Rita Simons on IAC

Rita Simons becomes fourth person voted off I’m A Celebrity

They think the wrong person was sent home

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Rita Simons has become the fourth celebrity voted out of I’m A Celebrity.

The former EastEnders star lost her place in the Aussie jungle after receiving the least public votes against her fellow campmates.

Rita and Fleur East found themselves in the bottom two, however, actress Rita ended up packing her bags and leaving the jungle.

Fleur East and Rita Simons on IAC
Rita was sent home instead of Fleur (Credit: ITV)

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As hosts Holly Willoughby and Dec Donnelly revealed her name, Rita said: “I’m so happy. I’m so happy.”

Bursting into tears, Rita hugged her fellow campmates before leaving the camp.

Viewers watching from home weren’t happy and believed the wrong person was sent home.

One person said: “Gutted……no way #Rita should be out…..wrong one out.”

Another wrote: “So wrong that Rita is out. Would have put her in top three to win. Loved her. She was amazing.”

A third added: “Rita was so freaking entertaining! how dare you british public, what is wrong with all OF YOU FR.”

Others believed the wrong person was sent home.

One person said: “Rita goes over Anne [Hegerty]?? Really?? She’s not contributing anything to help them in there at all! I like her but come on!! Time for her to go.”

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Just before leaving the show, Rita was able to hear from her mother as the camp mates took part in a game to win letters from home, with Rita’s note explaining how “proud” her mother is of her achievements.

Nick Knowles read out Rita’s letter, which said: “I never doubted that you would grab this challenge by the horns and give it everything you’ve got, and even though I know what you’re capable of, I’m still amazed by what you’ve coped with.

“I’m SO proud of you and you are an inspiration to your children. 
Can’t wait to give you a big hug (after you’ve had a bath of course!)”

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