The producers of I’m a Celebrity 2022 have been forced to secretly remove Chris Moyles’ jokes about Ant McPartlin’s battle with alcohol addiction and 2018 car crash.
The 48-year-old radio DJ has been doing some ‘p***take comments’ which have ‘become a problem’ for the final edits which hit the nation’s screens every night.
Although he is said to be friends with the host of I’m A Celeb outside of the jungle, Chris’s humor has been ‘too close to reality’ inside the camp.
Jokes Gone Wrong: I’m A Celebrity 2022 Producers Were Forced To Secretly Remove Chris Moyles’ Jokes About Ant McPartlin’s Battle With Alcohol Addiction And 2018 Car Crash
said a source Sun: ‘There have been some distasteful comments to Ant that have become a problem.
“Like when Ant and Dec pulled up to the speedboat in the first episode, Chris joked that he was surprised they let Ant in so quickly because he’s known for crashing things.
“And there was a big bottle in one of the sets and Chris joked, ‘That’s the size of Ant’s vodka bottles back home’…it’s all that kind of thing.”
The source added that because Chris is friends with both Ant and Dec, it’s just joking on his part, but he’s proving useless when it comes to crafting the ultimate show for ITV viewers.
Producer’s nightmare: Although he is said to be friends with I’m A Celeb host Ant (left) outside the jungle, Chris’s humor has been “too close to reality” inside the camp.
Chris’s continual banter is ‘causing headaches’ for editing the show as they are able to use less and less footage when the radio star says more.
The Britain’s Got Talent star, who earns £130,000 a week, said he was “embarrassed and mortified” when he was fined a record £86,000 for drink driving in 2018.
It is believed to be the highest fine ever imposed by a British court for drink driving, surpassing the £54,000 fine imposed on footballer Yaya Toure in 2016 for the same offence.
As he walked out of court after his ticket, the now 47-year-old told reporters: ‘I was disappointed. I disappointed a lot of people and for that I am very sorry.
The three-car accident also led to Ant being banned for 20 months later, as he was twice over the legal limit.
He later went to rehab to combat his addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs.
The Sun revealed the devastating issues that led Ant to rehab, including chronic pain caused by a knee injury two years ago, anxiety over not being able to conceive with Lisa, and depression that led to his substance abuse.
AA: Ant, who has previously struggled with depression, alcohol and substance abuse, also has the symbol for Alcoholics Anonymous tattooed on his left wrist.
Her statement to the publication read: ‘The first step is to admit that you need help. I have let people down. I’m really sorry. I feel like I’ve let a lot of people down and for that I’m really sorry. I want to thank my wife, family and closest friends through this really difficult time.
He has been fighting his condition for two years after a knee operation went wrong, leaving him in constant pain. After his knee surgery, he started taking the opioid pain reliever Tramadol and became addicted to it.
Chris Moyles only managed to get one star in his second Bushtucker Test of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here, in which he was forced to face his fear of confined spaces in order to crawl through a series of pipes.
Fail: Chris Moyles only managed to get one star in his second Bushtucker test of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! 2022
Not only was the announcer struggling with his surroundings, but things got worse when he dropped his bag, lost the keys he was using to unscrew the stars and also the tokens, leading him to have to use the last few minutes of the challenge to retrieve the items, but was only able to salvage one of the two stars he had collected.
The 48-year-old radio DJ arrived at the trial cleanup on Wednesday night’s episode with “tears in his eyes,” telling hosts Ant and Dec: “I’m fucking myself” and his fear seized him and he left him. with only one star for the camp, leading to a shocked reaction from viewers and the presenters of the ITV show.
This week, Owen did the same test again, only to return with a full house for camp.
The temperatures are rising! Chris Moyles will address the Boiling Point trial on Wednesday night, after being voted on by the public.