I’m A Celebrity: Fans left HORRIFIED as Rita Simons reveals leg bites

I’m A Celebrity: Viewers express their horror as Rita Simons reveals painful looking BUG BITES on her legs

Fans were left horrified when they caught a glimpse of Rita Simons’ bitten legs during Thursday evening’s edition of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

The former EastEnders star, 41, revealed she had woken up covered in sore looking bites and couldn’t stop scratching them.

Speaking to camp mate Fleur East, 31, Rita admitted she had not stopped scratching the irritable lumps since getting out of bed.

Jungle living: Fans of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! were left horrified when they caught a glimpse of Rita Simons, 41, bitten legs

She said: ‘They are on my back, my arms, my armpits, absolutely everywhere. I woke up scratching, scratching, scratching and haven’t stopped.’ 

Viewers were equally as upset over her bites as they later took to social media to express their sympathy for her.


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One viewer wrote: ‘Honestly hope they get cream for their bites.

‘Of all the years I’ve watched this I’ve never seen so many bites on people.’ 

Sympathy: On Thursday’s episode of the ITV series, the former EastEnders star revealed she had woken up covered in sore looking bites and couldn’t stop scratching them

Support: One viewer wrote: ‘Honestly hope they get cream for their bites. ‘Of all the years I’ve watched this I’ve never seen so many bites on people’

It wasn’t just Rita who was suffering as The Chase star Anne Hegerty, 60, also revealed she had angry red blotches on her skin from being bitten. 

One user wrote: ‘Blimey Rita’s bites look awful and it looks like Anne has some as well.’

While another fan also expressed their shock, writing: ‘Rita’s bites look so sore omg’ and another added: ‘those bites that Rita’s got look pretty nasty.’

Supportive: Viewers were equally as upset over her bites as they later took to social media to express their sympathy for her

The conversation about bites quickly turned humorous after Emily Atack, 28, remarked that Fleur was ‘looking skinny’. 

The X Factor star was not impressed with the remark, saying she doesn’t want to be a ‘skinny minny’ and coined a catchy tune on the spot about embracing her curves. 

‘Don’t say that, I like my curves, I don’t want to be a skinny minny,’ she then starting singing. ‘I don’t want to be a skinny minny, I like the curves on my body, I like my bum, I like my thighs…’ 

Grim: May fans admitted the nasty bites on Rita’s legs looked very painful 

The conversation about bites quickly turned humorous after Emily Atack, 28, remarked that Fleur East, 31, was ‘looking skinny’ with The X Factor star coining a song on the spot about her curves


She said: ‘Don’t say that, I like my curves, I don’t want to be a skinny minny,’ she then starting singing. ‘I don’t want to be a skinny minny, I like the curves on my body, I like my bum, I like my thighs…’

Singalong: Emily joined in laughing and dancing with Fleur and singing about liking her attributes too. ‘I like my breasts, they are very nice’

Emily joined in laughing and dancing with Fleur and singing about liking her attributes too. ‘I like my breasts, they are very nice.’ 

Later in the episode, Emily revealed that she failed her driver’s test five times due to nearly running a child over, running red lights and almost driving into her own front door.

‘I started learning when I was 17 and took the tests over two to three years but I gave up in the end,’ she revealed. ‘I tried!’

Mishap: Also on the episode, Emily revealed that she failed her driver’s test five times due to nearly running a child over, running red lights and almost driving into her own front door

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