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Viewers call Malique’s I’m A Celebrity exit ‘scripted’

He already had his backpack on

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Some I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! fans noticed that Malique Thompson-Dwyer had his rucksack on before he was told he was leaving the jungle tonight.

As Holly Willoughby and Declan Donnelly spoke to campers, the camera showed Malique with his bag already on his back.

Celebs were then told that the next evicted campmate would be the 20-year-old Hollyoaks star or Coronation Street’s Sair Khan. And it turned out to be Malique’s time to go…

He had a bag on his back, unlike Sair Khan (Credit: ITV)

Fans of the show aired their confusion on social media.

One tweeted: “Malique was the only one with a bag on and he’s the one voted out? Did someone say scripted #ImACeleb”.

Another added: “@imacelebrity Did you notice that Malique already has his backpack on before announcing that he was leaving??

“I don’t think you planned that very well”.

It comes after Noel Edmond’s exit was branded a “fix” by viewers because he was seen holding his bag as the evictee was announced.

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Noel and the campers before his exit (Credit: ITV)

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As he was interviewed by Holly and Dec tonight, Malique admitted: “I’m just glad to be out now. I’m absolutely starving, I really struggled with the food situation.”

Having missed life’s luxuries for the past couple of weeks, he then proceeded to down the champagne in front of him!

Malique is happy to be out (Credit: ITV)

The youngest camper, dubbed “baby Mal” by his fellow celebs, also thanked the jungle experience for domesticating him.

He added: “I find myself quite lazy, being in there perked me up a bit and I tried to sort myself out. I feel like around my own house, I’m going to be doing a lot more cleaning and stuff.

“I had to do loads of jobs. Even yesterday with the dunny, I nearly dropped it all over myself. I would have stunk even worse.”

Holly cheekily added: “You weren’t too keen on the showers in there, were you?”

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He says the experience has changed him for the better (Credit: ITV)

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A spokesperson for I’m A Celebrity told ED! that the celebrities are not told who has been chosen by the public in the vote off until it’s revealed on screen by Dec and Holly for all to see, and that how the celebrities choose to pack up is their choice.

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