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    Richard Madeley is one of the I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! contestants for 2021. Pic: ITV/Lifted Entertainment
    The 65-year-old was seen crawling through rotten fruit and vegetables on Wednesday’s show

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    Richard Madeley has been forced to withdraw from I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here after breaking the show’s “COVID bubble” to be taken to hospital.

    The 65-year-old TV presenter was taken to hospital in the early hours of the morning after falling ill.

    He wrote on Instagram: “Hello all! Richard here – firstly just to say that I’m absolutely FINE. I started to feel briefly unwell in the small hours of the morning and was taken to hospital as a precaution.

    “By leaving the camp, I had consequently broken the Covid ‘bubble’ and as such I’ve had to leave the castle and all the wonderful celebs that remain in the camp.

    “Obviously I’m gutted to be leaving so soon but the safety of all the campmates is the number one priority. I’m incredibly excited to watch their journey continue … even more so at the prospect of being somewhere a little warmer than Gwrych Castle.