I’M A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! is certainly living up to its title this season, with two high-profile contestants fleeing the jungle-based reality show within its first two weeks on air.
News broke this morning that Anthony Mundine has walked from the show, making him the second I’m A Celeb casualty for 2018. And with two big names out before planned contestant eliminations even begin, it’s bound to be causing major headaches for Ten.
Controversial tennis player Bernard Tomic lasted less than three days in the jungle, struggling from the moment he arrived and even attempting to quit before he’d even boarded a plane to South Africa.
Tomic appeared to be a very unhappy man during his exit interviews, speaking at length about how the quiet and solitude of camp life had sent him into an emotional tailspin. He vowed to seek therapy once back in Australia — and while host Julia Morris was vocal in her frustration at his decision to quit the show, few would begrudge him for bailing on a situation that was so visibly having a negative effect on him…