Noel Edmonds denies rumour of secret feud with Holly Willoughby
He was the first star to be evicted from I’m A Celebrity on Friday after failing to gain immunity, making his exit after just nine days on the show.
And following his departure Noel Edmonds, 69, spoke out about speculation of a feud between himself and co-host Holly Willoughby on Sunday.
The Deal Or No Deal star insisted that the idea of a feud has upset them both, however the bad blood between them doesn’t exist.
Larking about: Noel Edmonds, 69, appeared to be settling into post-jungle life with ease as he was pictured larking about the pool of the five-star Versace Hotel on Sunday following his shock exit
He spoke to about a frostiness first descending on the pair when Noel appeared on This Morning in 2016: ‘You’d have to talk to Holly but she said to me this morning it was b*****ks. There’s no feud with Phil and Holly.
He added that the show’s hosts Dec and Holly were shocked that he was evicted first, claiming that the duo and the rest of the ITV team were ‘gobsmacked’.
However Noel said that he had a lovely chat with the hosts following his eviction and they told him that they thought it was unbelievable that he was voted off.
Despite his early exit, Noel revealed that he may not be far from viewers television screens and has already had ideas for a Noel and Harry Redknapp show.
Due to the fact that Harry is still in the jungle, and tipped to win, Noel said that he will have to wait for him to come out and see what he thinks – but he’s happy that their banter went down well with viewers.
Before entering into the jungle, Noel vowed to quit TV if he won, however he said that the public broke the deal and therefore the threat of a comeback still stands.
Friends? Noel spoke about this supposed animosity with Holly Willoughby to The Mirror about a frostiness first descending on the pair when Noel appeared on This Morning in 2016
Noel’s glowing appearance comes after ITV bosses have reportedly ordered an inquest into his shocking early exit from the jungle – after spending a record breaking £600,000 on the television veteran.
But he later spoke out about the excess footage of himself: ‘ITV have actually – not stockpiled because there wasn’t loads of them – but there was stuff of me that was recorded to use because they didn’t expect me to go.
‘So they don’t know what to do with it now.’
All smiles: The Deal Or No Deal host said: ‘You’d have to talk to Holly but she said to me this morning it was b*****ks. There’s no feud with Phil and Holly’
Noel, who put on an animated display as he posed for photos in an eye-catching floral shirt, said that watching his departure back he could see the disappointment on his face.
One of the first things he did when he got out was process everything that was being said on Twitter, which he said shocked him at first but he has now come out the other side.
Although Noel hopes to have plans of a future TV career with Harry he claimed that he is worried the star is finding it tiring in camp
Uncomfortable? He added: ‘We’re all entitled to an opinion about certain things. We’re all professionals, she’s upset about the idea, I’m upset about the idea, it doesn’t exist’
The presenter couldn’t believe that Harry had never seen the show before and continually took the mick out of him for it.
Noel also recalled something memorable Harry said to him: ‘He said, I didn’t laugh when I was a full-time football manager, I became a miserable b*****d, I have not laughed this much until I met you.’
He said that he often thought the other camp mates were a bit confused as to what he and Harry were finding so amusing.
Noel added that they hatched a plan to establish a kingdom and follow the Empire they began upon Noel’s arrival if one of them were to make it to the end.
All in the details: He revealed he has been offered the chance to star in a show with fellow campmate Harry Redknapp
During his time as emperor, Noel said he was stuck in a fly-infested room and when it got dark all of the bugs from around camp flew in.
He added that he was expecting moments of peace and serenity in the jungle but because you’re always buddied up there was none of that.
Noel, who had to request that his camp mates didn’t discuss their toilet habits, said that the dunny was disgusting and people often forgot to put the lid down.
So he created a rule that meant you had to slam the lid down so everyone could hear you doing it, but admitted that Malique still disobeyed and forgot to do it.
The Swap Shop star added that he was shocked by how quickly he felt comfortable showering in his boxers on national TV, because if you’d have told him that a few months ago he would never have believed you.
Relaxed: Aside from rubbing his belly and pulling faces, Noel smiled for photos while sitting on a ledge beside the luxury resort’s pool
Discussing coming back from a dark place, Noel said that he bounced back quickly but is now aware of what that means.
He advises that people are respectful of those who suffer with depression and not mock those who have attempted suicide.
Part of Noel’s healthy lifestyle is Classical Electromagnetism, which he says is affordable and achievable and doesn’t require you to ditch anything other than recreational drugs and cigarettes.
Noel also employs snack-ercise, which involves lifting weights two or three times a day in order to stay in shape, while the electromagnetism means you don’t get muscle ache.
Shock: Noel’s glowing appearance comes after ITV bosses have reportedly ordered an inquest into his shocking early exit from the jungle – after spending a record breaking £600,000 on the television veteran
During his time in the jungle Noel said that he found that Nick ‘rattles himself’ due to his competitiveness and believes he is on a mission to win.
He added that although Nick gets on people’s nerves he thinks he’s great and a natural leader, which Noel said he struggled with at times due to having problems with rules.
Ahead of his exit his wife Liz said that she sensed he would be first out of the jungle, but nobody believed her.
He said that while he was in there he felt the positive energy she was sending, and told her how much he had missed her as soon as he got out.
Gone: It was thought the presenter would ‘go the distance’, yet he was the first camp-mate to be evicted from the jungle on Friday after failing to gain immunity in a series of trials
Producers were said to be extremely disappointed that their big star name was eliminated so early on, privately admitting it was ‘an expensive mistake’.
A source told the: ‘The Immunity Games were a daft idea. It meant dead certs to go got a free pass and put the big names at risk.
‘If he was up against Malique or Sair it would have been a different story. There was said to be genuine shock backstage after Noel was voted off.’
Yet a source for the show told the MailOnline: ‘An inquest is not needed, the vote off is in the hands of the viewers and they chose not to save him.