Richard Madeley leaves I’m A Celebrity after ‘breaking COVID bubble’ to be taken to hospital

Entertainment

Richard Madeley has been taken to hospital after falling ill overnight on the set of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here.

A statement from a show spokesman said: “Richard was unwell in the early hours and was immediately seen by our on-site medical team.

“He’s since been taken to hospital as a precaution. The health and safety of our campmates is our priority.”

The show is being filmed at Gwrych castle for a second year in a row
Image:
The show is being filmed at Gwrych castle for a second year in a row

The presenter, 65, was seen on Wednesday night crawling headfirst through a pipe full of rotten fruit and vegetables.

Madeley is best known for presenting This Morning alongside his wife Judy Finnigan.

A spokeswoman for the Welsh Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 5.43am this morning, Thursday 25 November 2021, to reports of a medical emergency at Gwrych Castle in Abergele, Conwy.

“We sent a paramedic in a rapid response car and an emergency ambulance to the scene, and one patient was taken to hospital.”

More on I’m A Celebrity

The show is being hosted in Wales for a second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is usually filmed in Australia.

Subscribe to the Backstage podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker

Articles You May Like

Jack Dorsey’s Square changes corporate name to Block
Bitcoin miners say they’re helping to fix the broken Texas electric grid — and Ted Cruz agrees
Help vaccinate poor countries or face more new COVID variant shocks, rich economies told
Six jobs where people are needed most as vacancies hit ‘record 3.5 million’
Bold predictions for the end of 2021 in MMA, including a defining moment for Rob Font