Janice d***inson, one of the stars of the UK reality spin-off show I’m A Celebrity – filmed at the Kruger National Park in South Africa – was forced to exit early.
According to reports, the woman hailed as the “world’s first supermodel” sustained a severe head injury during filming of the ITV show.
The reality show kicked off on UK TV screens on Monday, 24 April.
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JANICE d***INSON’S FREAK ACCIDENT AT KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
According to News24, Janice d***inson bowed out of I’m A Celebrity early on during filming in 2022. This, after a freak accident that saw her trip over a cable and sustain a nasty head injury.
Janice was rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors ruled her out of the show after she suffered a concussion from a cracked skull and other injuries.
According to The Sun, the show was filmed during the months of September and October.
A source told the publication of the bizarre incident: “It was terrifying. Everyone was woken by a sickening thud. A few of the campmates ran towards the noise and found Janice face down. She seemed to be semi-conscious on the ground.
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“Blood was gushing from her head, and she was covered in dirt and dust. The injuries were severe enough that she had to be taken to hospital by ambulance”.
I’m A Celebrity – which is usually filmed in Australia – was filmed against the safari setting of the Kruger National Park.
According to ITV, SA was picked as the ultimate destination for the all-star show. It said in a press release: “South Africa is an ever harder proposition which will push them to their limits and test them like never before. The challenges are bigger and tougher and the environment harsher and more unforgiving.
It added: “South Africa is a uniquely different series, so viewers can look forward to lots of unexpected twists and turns”.
‘I’M A CELEBRITY’ SA: 5 FACTS ABOUT THE SHOW
- I’m A Celebrity South Africa, features an all-star line-up of 15 returning castmates from the previous 22 seasons of Get Me Outta Here.
- The show was filmed between September – October 2022, but began airing on 24 April 2023.
- The contestants are tested on both their physical and mental abilities. The last person standing is crowned King or Queen of the Jungle.
- This series stars celebs like professional boxer Amir Khan and former royal butler Paul Burrell.
- The show is hosted by popular UK personalities Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, casually known as Ant & Dec.
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