Olivia Attwood said that she “did not leave the jungle because of COVID.” We believe that reports of her “breaking the COVID bubble” has nothing to do with the fact that she quit I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! I want to leave!
The Love Island star went into the Jungle as part of I’m a Celebrity’s 2022 lineup. On Monday, ITV said that she had left to “undergo some medical checks” and that “further investigation” meant she couldn’t go back to camp.
The Sun reported in the days after Olivia Attwood left the show that she was not allowed to go back to the jungle after leaving for a medical checkup because of the strict COVID bubble rules.
However, this isn’t true. The Sun’s claim that Attwood broke a COVID bubble has nothing to do with the fact that Attwood didn’t go back to camp.
Olivia Attwood has not made an official statement, but she did write on her Instagram story, “For clarity, Olivia did not leave the jungle because of COVID reasons.
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Attwood’s departure from the show was briefly mentioned in the second episode of I’m a Celebrity, when her team said, “To say Olivia is heartbroken would be an understatement.
“She had wanted to do “I’m a Celeb” for years, and she loved every minute of the show and dove headfirst into jungle life.
They also said, “Olivia will eventually tell you the truth, and she’ll be back on your screens in the New Year.
Why did Olivia Attwood leave I’m A Celebrity?
At first, a spokesperson said she had to leave because of her health: “As a precaution, Olivia had to leave the jungle to get medical checks.”
“The medical team has told Olivia that she can’t go back to camp because they need to find out more about what happened. She has been absolutely amazing, and the show will miss her a lot.
But a statement posted on Olivia’s Instagram account raised more questions after the person who wrote it said the reality star was “heartbroken” about having to leave and added, “You will hear the truth from Olivia in due time” about why she was leaving the show.
Olivia couldn’t come back after her medical checks because she broke the Covid bubble, and it was said that bosses were afraid she could spread the virus to other contestants.
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— Olivia Jade Attwood (@oliviajade_att) October 19, 2022
The 31-year-old would have had to stay alone for another week, which was seen as “impossible.
A TV insider said, “It was thought that she would be spending too much time away from the competition, which could put her campmates at a disadvantage.” Obviously, people watching at home couldn’t vote for her or choose her for different challenges during the show.
“It just wasn’t fair for Olivia to come back almost halfway through the series. Olivia was willing to do anything to get back, so this was very upsetting and frustrating for her. However, she could see that it was impossible.