Matty Lee on I'm A Celebrity

I’m A Celebrity: Matty Lee fans ‘infuriated’ as star isn’t given airtime as they call voting ‘pointless’

They want to see more of Matty in camp!

I’m A Celebrity viewers have been left furious as campmate Matty Lee fails to get airtime.

The Olympic diver, 23, previously revealed it was his “childhood dream” to feature on the ITV programme.

However, fans of the star are disappointed over the lack of screen time Matty has received so far.

Matty Lee on I'm A Celebrity
Matty Lee has barely appeared on I’m A Celebrity (Credit: ITV)

I’m A Celebrity star Matty Lee

During last night’s show (December 1), Matty briefly appeared whilst counting popcorn.

The moment happened shortly after Snoochie Shy and Danny Miller returned from the Castle Coin Challenge.

Matty was tasked to divide popcorn between the campmates.

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He later appeared when Ant and Dec walked into camp to announce the show’s latest trial results.

However, Matty wasn’t picked to do a trial.

Instead, Frankie Bridge and Naughty Boy will take on Castle Scary-Oke tonight.

Matty Lee on I'm A Celebrity
Viewers are fuming over Matty’s lack of airtime (Credit: ITV)

Matty fans plead for screen time

Fans of the star have taken to social media to complain.

On Twitter, one said: “Will always support @mattydiver but it’s infuriating that so many other campmates get all the airtime and he hardly gets any.

“How are people gonna see how amazing and worth saving he is if @imacelebrity don’t air his conversations and he never gets to do any trials! #TeamMatty.”

It’s not fair!

Another raged “I’ve voted for him at every opportunity but it’s now pointless. It’s become the Frankie and Naughty Boy show.”

In addition, a third wrote: “Trying to support Matty, he’s not getting air time for some reason & it’s not fair. I’m watching this for Matty, he deserves to do a trial, so so fed up of #ImACeleb WE WANT TO SEE MATTY! #TeamMatty.”

A fourth shared: “#ImACeleb Can we PLEASE have at least ONE trial without Naughty Boy? How much screen time have Matty and Louise had? Barely any. They’re not doing any trials because you’re all voting for Naughty Boy.”

Another posted: “Poor Matty deserves more screen time #ImACeleb.”

A sixth pleaded: “Pls, let Matty do some trials #ImACeleb.”

However, the comments didn’t go unnoticed by the star’s friends and family.

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The official Twitter account for Matty responded to a tweet last night.

They wrote: “We love your support. It’s never pointless and when it comes to the eviction voting, Matty’s going to need everyone’s support. Thank you so so much X.”

I’m A Celebrity continues on ITV and ITV Hub, tonight, at 9pm.

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