Made In Chelsea's Hugo Taylor has opened up about 'drug withdrawals' in the I'm A Celeb jungle.

He starred on the show back in 2012, but has said that these things have 'never been talked about' - until now.

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Speaking to Digital Spy, he said: "We had some really weird things happening in the jungle that we unanimously have never spoken about and probably never will.

"Things happened off camera because people had no food, and because there's no food, or they have specific requirements for their diets or their intake of medication specifically, a lot of people's medication says 'Take with food'.

"Some people stopped being able to take their medication which caused real problems. Which was never televised. That's our jungle secret."

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He added that so little stars were being won, that bosses got concerned and flew in a vitamin mix. Camp mates had so little energy they would lie down all day in silence.

During the same year, comic Brian Conley quit after suffering with exhaustion and malnutrition. He also mentioned his anti-depressants and how difficult it was in the jungle.


At the time, he said: "It was bad, because it was out of my control and it was their decision. I couldn't lie to them. I've taken these tablets for 15 years."

Here he is prior to his jungle stint...

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He continued: "I feel very proud that I stuck to my guns and that I said well I have to go I feel very proud that I didn't saunter out and walk straight into the Versace - that I had to be sedated because of exhaustion I feel very proud that I got through it and it actually made me a much stronger man and you're looking at someone who doesn't need anti-depressants and I realise that now.

"ITV is a big huge company, they have got to do it right and if I've brought these tablets in, I've got to take them."

Mel Ramsay

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