Beauty queen Amy Willerton has confronted her ‘I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!’ campmate Lucy Pargeter for leading “a campaign of hate” against her.
Willerton has been criticised by the other celebrities for bringing in banned make-up to the jungle and for not doing enough around the camp.
But the 21-year-old told Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington: “The other women snap at me constantly and you might not have noticed it but they whisper so much and are making me paranoid. I just think I haven’t done anything.”
She added: “It’s only me they have an issue with, they all get on with each other.”
Willerton, who has been enjoying a flirtation with Joey Essex, confronted ‘Emmerdale’ actress Pargeter, saying: “The way it was put to me yesterday was that you were leading a campaign of hate against me.”
The actress hit back, saying: “Who said that? Was it Al? (Alfonso Ribeiro) That is twisting s**t. It wasn’t a hatred campaign, and it was the fact that everyone felt the same, things are being twisted here.”
She added: “You were lounging around and doing nothing. We all stink and look like s**t and when I feel someone is keeping something from the team, I get p****d off. I’m not having that going on and I’m going to be saying something.”
The two women then hugged and “cleared the air” but Pargeter later told ‘EastEnders’ actress Laila Morse: “I’m apparently the ring leader and running a hate campaign against her.”
Morse easily won 10 out of 11 stars on her Bushtucker Trial, which included letting soldier crabs crawl over her face, which she called “quite a nice feeling”.
Presenters Ant and Dec commented that she took the experience in her stride, to which she replied: “I wanna do it again now.”
Meanwhile, the departure of TV presenter Annabel Giles from the jungle left some of her campmates in tears.
Giles became the first contestant to be voted off the latest series.
Vincent Simone said through tears: “I didn’t think I was going to be this upset. The fact that me and Annabel joined the camp together obviously made us closer together. Nobody will ever know what it’s like to be in that situation.”
Fashion designer David Emanuel said of the atmosphere: “It’s like somebody’s died.”
But Essex told fellow celebrities that he was a changed man.
“I was lying in my bed this morning thinking how much I’ve grown up in here,” he said. “If it’s my time to leave I’m going a man already. I think it’s been sick.”