose a celebrity due to the public vote.
But who faces the chop first?
Where is the I’m a Celebrity jungle?
18:14 , Nicole Vassell
If you’ve ever wondered where exactly the I’m a Celebrity jungle is, wonder no more: all your questions are answered below:
Who is Charlene White?
16:55 , Nicole Vassell
Ahead of her taking on tonight’s Trial, titled “Watery Grave”, here’s all you need to know about ITV newsreader and Loose Women presenter Charlene White:
ICYMI: Boy George divides fans with discussion of his 2008 conviction
16:23 , Nicole Vassell
Boy George is set to take on the Bushtucker Trial with Charlene White this evening.
Perhaps his selection for the challenge came out of some viewers taking issue with his unwillingness to discuss his 2008 conviction – as when Scarlette Douglas asked him about “some guy in handcuffs and a radiator”, the Culture Club star deemed her curiosity “inappropriate”.
Here’s the story in full:
Do campmates get paid?
15:40 , Nicole Vassell
Though I’m a Celebrity contestants often leave talking about how much the experience has given them, it’s not just lifelong memories they go home with – it’s a whole lot of cash, too.
Here’s how much this year’s celebrities are earning while in the jungle:
A guide to all things Jill Scott
15:10 , Nicole Vassell
After her debacle with a cockroach on last night’s episode, Jill Scott has earned even more public favour than before – after all, it’s not easy to have an insect crawl into your ear!
Here’s all you need to know about the England lioness:
14:00 , Ellie Harrison
Here’s a first look at tonight’s challenge...
13:30 , Ellie Harrison
Our writer Jessie Thompson playfully imagined what might happen if Matt Hancock actually won the show...
12:44 , Ellie Harrison
Here’s a reminder of what happened when that horrible cockroach tried to make itself a home inside Jill Scott’s ear last night...
The first elimination is tonight
11:10 , Ellie Harrison
The public have been voting, and one star is leaving the jungle in tonight’s show. But who will it be? Here are some predictions...
10:35 , Ellie Harrison
Here’s a peek at Charlene and Boy George tackling today’s Bushtucker Trial: Watery Grave
08:40 , Jacob Stolworthy
If you want some idea of who might be leaving this evening, these odds will help.
Seems like viewers might be saying goodbye to either Charlene White, Boy George or Sue Cleaver.
08:10 , Jacob Stolworthy
The answer to this question is “tonight” – but who will go?
07:50 , Jacob Stolworthy
Good morning to everyone but the cockroach that embedded itself in Jill Scott’s ear.
First elimination to take place on Friday
Thursday 17 November 2022 22:14 , Isobel Lewis
Aaaand what we’ve been expecting – the first campmate will be eliminated during Friday’s show.
You’ve got until Friday night’s show to vote for your favourite contestants.
Boy George and Charlene White to face ‘Watery Grave’ Bushtucker Trial
Thursday 17 November 2022 22:13 , Isobel Lewis
As for tomorrow’s challenge, it’ll be Boy George and Charlene White taking on the “Watery Grave”.
No an ominous title at all...
Thursday 17 November 2022 22:00 , Isobel Lewis
In case you missed it, Jill Scott had to be seen by the camp medic after a cockroach became lodged in her ear.
The England footballer said that it felt like the bug was in her brain.
Thursday 17 November 2022 21:57 , Isobel Lewis
“I thought I was scared of snakes, but I’d never looked one in the eye. I looked two in the eye, I’m blessed.”
Owen Warner is such a quote machine.
Babatúndé Aléshé, Scarlette Douglas and Owen Warner compete for stars
Thursday 17 November 2022 21:56 , Isobel Lewis
With food for the camp up for grabs, BabatuÌndeÌ Aléshé, Scarlette Douglas and Owen Warner are now taking part in the “Jungle on Sea” challenge.
Thursday 17 November 2022 21:41 , Isobel Lewis
Jill Scott... legend!
— I'm A Celebrity... (@imacelebrity) November 17, 2022
Thursday 17 November 2022 21:04 , Isobel Lewis
For the hungry campmates, tonight’s challenge might be a bit much, as there’s going to be a surf-n-turf barbecue up for grabs for the winner.
However, only three contestants can win...
Thursday 17 November 2022 20:40 , Isobel Lewis
Wondered how much this year’s bunch of campmates are being paid to appear on the show? We’ve done the sleuthing so you don’t have to...
Thursday 17 November 2022 20:15 , Isobel Lewis
You can find out more about where I’m a Celebrity is filmed here.
Jill Scott, Mike Tindall and Owen Warner to face Scare Ground trial
Thursday 17 November 2022 19:36 , Isobel Lewis
A sneak peak at tonight’s episode – and it looks like Jill Scott, Mike Tindall and Owen Warner are taking on the Bushtucker Trial!
— I'm A Celebrity... (@imacelebrity) November 17, 2022
Thursday 17 November 2022 16:14 , Isobel Lewis
Earlier this week, former campmate Hollie Arnold hit out at presenters Ant and Dec, claiming that jokes they made about her when she appeared on the show in 2020 “worsened” the online abuse she received.
Thursday 17 November 2022 15:07 , Isobel Lewis
We’re nearly two weeks into this year’s show and, with final taking place on Sunday 27 November, it won’t be long until eliminations begin taking place.
Thursday 17 November 2022 14:07 , Isobel Lewis
It’s the question nobody can bare to think about, but what will happen if Matt Hancock does win I’m a Celebrity?
Thursday 17 November 2022 13:03 , Ellie Harrison
Need a refresher on Matt Hancock’s career and controversies ahead of tonight’s show? Sounds cheery, doesn’t it?
Here you go...
Thursday 17 November 2022 11:00 , Ellie Harrison
Last night, Boy George shut down a conversation about his court case. Read what happened below...
Thursday 17 November 2022 10:31 , Ellie Harrison
In tonight’s show, Jill, Mike and Owen are picked by their campmates to take on the Scareground. Watch a hectic preview here.
Thursday 17 November 2022 09:51 , Ellie Harrison
Chris Moyles’s cousin is on Lorraine right now talking about the radio DJ’s disastrous trial last night
Who could win the show?
Thursday 17 November 2022 09:34 , Ellie Harrison
Here are the latest odds on who could win I’m a Celeb. Matt Hancock’s up there...
Wednesday 16 November 2022 22:28 , Tom Murray
That’s all folks! The next challenge will be voted for by the campmates themselves – and Chris Moyles definitely will not be getting chosen!
Wednesday 16 November 2022 22:25 , Tom Murray
Charlene... Just GO in the RV!!
Wednesday 16 November 2022 22:23 , Tom Murray
One fish for one star and boy does that thing look puny! Chris has his head in his hands. Boy George has a single mushroom.
Wednesday 16 November 2022 22:16 , Tom Murray
Correction: FOUR balls for Owen!
Wednesday 16 November 2022 22:15 , Tom Murray
Owen has three balls! Turns out the key is just to moan about being hungry the whole time.
Wednesday 16 November 2022 22:13 , Tom Murray
Jill and Owen really carrying the team here
Wednesday 16 November 2022 22:11 , Tom Murray
Next up at the Unfair Funfair: The Terrible Teacup. Boy George’s take? A good cup of tea is better than sex.
Wednesday 16 November 2022 22:05 , Tom Murray
Sue has her ball and she very graciously agrees to give it to the perpetually starving Owen.
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:53 , Tom Murray
Hard to explain what Matt, Mike, Scarlette and Seann are doing now, but Mike Tindall is very good at shooting a water gun.
PMQs: Camp edition
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:46 , Tom Murray
Matt Hancock is not happy to debate defence spending: “I’m not doing it”. And Boy George’s feud with Scarlette seems to be intensifying.
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:38 , Tom Murray
This is awkward... Scarlette is asking Boy George about his infamous 2009 imprisonment and he is not happy at all.
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:32 , Tom Murray
No luck getting those stars then? Just the one star, actually.
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:31 , Tom Murray
He’s not even using the spanner! What is happening!
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:30 , Tom Murray
He’s dropped his stars!!! This is disastrous...
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:26 , Tom Murray
It’s not going well... Chris is apologising profusely as he walks through this tight flooded tunnel. It does look horrendous to be fair.
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:24 , Tom Murray
“Just cockroaches so far,” says Dec. It doesn’t do much to assuage Chris’ panic.
Chris Moyles looks genuinely terrified
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:15 , Tom Murray
Moyles is off to do the Bushtucker Trial and boy does he look terrified. Lots of hugs with the rest of camp before he leaves.
Brilliant story from Chris
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:13 , Tom Murray
The camp mates are talking about the times they’ve arrived late for work. Moyles, I think, wins.
“I’ve arrived at the studio, got out of the cab, walked in, as the jingle’s playing… I just walked through the door, put my headphones on, went, ‘Good morning everybody’. It was timed to perfection, but we all started laughing rather than carry on and be cool.”
Wednesday 16 November 2022 21:05 , Tom Murray
Will I ever be able to get the image of Mike Tindall’s budgie smugglers out of my head? Who knows.
Here we go again...
Wednesday 16 November 2022 20:27 , Tom Murray
Evening folks! We’re back for another episode starting soon – and this time, somehow, Matt Hancock is not the one doing the trial! Chris Moyles will take today's Bushtucker Trial, “Boiling Point”. Sounds ominous.
Mike Tindall ‘broke royal protocol’ by calling politicians ‘f***ers’ on I’m A Celebrity
Wednesday 16 November 2022 10:15 , Peony Hirwani
Mike Tindall has reportedly “breached royal protocol” after sharing his views on politicians during the most recent episode of ITV’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
“I just think all politicians are f***ers,” he said. “I mean, for them to even have the conversation just because they’re all Boris fans that didn’t like how Boris was ousted that you won’t pick the best person for the job, that sums politicians up.”
Matt Hancock surprises I’m a Celeb viewers with honest view on Liz Truss’ ‘political career’
Wednesday 16 November 2022 05:00 , Peony Hirwani
ICYMI: Matt Hancock shared his honest views on Liz Truss’s “political career” on I’m a Celebrity... Ge Me Out of Here.
When Coronation Street star Sue Cleaver asked Hancock “what went wrong” with Truss, who resigned as prime minister after just 45 days in office, he replied: “In a way, they were unlucky in that globally interest rates all went up, just at the time that they were also bringing in a financial statement where you say, ‘We’re going to do all these expensive things and we’re not going to say how we’re going to pay for them.’
Cleaver then asked Hancock: “Where does that leave her now?” to which he replied: “Her political career is over. Totally finished. No ambiguity at all.”
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:19 , Jacob Stolworthy
During tonight’s episode. Matt Hancock shared the contestants of a text message he sent Boris Johnson in the wake of Liz Truss’s resignation.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:19 , Jacob Stolworthy
The ITV News bulletin just then announcing “Matt Hancock under fire form voters.” I wonder why.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:17 , Jacob Stolworthy
Aaaand the person doing the next trial is... Chris Moyles. He made the mistake of showing fear!
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:16 , Jacob Stolworthy
It might be Boy George or Chris Moyles.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:15 , Jacob Stolworthy
So, who’s going to be doing the next trial? We’re about to find out.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:14 , Jacob Stolworthy
For the three stars the celebs got earlier, they have been treated to a nice tasty meal of... crocodile feet.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:12 , Jacob Stolworthy
For crying out loud, now he’s catwalking. I don’t think I’m the only one who’s thinking enough is enough.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:05 , Jacob Stolworthy
Scarlette is now teaching him the dance to “Candy”. Make it stopppppppp.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:04 , Jacob Stolworthy
Matt Hancock singing “Dancing Queen” or should we say: Matt Hancock butchering a classic.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 22:03 , Jacob Stolworthy
Wondering where Kiosk Keith is? Us too!
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:52 , Jacob Stolworthy
The campmates then decided to grill Matt on his Liz Truss views.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:52 , Jacob Stolworthy
“I wonder if Rishi is still in power,” Scarlette says. Matt Hancock seems certain he is.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:48 , Jacob Stolworthy
The next trial is called “Boiling Point” – and Babatúndé is exempt from it.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:47 , Jacob Stolworthy
Owen Warner is being both a) encouraging to Babatúndé and b) auditioning for his TED Talk.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:46 , Jacob Stolworthy
Jill, please don’t put the idea of Matt Hancock on Love Island in our heads.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:44 , Jacob Stolworthy
Lioness Jill Scott leading Matt Hancock and Seann Walsh in a morning run. Either that or she’s running away from them. I reckon the latter.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:43 , Jacob Stolworthy
Babatúndé says he had “butterfingers” – you can say that again. Three out of 11 stars. His campmates are not gonna be happy...
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:41 , Jacob Stolworthy
This is a paltry effort. I’m counting two stars? Maybe three.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:39 , Jacob Stolworthy
This has left Chris Moyles essentially standing in a box doing nothing other than gettig absolutely covered in bugs.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:38 , Jacob Stolworthy
So, for this trial, the trio have to work as a team, to unscrew stars in their respective boxes – Boy George at the bottom, followed by Babatúndé and the Chris.
The only problem being? Babatúndé keeps dropping his.
Tuesday 15 November 2022 21:35 , Jacob Stolworthy
Chris Moyles, meet green ants and cockroaches.
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