They have only been there for a couple of days but one of the contestants on this year’s ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me out of Here!’ has decided that life in the jungle is too much and has withdrawn from the show without even taking part in a bush tucker trial.
— I'm A Celebrity… (@imacelebrity) November 19, 2014
Gemma Collins, from ITV’s ‘The Only Way is Essex’, divided people’s opinion during her short stay in the jungle and has been trending worldwide on Twitter since the first episode on Sunday. Many people have been taking to Twitter to give her support and say how happy they are she is included in this year’s lineup…
— carltonemily (@carltonemily) November 19, 2014
I bloody love Gemma Collins.
— Matt Edmondson (@MattEdmondson) November 17, 2014
Others have been taking to the popular social media network to make jokes about her, usually focusing their attention on her weight. As expected, more jokes followed once her departure was announced…
Gemma Collins reported to have walked out of I'm a Celeb – that will be first bit of exercise she has had for a while.
— John Hardman (@Johnners1964) November 19, 2014
The cruel jokes have been met with criticism from many people who believe she shouldn’t have to face ‘fat-shaming’ abuse…
Oh I see the fat-shaming, judgemental tweets about Gemma Collins are out in force. Get a grip, the lot of you.
— Elena Cresci (@elenacresci) November 19, 2014
While this feud may continue to develop, even after Gemma’s departure, one this is for sure – Ant and Dec have been on top form yet again.
The Geordie duo provide the invaluable link between clips of the contestants in the jungle and many people suggest the show wouldn’t be the same without them.
At risk of losing a few followers, I have to say that I do love the Jungle and Ant and Dec..only reality show I watch. A & D make me larf.
— Pauline (@juliefa2) November 17, 2014
— Lisa Quickenden (@lisa_quickenden) November 16, 2014
As usual, Ant celebrated his birthday whilst undertaking his jungle duties – but one local North East newspaper appears to be unable to differentiate between him and Dec…
What do you think of ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!’ so far?