North East Lioness Jill Scott needed the help of a medic to remove a cockroach stuck in her ear after a Bushtucker trial on Thursday night’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!
The 35-year-old, who was part of the Women’s Euro 2022 winning team, told hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly: “I’ve got a cockroach stuck in my ear” after completing the Unlucky Dip challenge.
As the medic rushed to get it out, Scott said: “Come to the jungle they said, it would be fun.”
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It comes 11 years after Olympic gold medallist Fatima Whitbread famously got a cockroach stuck up her nose after enduring a time-trial wearing a plastic helmet full of critters on the ITV reality show.
McPartlin, 46, joked: “Jill, that was bigger than the one Fatima Whitbread had up her nose!”
Cockroach tickling your ear drum, no thank you very much!!! @jillscottJS8 playing an absolute blinder there. 🪳👂 #ImACeleb pic.twitter.com/6Om4nHie6x
— I’m A Celebrity… (@imacelebrity) November 17, 2022
The footballer, who retired in the summer after the Euros, had put herself forward alongside actor Owen Warner and former rugby star Mike Tindall to complete a series of fairground-inspired challenges.
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The trio were strapped into spinning devices as they attempted to work together, with Scott starting by releasing colourful balls from a tombola-shaped cage full of insects.
Meanwhile on the Critter Carousel, Tindall collected the balls and threw them at Warner, who was being repeatedly turned upside down over a trough of water.
I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! continues on ITV at 9pm.
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