I’m A Celebrity 2020: Campmates rejoice as Jordan North FINALLY gets to sit out a trial… after viewers voted for Mo Farah to take on Fort Locks task
He impressed viewers by collecting all 12 stars during his solo trial after already braving a series of gruesome challenges.
And the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! campmates rejoiced as Jordan North was told he would finally get to sit out a task on Thursday’s show.
With the radio host, 30, set to enjoy a well deserved rest on Friday, Mo Farah will be having his first attempt at winning dinner for the camp as he takes on Fort Locks.
Rejoice: The I’m A Celebrity campmates cheered as it was revealed Jordan North would get to sit out Friday’s trial and Mo Farah would instead have a go at the end of Thursday’s show
At the end of the show, Ant and Dec appeared to let the campmates know who had been picked by the public to take part in the next trial.
The final two celebs in the running ended up being AJ Pritchard and Mo, 37, with the athlete winning the vote.
Mo appeared to be in good spirits as he reacted to the news with his new-found pals and they all jumped up from their perches to embrace.
Fans of the hit ITV show also took to Twitter to express their happiness that it was someone new having a go at the challenge.
Ready for his challenge: Athlete Mo will be taking on the Fort Locks trial
One person wrote: ‘Yes, we’ve finally got someone different. I’ve been voting every night for Mo to do a trial.’
While another added: ‘Glad to see a different celeb doing a trial. Jordan has proved his worth, did a great job. Love the small talk with Ant & Dec!’
And a third jubilant I’m A Celeb fan penned: ‘FINALLY IT’S SOMEONE DIFFERENT’
Very pleased: Dozens of fans shared their approval at the result, saying it would be good to see someone different take on a challenge
Not much is yet known about the Fort Locks challenge, however a teaser glimpse at the trial was shared on the I’m A Celebrity Twitter account.
In the image a person is seen looking into several closed vaults with a selection of gruesome items and liquids all over their head.
Some fans took to social media to complain that they were unable to vote via the I’m A Celeb app for five of the ten minutes allocated, on Thursday evening.
At 10pm, Ant and Dec announced that the vote for the next challenge was open, and would close at 10.10pm, but many viewers were unable to make their selection.
While some were finally able to cast their votes after refreshing the app for five minutes, others were unable to vote at all.
What will happen? In an image shared to the I’m A Celeb Twitter account a person is seen looking into several closed vaults with a selection of gruesome looking things over their head
Despite the apparent technical issue, Mo was announced as being the next celeb up for a trial.
Mo will have a tough act to follow after Jordan managed to bring home all 12 meals on Thursday’s show during the Trapped Door trial.
As well as bagging the maximum number of stars for camp, his co-stars commented that he returned to them a ‘completely different person’.
Jordan arrived in the Trials area and was greeted by hosts Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly, both 45, during the latest episode of the ITV programme.
So far he has entertained viewers by screaming for his ‘happy place’ which is Burnley football club’s ground Turf Moor during the trials he has partaken in.
Ahead of his latest task, he told Ant and Dec he was terrified as they explained the new trial to him, which consisted of crawling into an underground tunnel.
Ant told him: ‘You’ve got to make your way through the Trapped Door, once you get past that you’re in an underground tunnel.
Campmates: Ant and Dec made an appearance to share the result of the vote during the show
Final two: Mo and AJ Pritchard were in the running for the Fort Locks trial
Support: AJ and Shane spoke with Mo after the result was announced
‘Inside the underground tunnel you need to lie flat on a trolley and use the rope which is above you to manoeuvre your way through the tunnel which contains a series of stars.
‘When you find the stars you have to stop the trolley and work out how to release each star.’
Dec continued: ‘There are 12 stars hidden in there. Each one equals a meal for camp tonight. When you do reach a star get it in your star bag and keep it there. Only stars in your bag at the end of the trial will count. You’ve got 12 minutes to find 12 stars.’
Jordan told Ant and Dec that he didn’t like confined spaces and that he didn’t even get into lifts.
New lease of life: As well as bagging the maximum number of stars for camp, his co-stars commented that he returned to them a ‘completely different person’
But he added: ‘This whole process has been a massive confidence booster for me. I was scared of everything. I’ve done everything now. I’m going to give it a go.’
Jordan stepped through the trap door and positioned himself on the trolley. He pulled himself through the tunnel at which point maggots rained down on him.
‘Happy place happy place’, he said to himself as more came down.
He saw three stars on a piece of twisted wire and started to screw them off.
He implored himself not to panic and even pulled the wire off its support at once stage as he managed to claim the three stars.
Entertainer: So far he has entertained viewers by screaming for his ‘happy place’ which is Burnley football club’s ground Turf Moor during the trials he has partaken in.
There was another hanging above him which again he managed to retrieve as he sang to himself. He got a total of four stars in that section and then pulled himself along with the rope into the next.
The next set of stars were on poles and he had to move them around to free them like a puzzle.
Again, he managed to free the stars as maggots, mealworms crickets and cockroaches rained down from above.
There was a fourth star hanging above him which again he claimed and put in his bag.
Off you go: Ant told him: ‘You’ve got to make your way through the Trapped Door, once you get past that you’re in an underground tunnel
The next section of the tunnel contained holes that he gingerly had to put his hands into and he managed to retrieve more stars.
He spent the last minute of the trial trying to find the final star but couldn’t and he was released from the underground tunnel as the time was up.
However, when he counted the stars, he discovered that in fact, he’d won all twelve. ‘That’s like putting on your jeans and finding a fiver’ joked Dec.
As he headed back to camp, he said: ‘I cannot believe I got 12 stars. I’m chuffed to bits. I can’t wait to go back to the camp and tell the guys.’
‘I only got 12’, he joked when he returned.
Hard work: ‘When you find the stars you have to stop the trolley and work out how to release each star’
Dec continued: ‘There are 12 stars hidden in there. Each one equals a meal for camp tonight. When you do reach a star get it in your star bag and keep it there. Only stars in your bag at the end of the trial will count. You’ve got 12 minutes to find 12 stars’
Jordan said: ‘I’m absolutely buzzing. Let me tell you. There’s no better feeling coming back to camp on your own and telling all your campmates you got 12 stars. Their reaction was better than what I imagined. I’m elated. I’m so happy.’
Vernon said: ‘He’s come back with 12 stars but most importantly of all he came back a completely different person.’
Beverley said that she thought Jordan’s parents would be proud of him.
And Jess said: ‘We’re just so proud of him. Forget the food, it’s not about the food. Jordan, vomit off the side of a cliff edge Jordan, got a full house all by himself. It’s incredible.’
Oh dear: Jordan told Ant and Dec that he didn’t like confined spaces and that he didn’t even get into lifts