ITV I'm A Celeb sees tensions rise as Fred Sirieix lays into 'shameful' Nigel Farage
20.11.2023 - 23:14
This year's I'm A Celebrity campmates are only just settling into jungle life, but two contestants have already had a heated clash despite only being in camp together for two days.
In Monday night's episode of the ITV reality show, viewers saw First Dates star Fred Sirieix hit out ex politician Nigel Farage, who he slammed as 'shameful' over his Brexit campaign.
Restauranteur Fred was quick to ask the former UKIP leader about controversial remarks he made while campaigning for Britain to leave the EU. While other campmates shied away from the debate, Fred was keen to hear Nigel's side of the story.
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Sparking the debate, Fred asked the former MEP: "What's the beneift of Brexit?", to which he replied: "To know that we're independent, we stand on our own two feet in the world." Fred hit back telling him Brexit was "about immigration". He told him: "I remember your poster, I thought it was shameful." He accused Nigel of "demonising migrants" with the controversial 'breaking point' campaign poster, which featured an image of a large queue of migrants.
Fred also hit out at the ex politician over price rises, telling him: "You have cost the country, you're responsible for that". Nigel hit back at the comments, telling Fred: "Brexit is about one thing and one thing only - being self governing. We can get it right or make an absolute mess of it but we are in charge. And the people that make those decisions, we can hire or fire them at the next election."
Fred admitted they would have to "agree to disagree" but made one final dig at Nigel, telling him: "We
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