In a fiery exchange on Monday’s episode of “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!”, Nigel Farage, former leader of the UK Independence Party and the Brexit Party, clashed with fellow campmate Fred Sirieix over Brexit.
Nigel, 59, faced questions about his political career and the motivations behind Brexit from his fellow celebrities, leading to a heated debate.
Insights into Boris Johnson and Brexit Chaos
While sitting in the jungle camp, Nigel faced inquiries about former Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who played a key role in finalizing Brexit.
This Morning host Josie Gibson and former EastEnders actress Danielle Harold sought Nigel’s opinion on Johnson’s personality. Nigel described Johnson as “entertaining” but surprisingly “introverted” and labeled the entire Brexit process as “bloody chaos.”
Heated Brexit Debate Unfolds
The tension escalated when Fred Sirieix questioned Nigel about the benefits of Brexit for the average person in Britain. Fred accused Nigel of using shameful tactics in the past, particularly in demonizing migrants through posters.
Nigel defended the posters, stating they depicted the reality of mass illegal border crossings by young men. The debate showcased differing views on the motivations behind Brexit and its impact.
Camp Reactions and Political Predictions
As the political discussion intensified, campmates like Danielle Harold observed the heated exchange, emphasizing that Brexit was Nigel’s specialist subject.
Others, like MasterChef star Grace Dent, expressed frustration, stating they’d rather wash dishes than hear more about Brexit. Nigel reiterated his belief in the core principle of Brexit: self-governance.
Surprise Strip-Down and Viewer Reactions
Adding a surprising twist, Nigel Farage shocked viewers by stripping down naked in the jungle shower within minutes of the episode.
This unexpected scene left This Morning host Josie Gibson amused, and while some viewers expressed astonishment, others took to Twitter to share their reactions, with comments ranging from disbelief to humor.
The episode showcased the diverse dynamics within the camp, blending political discussions with unexpected moments, creating an engaging mix for “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” viewers.