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Jamie Lynn Spears Exits 'I'm A Celebrity' Amid Welfare Concerns: ITV Under Scrutiny

Jamie Lynn Spears Exits 'I'm A Celebrity' Amid Welfare Concerns: ITV Under Scrutiny
Published 4 months ago on Nov 29, 2023

 The 32-year-old sister of pop icon Britney Spears departed the jungle on medical grounds, following food critic Grace Dent's exit amid concerns about her well-being. Nella Rose also briefly left the camp for medical treatment but has since returned.

Jamie Lynn Spears has quit I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!, in the latest scandal to hit what's been the most dramatic series of the show yet 

Spears, visibly emotional throughout her time in camp, frequently broke down in tears, citing difficult conditions and missing her family. Grace Dent's departure and Nella Rose's medical attention have raised questions about the rigorous background checks for participants before the show and their fitness to handle the challenges.

Insiders reveal that ITV is struggling to manage the unfolding drama, with fears of more departures in the coming days as the jungle atmosphere intensifies. The situation comes on the heels of concerns about the welfare of participants on other ITV shows, such as Love Island, which faced complaints of "misogynistic behavior and bullying" in the 2022 series.

A spokesperson for "I'm A Celebrity" confirmed Jamie Lynn Spears' exit on medical grounds, praising her as a fantastic campmate. The show, now without Jamie Lynn and Grace Dent, faces questions about the unexpected departures, with viewers set to witness Jamie Lynn's exit in the upcoming episode.

The broadcaster insists that stringent psychiatric tests were conducted for contestants, suggesting that this year may be marked by unfortunate circumstances rather than lax screening. A spokesperson emphasized the existence of rigorous processes to assess participants' health and well-being, with an on-site medical team and psychologist prioritizing duty of care.

Despite settling into camp life, Jamie Lynn Spears openly admitted missing her two children, daughters Maddie, 15, and Ivey, five. The show's producers are expected to pay her the full fee, as stars staying in the camp for over 72 hours are entitled to full compensation.

On Tuesday, Nella Rose was removed from camp to be treated by on-site medics, sparking fears she'd also quit the show. Bosses have confirmed she's returned to the camp

Viewers expressed disappointment and support on social media following the news of Jamie Lynn's departure. Many acknowledged the challenges of the jungle and praised her resilience, while others lamented the loss of a favorite contestant.

The unexpected exits raise questions about the differences in this year's show, with two contestants leaving within two days and another requiring medical treatment in close succession. ITV remains steadfast in its assurance of stringent protocols and commitment to participants' well-being.

The departure of Jamie Lynn Spears follows Grace Dent's exit on Monday and concerns about the camp's morale after a failed trial, leaving producers anxious about further departures. Nella Rose's medical attention, coinciding with challenging weather conditions, adds to the uncertainty surrounding the remaining contestants.

ITV faces heightened scrutiny over the treatment of reality show participants, and the ongoing developments in "I'm A Celebrity" will likely lead to continued discussions about the welfare of contestants on popular reality programs.

Jamie Lynn's exit comes just two days after food critic Grace Dent decided to leave the show

I'm A Celebrity 2023: Meet the campmates

NIGEL FARAGE

NIGEL FARAGE

Claim to fame: Former leader of the UK Independence Party  and leader of the Brexit Party.

Phobias: Nobody likes rats, snakes and I am dreading anything to do with heights.

Biggest misconception you want to dispel?: I have been demonised over the years and so it will be nice to show people I am not nasty. 

Role in camp: Lead on starting up plenty of campfire discussions. 

Aside from your family, what will you miss the most whilst in camp?: A pint in the pub and the news. 

Best & worst attributes: I hope to cheer people up when they are down. Worst? I am impatient and I do snore. 

Dream camper: As a controversial political media figure, I never name names… But I am looking forward to meeting interesting people from all different fields 

DANIELLE HAROLD

DANIELLE HAROLD

Claim to fame: EastEnders actress.

Phobias: Rats. I hate them! 

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle?: I can be a little ditzy at times but I am definitely not a ‘dumb blonde’. I want to show I can do the trials, challenges and get stuck in. 

Role in camp: Shoulder to cry on, help others if they are feeling low in camp. 

Aside from family, what will you miss most whilst in camp?: Snacking. I am a little muncher and I am going to miss my morning cup of tea, too! 

Best & worst attributes: I’d like to think I will be good if people are really struggling. I am not, however, very good at being bored, nor am I a morning person either. 

Dream camper: Ed Sheeran. If he brings his guitar into camp, he can sing for us.

FRED SIRIEIX

FRED SIRIEIX

Claim to fame: First Dates star.

Phobias: I am scared of everything. I am dying to find out how vile the food will be! 

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle?: I don’t think there is anything but I am looking forward to learning more about myself during my time in the camp. 

Role in camp: I will definitely muck in with all the jobs. I don’t mind cooking or cleaning the toilets. 

Aside from your family, what will you miss the most whilst in camp? My bed. It’s super comfy. I will also miss a cup of coffee in the morning. 

Best & worst attributes: I like to have fun but I do snore and I am impatient! 

Dream camper: It’s going to be nice to meet everyone but I’d love to see Dolly Parton, The Rock or Snoop Dog in there.

NELLA ROSE

NELLA ROSE

Claim to fame: YouTuber and Catfish UK star. 

Phobias: I am fearful of everything! 

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle? I am a pretty open book. 

Role in camp: Keep the morale and humour high.

Aside from your family, what will you miss the most whilst in camp? My phone… I am always on it! 

Dream camper: Alison Hammond or Adele. 

NICK PICKARD

NICK PICKARD

Claim to fame: Hollyoaks star. 

Phobias: I am a bit scared of the dark. When you go to the House of Horrors at Halloween and things jump out at you, I am not very good when I can’t see! 

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle: It will be nice to go in as me and not as my Hollyoaks character. 

Role in camp: Grafter or chef, I am quite good at cooking. But I’ve never cooked on a fire before. Aside from family, what will you miss most whilst in camp: Football and my creature comforts. 

Best & worst attributes: I’d like to think I am a nice person and a good team player. I am not lazy but I do have a few bad habits like picking my nose. My girlfriend has been trying to train me to stop! 

Dream camper: Sir Alex Ferguson or Neil Warnock. 

FRANKIE DETTORI

FRANKIE DETTORI

Claim to fame: Champion Jockey

Phobias: I am not sure as I don’t walk across rooftop planks in the middle of the day nor do I have any snakes or rats in the house!

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle: None. I’ve lived in the public domain for as long as I can remember so I’d hope everyone knows me well.

Role in camp: To have fun with everyone, I am a happy-go- lucky person.

Aside from your family, what will you miss the most whilst in camp? Travelling. I have spent my whole life at airports and I’ve got to like it!

Best & worst attributes: I am outgoing and I am a fighter. Worst? I can’t sit still and I am impatient.

Dream camper: Robbie Williams would be fun.

JAMIE LYNN SPEARS - LEFT!

JAMIE LYNN SPEARS - LEFT!

Claim to fame: Zoey 101 and Sweet Magnolias star.

 Phobias: I am scared of everything.

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle?: I think this is a nice chance to show who I really am.

Role in camp: Hopefully I will be the one who can support everyone. 

Aside from family, what will you miss the most whilst in camp? A normal bathroom, air conditioning and my bed. 

Best & worst attributes: I think my best quality is it takes a lot to hurt my feelings; but I am impatient and my family would say I get in a bad mood a lot. 

Dream camper: Nicole Kidman, she is my favourite actress in the whole wide world, or Reece Witherspoon.

SAM THOMPSON

SAM THOMPSON

Claim to fame: Made In Chelsea star and radio presenter. 

Phobias: I am not a creepy crawly guy and I hate anyone or anything touching my neck. 

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle?: Since the age of 21, I’ve spent my whole life on TV and so I feel whether people have a good or bad opinion of me, it’s probably warranted!

Role in camp: I’m a ‘yes’ man so cooking, cleaning I will do whatever they want me to do. 

Aside from family, what will you miss most whilst in camp?: I know this sounds lame but gaming. 

Best & worst attributes: I’d like to think I am the court jester and I don’t take things too seriously, so if anyone is having a bad day I would like to put a smile on their face. Worst? I am quite forgetful and I am bad at focusing on things. 

Dream camper: Stephen Fry. I think I would self-combust if he was going in the jungle! 

JOSIE GIBSON

JOSIE GIBSON

Claim to fame: This Morning presenter.

Phobias: Insects and I freeze every time I see a spider and I am not sure what I am going to do if I am in a trial with them! 

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle?: I would like people to know I am very clever at knowing useless information! 

Role in camp: Mum. I am very motherly and I also love chatting to people. 

Aside from family, what will you miss most whilst in camp?: Getting up to blow dry my hair and putting a bit of make-up on! 

Best & worst attributes: I am an optimist and I love meeting people from all walks of life. Worst? I can be quite nosey and I am worried about my temper if I am too hungry. 

Dream camper: Dawn French, I love her. 

MARVIN HUMES

MARVIN HUMES

Claim to fame: JLS star.

Phobias: Heights. I have pulled out of a skydive with JLS in the past because I was too scared! 

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle: To show I am not just a member of a boy band. It will be nice for people to learn more about me. 

Role in camp: I’d like to think I will be a shoulder to cry on and a mediator. 

Aside from family, what will you miss most whilst in camp?: My fantasy football app! I am obsessed with it! Four weeks without music is a long time, too. 

Best & worst attributes: I’ve got three children under the age of ten and you definitely need a lot of patience for that! Worst? Rochelle would probably say I get ‘hangry’ if I don’t have enough food. 

Dream camper: Paddy McGuinness – I’ve done Soccer Aid with him before and I know he’s funny, he gets stuck in and he is hands on.

GRACE DENT - LEFT!

GRACE DENT - LEFT!

Claim to fame: MasterChef star and food critic. 

Phobias: Horrible people. 

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle: People think I am quite forthright and scary but I don’t think I am scary! Hopefully people will see this. 

Role in camp: Shoulder to cry on and I am a practical cook so I can help out. 

Aside from your family, what will you miss the most whilst in camp? My three cats and my make-up bag. I love a bit of glamour. 

Best & worst attributes: I would like to think I am funny! My worst quality is lack of sleep. I like my sleep. 

Dream camper: Queen Camilla. She would be very practical. And Madonna - she could perform tracks from her Greatest Hits tour! 

TONY BELLEW

TONY BELLEW

Claim to fame: Former champion boxer

Phobias: Like most normal people, I am scared of almost everything.

Biggest misconception you want to dispel in the jungle: People will portray me as something I am not because of the profession I have had. I am just a normal person.

Role in camp: I’d like to think I am domesticated so hopefully I can help out.

Best & worst attributes: I do get hangry...who doesn’t! But I am easy going and I get on with everyone.

I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! is a British reality television show in which celebrities live in an Australian jungle for a few weeks, competing in challenges and facing various trials and tribulations. The show is very popular in the UK, and it has been running since 2002.

The 2023 season of I'm a Celebrity has not yet been announced, so we do not know who the celebrities will be. However, there have been a number of rumors about who might be on the show, including:

Boy George (singer)

Mel B (singer and TV personality)

RuPaul (drag queen and TV personality)

Chris Kamara (broadcaster and former footballer)

Mike Tyson (former boxer)

It is worth noting that these are just rumors, and the actual lineup of celebrities will not be confirmed until closer to the start of the season.

Has Jamie Lynn quit I'm a celeb?

Jamie Lynn Spears, the American actress and singer who is the younger sister of Britney Spears, has quit I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! on medical grounds. Spears joined the show in November 2023, and she had been participating in the challenges and trials. However, she has now left the jungle due to an unspecified medical condition.

Who quit the jungle 2023?

Grace Dent, the British food critic and journalist, was the first celebrity to quit I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in 2023. Dent joined the show in November 2023, but she left just a few days later due to "medical grounds".

How can I watch I'm a celebrity in Canada?

I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! is not broadcast in Canada, but there are a few ways to watch it. You can:

  • Use a VPN (virtual private network) to connect to a UK server and watch the show on ITV Hub.
  • Buy the episodes on iTunes or Amazon Prime.
  • Watch unofficial streams online. However, this is not recommended, as unofficial streams are often of poor quality and may be illegal.


I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, the popular British reality television show, is currently in its 2023 season. The show has been a staple of British television for over two decades, and it continues to be one of the most popular shows in the UK.

I'm a Celebrity Contestants 2023

The 2023 season of I'm a Celebrity is set to be one of the most exciting yet. The lineup of celebrities has not yet been officially announced, but there have been a number of rumors about who might be on the show. Some of the rumored celebrities include:

  • Boy George (singer)
  • Mel B (singer and TV personality)
  • RuPaul (drag queen and TV personality)
  • Chris Kamara (broadcaster and former footballer)
  • Mike Tyson (former boxer)

I'm a Celebrity App

There is an official I'm a Celebrity app that you can download to follow the show. The app has a number of features, including:

  • Live streams of the show
  • News and updates about the celebrities
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes content
  • A voting feature so you can vote for your favorite celebrity

I'm a Celebrity 2023

The 2023 season of I'm a Celebrity will premiere in November 2023. The show will be broadcast on ITV in the UK.

I'm a Celebrity Tonight

The next episode of I'm a Celebrity will air on [date of next episode].

Where is I'm a Celebrity Filmed 2023

The 2023 season of I'm a Celebrity is being filmed in Springbrook National Park in New South Wales, Australia.

I'm a Celebrity Tonight Time

The next episode of I'm a Celebrity will air at [time of next episode] on [date of next episode].

I'm a Celebrity Australia 2023

There is also an Australian version of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!. The Australian version of the show has been running since 2003, and it is also very popular.

What Channel is I'm a Celebrity on 2023

I'm a Celebrity is broadcast on ITV in the UK.

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