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I'm A Celebrity producers concerned for Arlene Phillips, Naughty Boy?

I'm A Celebrity producers concerned for Arlene Phillips, Naughty Boy?
I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! producers reportedly have health fears for Arlene Phillips and Naughty Boy.

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! producers are reportedly worried that they could also lose Arlene Phillips and Naughty Boy from the show's lineup due to health reasons.

Yesterday Richard Madeley was forced to withdraw from the show after being rushed to hospital with a sudden illness - in the process meaning that he exited the camp's coronavirus bubble and was unable to return.

According to The Sun, producers are now keeping close tabs on Phillips, 78, who is suffering from "chronic pain" and mobility issues.

Music producer Naughty Boy is also a cause for concern as he is said to be struggling with being apart from his mother, who is suffering from dementia.

"Spirits were already rock bottom at the start of the week with The Clink and Main Camp split," a source told the newspaper.

"But there are growing concerns for Arlene who is really struggling and in chronic pain. She is being helped around by the likes of David Ginola and Naughty Boy and is looking really frail. It's hard enough roughing it in the ruins of an old castle let alone at 78 years old.

"She is a trooper and wants to show everyone how tough she is. But there may come a point where the decision is taken out of her hands.

"Naughty Boy is also having a tough time. He's been speaking to the show's psych team, led by Sandra Scott, on a specially set-up iPad to make sure he is staying upbeat.

"This is the longest he has been away from his mother since her diagnosis so they are keen to make sure he's not spiralling quietly."

I'm A Celebrity continues tonight at 9pm on ITV.

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