Nadia Forde says goodbye to the I’m a Celebrity jungle

The Galahs have clearly ruled the roost the past couple of days, but on Tuesday night they were forced to say their goodbyes to one member.

And it was Nadia Forde who failed to rack up enough public votes and she was sent packing…

Nadia Forde


The Irish stunner endured 18 days in the jungle, including being banged up in the celebrity slammer and now she’s out, she can hardly contain her excitement.

“I can’t wait to see all my friends and family back in Ireland!” she squealed to Ant and Dec. “The experience has just been incredible. It just makes me appreciate everything on the outside world so much more.”

Delving into the unbearable experiences she encountered in the celebrity jail and frightening Bushtucker trials, it’s pretty safe to say Nadia was a great team player.

“I did think for a minute, when I got into the coffin, ‘I’m not going to do this’,” she admitted.

“But it’s different when you’re doing it for a team, not just for yourself.”

Kendra Wilkinson and Edwina Currie


If there was one thing we all wanted though, it was the gossip on that Kendra vs Edwina clash – was it really as brutal as it seemed on TV?

“It was just a misunderstanding, but neither backed down,” Nadia admitted. “I did think I wasn’t going to get involved, but it just kept getting worse.”

Awkwardness between the former Tory MP and ex Playboy bunny aside, Nadia revealed that there was in fact tension every night – and especially with the cooking (we wouldn’t have guessed!)


Jake Quickenden (ITV)

Of course, the 25-year-old wasn’t going to escape a grilling by Ant and Dec without facing one inevitable question – what is going on with Jake Quickenden?

Nadia’s campmate and former X Factor contestant Jake made no secret of his infatuation with the model and their blossoming friendship was the topic of many a conversation amongst the jungle celebs.

“Jake is such a sweetheart and one of the strongest members in there by far,” Nadia gushed. “He’s like a brother, we love each other to bits – but there’s no romance.

“He flirts with all the women, it doesn’t mean anything – I promise.”

And Nadia is backing Edwina or Jake to win, claiming he has won everything so far and could pretty well triumph in the jungle – everything apart from the X Factor, that is.