Olivia Attwood’s fiancé Bradley Dack insists Love Island star is ‘fine’ after being forced to quit


She was forced to leave the I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! jungle earlier today due to medical reasons.

And Olivia Attwood’s fiancée Bradley Dack has confirmed that the TV personality is ‘fine’, but will be ‘gutted’ with the early departure – after just 24 hours in the jungle.

But admitting that even he doesn’t know why she is leaving, the footballer told MailOnline: ‘I just saw it in the news, like anyone else’.

Speaking to MailOnline, Bradley said: ‘She’ll be gutted. I think she’s fine, but I haven’t spoken to her.

‘I’m really not sure what’s happened. ‘I just saw it in the news, like anyone else. I’m waiting for a call.’

After making history as the first Love Island personality to compete on the ITV show, the 31-year-old reality star has now left the camp after being involved in a reported ‘medical drama’. 

She is now already on her way home to be consoled by her fiancée Bradley after trying in vain to beg show bosses to return to the camp. 

The dream is over: Olivia has been forced to quit I'm A Celebrity ! Get Me Out Of Here... after just one day in the jungle due to medical grounds

The dream is over: Olivia has been forced to quit I’m A Celebrity ! Get Me Out Of Here… after just one day in the jungle due to medical grounds 

A show spokesman told MailOnline: ‘As a precautionary measure Olivia needed to leave the jungle to undergo some medical checks. 

‘Unfortunately, the medical team has advised it is not safe for Olivia to return to camp as there needs to be further investigation. She has been absolutely brilliant and she’ll be very much missed on the show.’

Olivia’s early exit means she’s tied for the shortest stint in camp after EastEnders actress Elaine Lordan also withdrew after just 24 hours during the 2005 series when she fainted twice in one day. 

It’s a shock blow to the ITV series, which returned on Sunday night with two million more viewers than last year, after spending two years being filmed in Wales due to the Covid pandemic. 

Olivia has not spoken publicly about any health issues. She previously confessed that she is left ‘constantly overwhelmed’ by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and has taken medication for anxiety and depression. 

During the action-packed launch show, Olivia’s jungle experience got off to a pleasant start when she was chosen to be a VIP campmate by the audience and chose fellow campmate Chris Moyles, 48, to be her companion for a lavish meal in a roped-off area. 

The reality star and the radio legend were then given a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ as they faced the ultimate skydive entrance.

Chris and Olivia had been enjoying their meal when they received some information, which read: ‘Olivia and Chris, we hope you enjoyed your meal. It’s now time to begin your journey into camp and as VIPs you’re going to get a taste of the high life by jumping out of a chopper at 10,000ft.’

Catching a flight: She is now already on her way home to be consoled by her fiancée Bradley Dack after trying in vain to beg show bosses to return to the camp (pictured at Brisbane Airport at 7pm local time)

Catching a flight: She is now already on her way home to be consoled by her fiancée Bradley Dack after trying in vain to beg show bosses to return to the camp (pictured at Brisbane Airport at 7pm local time) 

Chris said to Olivia: ‘You take me for a prawn and then in a helicopter – you’re a s*** date;’ as Olivia laughed: ‘It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity. I just need to get back on safe ground in one piece – both boobs, all the veneers, everything.’

After completing the jump first, an emotional Olivia said: ‘Oh my god I’m crying, that’s the most amazing thing I’ve ever done, ever. That is incredible. Top 10 experience of my life. Just amazing.’

Taking in her surroundings she added: ‘I didn’t expect to be landing on a beach – where the hell are we?’

Olivia rose to fame on Love Island in 2017, where she coupled up with Chris Hughes, and has since fronted her own reality series, Olivia Meets Her Match starring her footballer fiancée, Bradley, as well as an ITV2 docu-series on the sex industry.

Olivia announced her engagement to Bradley in October 2019, sharing sweet snaps of the couple on a beach in Dubai after the footballer popped the question. She admitted prior to entering the jungle that sex would be the thing she will miss most in the outback. 

It's over: After making history as the first Love Island personality to compete on the ITV show, the 31-year-old reality star has now left the camp after being involved in a reported 'medical drama'

It’s over: After making history as the first Love Island personality to compete on the ITV show, the 31-year-old reality star has now left the camp after being involved in a reported ‘medical drama’

Taking the plunge: The reality star and the radio legend were then given a 'once in a lifetime opportunity' as they faced the ultimate skydive entrance

Taking the plunge: The reality star and the radio legend were then given a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ as they faced the ultimate skydive entrance 

Taking to Twitter as the news broke, former Queen Of The Jungle Georgia Toffolo tweeted: ‘Nooooooooooo @oliviajade_att having to leave the jungle on medical grounds?! I’m so upset’. 

Other fans penned: ‘devastated fans penned: ‘the way we’ve been robbed of Olivia Attwood annihilating Matt Hancock in less than a day #ImACeleb’ ; Olivia attwood gone after a day?? Fs wanted her to pop off at Matt Hancock #ImACeleb #ImACelebrity 

Unwell: Olivia's early exit means she's tied for the shortest stint in camp after EastEnders actress Elaine Lordan also withdrew after just 24 hours during the 2005 series

Unwell: Olivia’s early exit means she’s tied for the shortest stint in camp after EastEnders actress Elaine Lordan also withdrew after just 24 hours during the 2005 series 

‘Olivia Attwood has left the jungle to “undergo some medical checks” and won’t be returning to camp. Gutted – I honestly thought she was finalist material #ImACeleb’ ‘Olivia Attwood is my spirit animal, gutteddd she’s left the jungle.’

Olivia’s final scenes will air on Monday night’s show when she takes on a gruesome challenge.  

Elsewhere on Sunday’s launch show, Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly confirmed there will be two extra arrivals to the camp and poked fun at Tory MP Matt Hancock.  

After the former Health Secretary’s appearance on the show was widely publicised, Dec quipped: ‘You are going to be surprised, guys. We are going to be rolling out the welcome mat for them soon.’

Matt, 44, was seen arriving in Australia earlier this week after it emerged he was going to make a controversial appearance on the show. He will also be joined later in the series by comedian Seann Walsh.

Funnyman Seann was caught kissing his Strictly Come Dancing professional partner Katya Jones in 2018 when he appeared on the show while he was dating actress Rebecca Humphries. 

This year’s series has returned to the jungle for the first time in three years after the coronavirus pandemic meant recent series have been filmed in Gwrych Castle in Wales as travel restrictions prevented journeying Down Under. 

Viewers at home were delighted by the comeback of the hit show, admitting that it felt like ‘normal service had resumed’ after filming returned to Australia following two years in north Wales.

Upset: Taking to Twitter as the news broke, former Queen Of The Jungle Georgia Toffolo led the frustrated fans

Upset: Taking to Twitter as the news broke, former Queen Of The Jungle Georgia Toffolo led the frustrated fans 

On Sunday, Chris Moyles was the first celebrity to arrive in a luxurious black Rolls Royce. The star admitted he was hoping to endear himself to the public, saying: ‘People are going to be so pleased to see Chris Moyles. 

‘They’re going to say, “Wow, he’s so much nicer than I thought he was going to be. He’s not an a**ehole.”‘

Following on from Chris was former Love Island star Olivia. She said: ‘I do think that with reality TV people in general there is an idea that we’re lacking in the brains department and I’m going to confirm that.’

Of the show’s tough trials, she said: ‘My nerves are not actually trial-based. They’re more actually living with other people but I got used to that on Love Island… I think the shower and toilet stuff doesn’t actually phase me! I pee in the garden every time I go out.’

Jokers: Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly confirmed there will be two extra arrivals to the I'm A Celebrity camp and poked fun at Tory MP Matt Hancock, expected to be one of them, as the show launched on Sunday night

Jokers: Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly confirmed there will be two extra arrivals to the I’m A Celebrity camp and poked fun at Tory MP Matt Hancock, expected to be one of them, as the show launched on Sunday night

Charlene White was the third star to make appearance on the show. The ITV newsreader and Loose Women anchor said: ‘Of all the shows I said I was never going to do, I’m A Celeb was definitely one of those… How do I think I’m going to cope? I’m not an outdoorsy person.’

Charlene has previously said she would not be able to resist crying on the show as she struggles to cope with the tough jungle living conditions.

The fourth celebrity to appear on screens was former England footballer Jill Scott. The Lionesses star said on entry: ‘My biggest achievement was winning the Euros against Germany. 90,000 people at Wembley. The best day of my life. My next step is entering the jungle which I’m very excited about.

Comedian and actor Babatunde Aleshe was the fifth star to enter, meeting the rest of the celebrities at a lavish villa: ‘I definitely don’t like rats. I had a hamster once and I was really scared of it.’

All stars: (L-R) Radio host Chris Moyles, ITV newsreader and Loose Women anchor Charlene White, former footballer Jill Scott, former Love Island star Olivia Attwood and comedian Babatunde Aleshe were the first five stars to appear

All stars: (L-R) Radio host Chris Moyles, ITV newsreader and Loose Women anchor Charlene White, former footballer Jill Scott, former Love Island star Olivia Attwood and comedian Babatunde Aleshe were the first five stars to appear

‘Can I camp? No! I’m not that crazy. Do I have survival skills? Yes! I’m from Tottenham. We run.

‘I’m scared of everything. Rats, spiders, snakes and at the top of that is frogs… Have you ever seen a toad?! Toads are huge! This is Australia, man. They’ve got animals that they ain’t even discovered yet.’

The group was greeted by hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly who expressed their excitement at being back in Australia after two years, after the show was held in Wales due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The duo explained the stars would not be heading into the jungle together, with one of the stars being named a Jungle VIP – Olivia was voted for the role by the public.

She was able to choose one of her fellow contestants to join her for a VIP meal at the villa, with Olivia choosing radio DJ Chris.

New friend: After being named a jungle VIP, Olivia was able to choose one of her fellow contestants to join her for a meal at the villa, with Olivia choosing radio DJ Chris

New friend: After being named a jungle VIP, Olivia was able to choose one of her fellow contestants to join her for a meal at the villa, with Olivia choosing radio DJ Chris

The rest of the group were told they would be leaving the villa and that they would have to earn their food on their way to their camp.

Chris said: ‘I think VIP realistically means we get to have a plate of fruit and then we get to do something that scares the living s**t out of me.’

Ant and Dec explained that VIP actually means Very Isolated Person.

Olivia told Chris on why she chose him as her VIP: ‘I know you’ve got a good sense of humour and we’re obviously going to spend some time together so we can have a laugh.’

Jill, Babtunde and Charlene were then seen lifting off in a helicopter and flying over the Pacific Ocean towards a 32-storey tall tower block to take part in the infamous ‘Walk The Plank’ challenge.

Gripping: They were told there were three stars for collection which they could exchange for meals and they needed to walk to the end of the plank, let go of the rope securing them and they would win their meals for camp

Gripping: They were told there were three stars for collection which they could exchange for meals and they needed to walk to the end of the plank, let go of the rope securing them and they would win their meals for camp

They were told there were three stars for collection which they could exchange for meals and they needed to walk to the end of the plank, let go of the rope securing them and they would win their meals for camp.

While Charlene quickly made her way out to the end of the plank, which was swiftly removed so she could not turn back, Babatunde had to fight his instincts to convince himself to take tiny steps forward.

The comedian was unable to walk to the end and called ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!’ and walked backwards to the roof of the building to return to safety.

Jill was able to quickly complete the task, marching towards the end of the plank without a second guess.

Both Charlene and Jill were then tasked with standing on a slant at the end of the plank and leaning forward to look over the edge while holding on to a wire behind them.

To complete the task both Jill and Charlene had to let go of the rope and launch themselves off the end of the plank where they were left suspended in mid air on a wire.

Brave: While Charlene quickly made her way out to the end of the plank, which was swiftly removed so she could not turn back, Babatunde had to fight his instincts to convince himself to take tiny steps forward

Brave: While Charlene quickly made her way out to the end of the plank, which was swiftly removed so she could not turn back, Babatunde had to fight his instincts to convince himself to take tiny steps forward

After enjoying their lavish meal together at the villa, Olivia and Chris were seen making their way to the helicopter to complete a skydive over the water off the coast of the city of Surfers Paradise, Queensland and onto a sandy beach.

After jumping out of the aircraft from 10,000 feet, and screaming all the way down, Olivia excitedly declared: ‘That was the most incredible experience of my life! I’m crying!’

With Olivia’s VIP pal Chris having landed safely on the beach, only for the pair to have no clue where they were, the next five celebrities were welcomed onto the show.

Singer Boy George was heard saying he’s perfect for the show because he’s a ‘natural born show off’ before he was joined by Coronation Street actress Sue Cleaver.

High octane: After enjoying their lavish meal together at the villa, Olivia and Chris were seen making their way to the helicopter to complete a skydive

High octane: After enjoying their lavish meal together at the villa, Olivia and Chris were seen making their way to the helicopter to complete a skydive

Hollyoaks star Owen Warner was then seen arriving by boat after saying his worst jungle nightmare would be encountering snakes.

A Place In The Sun presenter Scarlette Douglas then made an entrance, saying she will bring her excellent cooking skills to the jungle camp to contribute.

The final of the second lot of five celebrities to arrive was former rugby player Mike Tindall, who advised his fellow contenders ‘not to choose fear’ when taking part in the gruelling jungle tasks.

Once in a lifetime? Olivia was seen plummeting over the water off the coast of the city of Surfers Paradise, Queensland and onto a sandy beach

Once in a lifetime? Olivia was seen plummeting over the water off the coast of the city of Surfers Paradise, Queensland and onto a sandy beach

Back together: Chris and Olivia were pleased to meet each other on the ground again, hugging one another on the beach

Back together: Chris and Olivia were pleased to meet each other on the ground again, hugging one another on the beach

George was chosen as the VIP for this group, with the performer opting for Scarlette to join him for a meal on a luxury yacht.

Sue, Owen and Mike were seen jetting off in the helicopter before landing in the jungle where they were tasked with completing a number of puzzles.

They were seen rowing across a lake to different games in a bid to collect a number of stars to exchange for meals in camp.

Each member of the group was seen climbing into tanks where they were confronted with a variety of creepy crawlies, including spiders and maggots.

Grand entrance: Boy George was the first of the second lot of five stars to arrive on the show, making an appearance on one of his typically flamboyant outfits

Grand entrance: Boy George was the first of the second lot of five stars to arrive on the show, making an appearance on one of his typically flamboyant outfits

Puzzling things out: Sue was seen steering a boat across a lake where she, Owen and Mike travelled to different puzzles that they had to complete to gain stars to exchange for meals

Puzzling things out: Sue was seen steering a boat across a lake where she, Owen and Mike travelled to different puzzles that they had to complete to gain stars to exchange for meals

Meanwhile, Boy George and Scarlette finished their meal and they were then tasked with rowing to meet Chris and Olivia on their remote desert island.

The other eight contestants were then seen making their way into camp where Babatunde amused himself as he was unable to start the campfire.

He laughed in the Beach Hut as he was joined by sportsman Mike who instantly sparked up the flames to keep the group warm.

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! continues on ITV1 on Monday at 9pm. 

I’M A CELEBRITY 2022: THE FULL LINEUP

BOY GEORGE

BOY GEORGE

BOY GEORGE

AGE: 61

CLAIM TO FAME: Legendary pop star

PHOBIAS: Being scared

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? No, I am going straight into the jungle from playing at various festivals and gigs

ROLE IN THE CAMP: In-house dietician reassuring everyone that they will be ok on the jungle diet. And entertainer – I will sing!

BEST ATTRIBUTE: I am a very positive person and I don’t bear any grudges

DREAM CAMPMATE: It would be funny if my ex, Jon Moss, comes on the programme -but I don’t think that will happen!

CHRIS MOYLES

CHRIS MOYLES

CHRIS MOYLES

AGE: 48

CLAIM TO FAME: Radio DJ

PHOBIAS: I am petrified of heights. I ended up carrying the bags when we took my girlfriend’s niece once to Go Ape as I am so petrified!

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? A friend’s birthday, a wedding, and Leeds United matches

ROLE IN THE CAMP: Entertainer. Hopefully I can help shorten everyone’s boredom.

BEST ATTRIBUTE: Hiding food! I am going to fly out early and sneak into the jungle and hide pot noodles everywhere, then I will be everyone’s best friend!

DREAM CAMPMATE: Ant and Dec…let’s see how they cope for 24 hours!

SUE CLEAVER

SUE CLEAVER

SUE CLEAVER

AGE: 59

CLAIM TO FAME: Playing Eileen Grimshaw in Coronation Street

PHOBIAS: Don’t be ridiculous! I am not going to admit to what I fear most!

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? Coronation Street and we are expecting another grandchild any day, so hopefully it will arrive before I fly out to Australia.

ROLE IN THE CAMP: I will be more of a mum – that is where I will naturally fit.

BEST ATTRIBUTE: I can cook and I am a good listener, so hopefully I will be a friendly ear for everyone.

DREAM CAMPMATE: Good Morning Britain’s Richard Arnold. He is my TV husband and it would be lovely to have an ally in camp!

SCARLETTE DOUGLAS

SCARLETTE DOUGLAS

SCARLETTE DOUGLAS

AGE: 35

CLAIM TO FAME: Presenter of A Place In The Sun

PHOBIAS: Spiders. There is no point in lying about it! I’ve got an irrational fear about them

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? Just a holiday which I can postpone

ROLE IN THE CAMP: Mum, cook and morale booster. I always like to look at the positive side in life

BEST ATTRIBUTE: I can cook and I will be good at making sure everything is tidy in camp

DREAM CAMPMATE: Mo Gilligan. He is hilarious and I totally fancy him!

BABATÚNDÉ ALÉSHÉ

BABATÚNDÉ ALÉSHÉ

BABATÚNDÉ ALÉSHÉ

AGE: 36

CLAIM TO FAME: Comedian

PHOBIAS: I am scared of absolutely everything. Snakes, rats – I am fearful of them all and I am dreading the trials

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? I was going on tour but we’ve postponed it now until next year

ROLE IN THE CAMP: Tension breaker. If I can break tension anywhere it starts up in the camp, then I will do that. We don’t need to be bickering as it will be a first-time experience for everyone

BEST ATTRIBUTE: Hopefully I will bring some humour to the camp

DREAM CAMPMATE: I am a big Arsenal fan and so any ex-Arsenal player would be great. I am looking forward to chatting to Ant & Dec about football

MIKE TINDALL

MIKE TINDALL

MIKE TINDALL

AGE: 44

CLAIM TO FAME: Rugby Union player and married to Princess Anne’s daughter Zara Tindall

PHOBIAS: I haven’t admitted to having any phobias but in a weird way, I am looking forward to taking part in the trials!

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? My podcast series and the rugby Internationals this autumn

ROLE IN THE CAMP: Morning motivator. I would like to see everyone get on well and us all have a great experience

BEST ATTRIBUTE: I am a positive person

DREAM CAMPMATE: Samuel L Jackson would be cool. He has lived the life!

OWEN WARNER

OWEN WARNER

OWEN WARNER

AGE: 23

CLAIM TO FAME: Playing Romeo Nightingale in Hollyoaks

PHOBIAS: Snakes!

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? I am a big fan of football so I will miss watching the start of the World Cup

ROLE IN THE CAMP: Entertainer and games coordinator

BEST ATTRIBUTE: It is definitely not my cooking skills or brains!

DREAM CAMPMATE: Any of the Leicester City starting 11!

CHARLENE WHITE

CHARLENE WHITE 

CHARLENE WHITE

AGE: 42

CLAIM TO FAME: ITV newsreader and Loose Women anchor

PHOBIAS: I am not sure what my fear factor will be because I’ve never had rodents, spiders and snakes crawling all over me!

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? My children’s annual school ball which I am gutted about

ROLE IN THE CAMP: Mum and cook. I don’t mind falling into that position

BEST ATTRIBUTE: I like to listen and talk. I love learning about people and I have a natural curiosity for people

DREAM CAMPMATE: Colin Murray and Richard Osman

JILL SCOTT

JILL SCOTT

JILL SCOTT

AGE: 35

CLAIM TO FAME: Retired England Lioness

PHOBIAS: I don’t like rats and the thought of being underground fills me with fear!

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? The Men’s World Cup. I am going to find it weird not being able to know how the men are getting on in the tournament. Hopefully they will still be in the tournament when I come out of the jungle

ROLE IN THE CAMP: Helping hand. I like to help people if they aren’t having a good day

BEST ATTRIBUTE: Hard worker. I will always find a way to add value. I am also very honest

DREAM CAMPMATE: Another sports person would be great as it would be someone to bounce ideas off.

OLIVIA ATTWOOD

OLIVIA ATTWOOD

OLIVIA ATTWOOD

AGE: 31

CLAIM TO FAME: Love Island star

PHOBIAS: I hate the dark so I’m keen to avoid any challenges in the darkness

MISSING ANY BIG OCCASIONS? No, had the show been on air any later, I could have missed my sister’s wedding

ROLE IN THE CAMP: Clown. I was always the class clown at school and I love having a laugh

BEST ATTRIBUTE: I don’t take myself seriously and I have got a good sense of humour

DREAM CAMPMATE: A pop legend like Dolly Parton who has amazing stories to tell

 

 

 

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