Richard Madeley, Contestant on ‘I’m Celebrity’, is Hospitalized after a Gruesome On-Set Challenge


Television presenter Richard Madeley was taken to hospital on Thursday, after falling ill at the set of reality TV show. I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Outside!, Deadline reports. ITV has confirmed that Madeley, 65 years old, was interviewed. “unwell in the early hours and was immediately seen by our on-site medical team.”The broadcaster said, “He’s since been taken to a hospital as a precaution, the health and safety of our campmates is our priority.”

Madeley has confirmed his resignation from the show. He was unable, after breaking the Covid agreement with campmates, to return to the set. “bubble.”According to the, he said it in a statement. Mirror, “By leaving the camp, I had consequently broken the Covid ‘bubble’ and as such I’ve had to live the castle and all the wonderful celebs that remain in the camp.”

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Due to pandemic travel restrictions in Australia, the show moved to Wales. It features celebrities who take on basic tasks and complete various challenges in order to gain food and comfort.

Before Madeley was diagnosed with cancer, he competed at Castle Kitchen Nightmares. He was required to fall headfirst into a sewer of rotten vegetables and fruits in order to find hidden stars within a kitchen full bugs. “Obviously I’m gutted to be leaving so soon but the safety of all the campmates is the number one priority,”Madeley tweets “I’m incredibly excited to watch their journey continue … even more so at the prospect of being somewhere a little warmer than Gwrych Castle,”The Good Morning Britain co-host quipped.

He thanked his viewers for their support during the short time he was on the reality TV show and said he had an amazing experience. “unforgettable adventure.” “I’ve made some great friends and honestly had the time of my life,”He concluded.

Madeley is best known for appearing with his wife Judy Finnigan in ITV’s This MorningFrom 1988 to 2001