Lady Colin Campbell keeps her I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! appearance fee
- Bang Showbiz
- 6 December 2015
According to Lady Colin Campbell, she got her full appearance fee for 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!' because she threatened to sue ITV
Lady Colin Campbell claims she got her full appearance fee for 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!' because she threatened to sue ITV.
The 66-year-old socialite made an early exit from the reality TV programme amid claims she was being bullied by Tony Hadley and Duncan Bannatyne, and Lady C has now revealed she's been able to keep her £70,000 fee.
She said: "I visited producers to complain about the bullying. I don't know how often - several times a day.
"At first I asked they intervene and when it became apparent that it was ongoing, I had to demand action. I realised the button to press was legal, and my goodness did it work.
"I don't know if they exercised their duty of care of me. What I do know is the situation went on for a long and punishing duration."
Lady C also said the show's producers were happy for her to leave the jungle because they couldn't offer her protection from the other contestants.
She explained: "That is the real reason I left. They (ITV) wanted me out because they could not protect me. They needed to get me out."
What's more, the divisive socialite defended her bad language while in the jungle, which led to complaints to Ofcom.
She told The Sun on Sunday newspaper: "Every lady swears. I don't know a lady, duchess or princess that doesn't. Diana's favourite words began with C and F.
"It didn't constitute bullying. It was simple descriptiveness."