TV presenter Richard Madeley has stated he’s “really fine” however is leaving I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! after being taken to medical institution.
Medics at the ITV display entered the camp at Gwrych Castle in north Wales early on Thursday and known as an ambulance.
Posting on line on Thursday, Madeley stated: “I began out to experience in brief sick withinside the small hours of the morning and became taken to medical institution as a precaution.”
He have to now depart the display due to the fact he has damaged its Covid protection bubble.
The 65-year-antique stated he had “had the time of my life” at the programme and became “gutted” to be not able to re-join, however burdened that the “protection of all of the campmates is the primary priority”.
He wrote: “I’m rather excited to look at their adventure continue… even extra so at the possibility of being someplace a touch hotter than Gwrych Castle.
“Thank you to everybody who supported me on my short however absolutely unforgettable adventure – I’ve made a few wonderful friends.”
A assertion from the display stated: “Our strict Covid protocols method Richard has alas needed to depart the display as he’s now not withinside the bubble the celebs shape while coming into the citadel.
“He has been a really awesome campmate and we thank him for being a part of this series.”
Earlier on Thursday, an ITV spokesman stated: “Richard became sick withinside the early hours and became straight away visible through our on-webweb page clinical team.
“He’s due to the fact that been taken to medical institution as a precaution, the fitness and protection of our campmates is our priority.”
The Welsh Ambulance Service stated it became known as to a “clinical emergency” on the citadel in Abergele, Conwy, at 05:40 three GMT.
“We despatched a paramedic in a fast reaction automobile and an emergency ambulance to the scene, and one affected person became taken to medical institution,” they stated.
Reacting to the news, Madeley’s Good Morning Britain colleague Susanna Reid tweeted: “Sending love – desire he is feeling good enough now. Doing awesome task on #IACGMOOH and being supportive to everybody. Get properly quickly Richard.”
Fish guts and offal
No information of his contamination were revealed. It got here the morning after he had slid head first right into a sewer of rotten fruit and greens in the course of a trial.
The Castle Kitchen Nightmares mission noticed him hunt for 10 hidden stars in a kitchen “complete of citadel critters” after a public vote.
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Rotten meals became dumped on Madeley, who stated: “That’s seven lots of fruit, I’ll by no means discover a famous person in here. Oh, it is freezing.”
“Oh, that is certainly, certainly hard…there may be simply no manner of sorting the wheat from the [chaff],”
After looking in darkish chambers for 10 minutes, as fish guts and offal fell on him, Madeley controlled to get 4 out of 10 stars, securing a meal of squirrel for his camp-mates.
Madeley instructed Metro earlier than he went into the citadel: “I certainly desire I do get voted for the trials. The element approximately this programme is you should not pass into it in case you take yourself remotely seriously.”
He had additionally stated his roles withinside the camp could be prepare dinner dinner and interviewer.
“I will ask questions in camp. Unless you’re curious, you do not study people,”
Madeley made his call along spouse Judy Finnigan on ITV’s This Morning from 1988 to 2001, and extra these days has co-hosted Good Morning Britain, in addition to doing stints on BBC Radio 2.
A acquainted face to millions, the TV presenter have been requested to do I’m A Celebrity many times – however stated this time round he “realised the time had come to enjoy it.”