Jordan’s incident didn’t sit properly with some viewers (Image: ITV)
At its peak, 12 hundreds of thousands viewers tuned in for the primary episode of the brand new sequence, which noticed BBC Radio One DJ Jordan North – who’s frightened of heights – vomit in the bushes before he abseiled down a cliff face before he even entered the camp.
In keeping with the regulator, 79 individuals have contacted them over the sequence debut with 39 of these targeted on the vomiting scenes.
In a press release, Ofcom stated: ‘Ofcom has obtained a complete of 79 complaints for final evening’s I’m a Movie star… Get Me Out of Right here! of which 37 associated to scenes of Jordan vomiting and 18 associated to non-specific animal welfare.’
Different viewers complained concerning the remedy of animals in the course of the launch, because the contestants had been seen consuming rabbit after spending 12 minutes inside a plastic field stuffed with creepy crawlies.
Whereas a lot of viewers took points with Jordan’s puking, others joked he’s put himself within the firing line for each single trial.
Former I’m A Celeb star Jake Quickenden was one of many stars who stated the DJ has set himself up for the sequence.
‘HahHa Jordan’s doing the trials then #imacelebrity (sic),’ he wrote.
Jordan’s Radio 1 colleague Nick Grimshaw threw shade on the DJ, posting a GIF of a vomiting puppet from Workforce America World Police.
Certainly, the episode ended as EastEnders star Shane Richie and Jordan were voted by the public to take on the series’ first bushtucker trial.
The pair seemed lower than happy as they found they’d been chosen to tackle the Viper Vault.
Shane has already received over viewers along with his cheek chappy nature, however it appears he didn’t do sufficient to be protected from the wrath of the viewers’ votes.
Followers will have the ability to see the outcomes of the trial on tonight’s present.
I’m a Movie star continues on weeknights and Sundays at 9pm on ITV via to its last on Friday 4 December.
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