I’m A Celebrity and former Strictly Come Dancing star Arlene Phillips has cleared up speculation about her hair during her time in Gwrych Castle.
The 78-year-old choreographer revealed that she did in fact have it dyed during her time in isolation when Storm Arwen hit.
What happened on I’m A Celebrity last night?
However, it was the former Strictly judge who said goodbye to campmates after two weeks in the Welsh castle last night, not Snoochie.
Following her exit from the show, Arlene appeared on Good Morning Britain today (Monday, December 6) to discuss her time on the show.
What did Arlene Phillips say on GMB?
She said that campmates had to do everything in the castle. They had to do all the cooking, emptying the toilet, making the fire, and cleaning.
“It’s non-stop,” she said. “And in the cold, and no great places to wash or get clean, but it’s an adventure of a lifetime, it really is.”
Martin then asked Arlene what happened to the celebrities during the storm.
If you don’t know, when Storm Arwen hit, the celebrities were evacuated from camp and put back into isolation for a few days. The show went off the air for three days as damage to sets was repaired and ITV bosses waited for the storm to settle down.
Arlene revealed that the only thing the celebrities had to do in isolation was watch Netflix. She also revealed that they had no access to the news or any family contact. The stars were moved into houses and were “totally isolated”.
What did Arlene Phillips reveal about isolation?
The I’m A Celebrity star then said that she got to dye her hair during isolation.
“It was very strange because you’re out of the castle, but you’re still in isolation,” she explained. “For me, it was great because I managed to get delivered my Josh Wood [hair dye], and I could do my roots.”
“That was like the biggest thrill of a lifetime for me to go back without my roots showing,” the star added, laughing. “It was a good thing for me.”
However, once she’d slept on it, she decided to stay until her elimination last night.
I’m A Celebrity continues tonight (Monday, December 6) at 9pm on ITV and ITV Hub.
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