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Noel Edmonds’ wife admits she’s “pleased” he was voted off I’m A Celebrity

He left the jungle on Friday night

Noel Edmonds’ wife anticipated his I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! exit.

The 69-year-old TV legend – who was the last celebrity to enter the Australian jungle – lost out in the public vote on Friday, making him the first star to leave the camp.

And now his wife Liz has said she had “a feeling” he was going to be voted off, but thinks his early exit is “very positive”.

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Noel was the first celebrity to leave the jungle (Credit: ITV)

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Speaking to The Sunday Mirror newspaper, Liz said: “I thought he was going to go, I don’t know why, it’s just a feeling, but I think it will be for the good.

“Lots of people might be sad and angry he’s out but I’m really pleased. There is a reason for everything and usually around Noel those reasons turn out to be very positive.

“Think about it, his audience, all his old fans from Swap Shop probably don’t vote. The cosmos gives you everything for a reason. If this is the decision, then so be it.”

Noel was reportedly paid a whopping £600,000 to take part in the ITV reality show, but after lasting just nine days before being voted out, his pay apparently equated to £2777 a day.

Liz admitted she was “pleased” to have her husband out of the jungle (Credit: ITV)

Liz defended her husband of nine years, saying it isn’t “his fault” his pay was so high.

And Liz is also pleased viewers got to see the Noel that she sees “every day”, as she said the Deal or No Deal star is a “huge joker” at home.

After leaving the jungle, Noel admitted he had a “very difficult 24 hours” away from his campmate Harry Redknapp.

The pair sparked up a bromance during Noel’s 10 days on the show when Noel was the Emperor and Harry his adviser, and now Noel’s missing his former second in command.

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Liz was there to support Noel as he left the jungle (Credit: ITV)

In an interview with Scarlett Moffatt on Extra Camp, Noel admitted that despite telling Declan Donnelly and Holly Willoughby in his post-eviction interview that he wanted Fleur East to win, he had since changed his mind.

The TV star said: “No reflection on Fleur at all but I’ve had a very difficult 24 hours… because I miss Harry.

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Noel admitted he has been missing pal Harry (Credit: ITV)

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“I really, really miss ‘arry. When I got voted out, I can imagine Harry saying to everybody else ‘The poor boy, he was hardly on the pitch, they didn’t even give him a yellow, it went straight red, he was off’.

“Harry and I did strike up a relationship. I’m sorry, Fleur, but my money is now on Harry.”

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