Nigel Farage recalled nan horrific injuries he sustained from a level clang during Tuesday's section of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, insisting nan mishap intends he lives pinch a 'devil whitethorn attraction attitude' today.
The erstwhile politician, 59, was near injured truthful severely 13 years agone that he underwent a cervix reconstruction and had his limb successful a plaster formed for a twelvemonth aft he flew successful a ray craft pinch a Brexit banner trailing behind.
He besides underwent a awesome spinal cognition pursuing the mishap 13 years ago erstwhile nan aircraft, towing a Vote UKIP banner accidentally wrapped astir nan tail and rudder during nan flight, causing nan level to nosedive to nan ground, injuring him and nan pilot.
In 2016 Nigel was progressive successful a high-speed roadworthy mishap while driving location from Brussels and in 1985 he was deed by a Volkswagen Beetle while connected a pelican crossing.
After his Brussels crash, Nigel suspected his car had been tampered pinch but a mechanic later quashed these claims and revealed it was nan consequence of mediocre repair work.
Nigel told his campmates astir his erstwhile level and car clang aft This Morning big Josie Gibson asked: 'What were you doing astatine nan clip erstwhile you were flying a plane, wherever were you going?'
Nigel admitted: 'Being an idiot, flying a banner,' prompting Fred to ask: 'What was connected nan banner?'
Nigel continued to explicate his injuries: 'I don’t callback being unconscious, but I do callback nan explosion, nan level flipping over, being stuck successful there, everything broken… each rib beforehand and back, divided sternum, punctured lung… it was bad.'
Nigel said: 'Not arsenic agelong arsenic I should person been, I discharged myself, I sewage bored.'
Injuries: The erstwhile politician, 59, was near injured truthful severely 13 years agone that he underwent a cervix reconstruction and had his limb successful a plaster formed for a year
Nigel said: 'When bad things hap to you successful life you’ve sewage to make a decision. Have I been unlucky, person I been lucky?'
Grace asked: 'Do you deliberation that flavours really you unrecorded your life? That devil whitethorn attraction attitude?'
Nigel replied: 'Yeah. That was 1 of nan things. I’ve had a fewer things hap which I deliberation does really thief pinch thinking, "Sod it I’m going to do what I believe."'
Grace asked: 'When you guidelines up successful a room and make a reside that’s incredibly unpopular, do you deliberation that flavour of it is you only unrecorded once?'
Nigel replied: 'Definitely,' prompting Grace to ask: 'You don’t mind being unpopular?'
ITV bosses signed him connected nan knowing that he would not beryllium capable to transportation retired immoderate tasks, including ones that impact lifting dense weights. He besides avoided nan plank challenge.
A root adjacent to nan erstwhile UKIP leader said: 'Nigel can't do strenuous activity because he's been successful a car crash, arsenic good arsenic nan level clang and he's had his cervix reconstructed.
'Some of nan stars will beryllium going successful by jumping retired of an aeroplane but location is nary measurement he tin do that. He was near truthful severely injured and location are immoderate things that would beryllium vulnerable for him to return on.'
Instead of jumping retired of nan level for illustration campmates person successful erstwhile years, Nigel was sent to return portion successful a godforsaken situation pinch Josie and TikTok sensation Nella Rose.
Revealing his limitations successful nan jungle beforehand, Nigel told The Mail connected Sunday: 'Well, thing involving weight lifting, I'd beryllium retired because I've evidently had immoderate rather superior beingness injuries and cervix reconstructions and goodness knows what else.'
I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! continues Wednesday 22 November astatine 9pm connected ITV1 and ITVX
I'm A Celebrity 2023: Meet nan campmates
Claim to fame: Former leader of nan UK Independence Party and leader of nan Brexit Party.
Phobias: Nobody likes rats, snakes and I americium dreading thing to do pinch heights.
Biggest misconception you want to dispel?: I person been demonised complete nan years and truthful it will beryllium bully to show group I americium not nasty.
Role successful camp: Lead connected starting up plentifulness of campfire discussions.
Aside from your family, what will you miss nan astir whilst successful camp?: A pint successful nan pub and nan news.
Best & worst attributes: I dream to cheer group up erstwhile they are down. Worst? I americium impatient and I do snore.
Dream camper: As a arguable governmental media figure, I ne'er sanction names… But I americium looking guardant to gathering absorbing group from each different fields
Claim to fame: EastEnders actress.
Phobias: Rats. I dislike them!
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle?: I tin beryllium a small ditzy astatine times but I americium decidedly not a ‘dumb blonde’. I want to show I tin do nan trials, challenges and get stuck in.
Role successful camp: Shoulder to outcry on, thief others if they are emotion debased successful camp.
Aside from family, what will you miss astir whilst successful camp?: Snacking. I americium a small muncher and I americium going to miss my greeting cup of tea, too!
Best & worst attributes: I’d for illustration to deliberation I will beryllium bully if group are really struggling. I americium not, however, very bully astatine being bored, nor americium I a greeting personification either.
Dream camper: Ed Sheeran. If he brings his guitar into camp, he tin singing for us.
Claim to fame: First Dates star.
Phobias: I americium frightened of everything. I americium dying to find retired really vile nan nutrient will be!
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle?: I don’t deliberation location is thing but I americium looking guardant to learning much astir myself during my clip successful nan camp.
Role successful camp: I will decidedly muck successful pinch each nan jobs. I don’t mind cooking aliases cleaning nan toilets.
Aside from your family, what will you miss nan astir whilst successful camp? My bed. It’s ace comfy. I will besides miss a cup of java successful nan morning.
Best & worst attributes: I for illustration to person nosy but I do snore and I americium impatient!
Dream camper: It’s going to beryllium bully to meet everyone but I’d emotion to spot Dolly Parton, The Rock aliases Snoop Dog successful there.
Claim to fame: YouTuber and Catfish UK star.
Phobias: I americium fearful of everything!
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle? I americium a beautiful unfastened book.
Role successful camp: Keep nan morale and humour high.
Aside from your family, what will you miss nan astir whilst successful camp? My phone… I americium ever connected it!
Dream camper: Alison Hammond aliases Adele.
Claim to fame: Hollyoaks star.
Phobias: I americium a spot frightened of nan dark. When you spell to nan House of Horrors astatine Halloween and things jump retired astatine you, I americium not very bully erstwhile I can’t see!
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle: It will beryllium bully to spell successful arsenic maine and not arsenic my Hollyoaks character.
Role successful camp: Grafter aliases chef, I americium rather bully astatine cooking. But I’ve ne'er cooked connected a occurrence before. Aside from family, what will you miss astir whilst successful camp: Football and my animal comforts.
Best & worst attributes: I’d for illustration to deliberation I americium a bully personification and a bully squad player. I americium not lazy but I do person a fewer bad habits for illustration picking my nose. My woman has been trying to train maine to stop!
Dream camper: Sir Alex Ferguson aliases Neil Warnock.
Claim to fame: Zoey 101 and Sweet Magnolias star.
Phobias: I americium frightened of everything.
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle?: I deliberation this is simply a bully chance to show who I really am.
Role successful camp: Hopefully I will beryllium nan 1 who tin support everyone.
Aside from family, what will you miss nan astir whilst successful camp? A normal bathroom, aerial conditioning and my bed.
Best & worst attributes: I deliberation my champion value is it takes a batch to wounded my feelings; but I americium impatient and my family would opportunity I get successful a bad temper a lot.
Dream camper: Nicole Kidman, she is my favourite character successful nan full wide world, aliases Reece Witherspoon.
Claim to fame: Made In Chelsea prima and power presenter.
Phobias: I americium not a creepy crawly feline and I dislike anyone aliases thing rubbing my neck.
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle?: Since nan property of 21, I’ve spent my full life connected TV and truthful I consciousness whether group person a bully aliases bad sentiment of me, it’s astir apt warranted!
Role successful camp: I’m a ‘yes’ man truthful cooking, cleaning I will do immoderate they want maine to do.
Aside from family, what will you miss astir whilst successful camp?: I cognize this sounds lame but gaming.
Best & worst attributes: I’d for illustration to deliberation I americium nan tribunal jester and I don’t return things excessively seriously, truthful if anyone is having a bad time I would for illustration to put a grin connected their face. Worst? I americium rather forgetful and I americium bad astatine focusing connected things.
Dream camper: Stephen Fry. I deliberation I would self-combust if he was going successful nan jungle!
Claim to fame: This Morning presenter.
Phobias: Insects and I frost each clip I spot a spider and I americium not judge what I americium going to do if I americium successful a proceedings pinch them!
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle?: I would for illustration group to cognize I americium very clever astatine knowing useless information!
Role successful camp: Mum. I americium very motherly and I besides emotion chatting to people.
Aside from family, what will you miss astir whilst successful camp?: Getting up to rustle barren my hairsbreadth and putting a spot of make-up on!
Best & worst attributes: I americium an optimist and I emotion gathering group from each walks of life. Worst? I tin beryllium rather nosey and I americium worried astir my temper if I americium excessively hungry.
Dream camper: Dawn French, I emotion her.
Claim to fame: JLS star.
Phobias: Heights. I person pulled retired of a skydive pinch JLS successful nan past because I was excessively scared!
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle: To show I americium not conscionable a personnel of a boy band. It will beryllium bully for group to study much astir me.
Role successful camp: I’d for illustration to deliberation I will beryllium a enarthrosis to outcry connected and a mediator.
Aside from family, what will you miss astir whilst successful camp?: My imagination shot app! I americium obsessed pinch it! Four weeks without euphony is simply a agelong time, too.
Best & worst attributes: I’ve sewage 3 children nether nan property of 10 and you decidedly request a batch of patience for that! Worst? Rochelle would astir apt opportunity I get ‘hangry’ if I don’t person capable food.
Dream camper: Paddy McGuinness – I’ve done Soccer Aid pinch him earlier and I cognize he’s funny, he gets stuck successful and he is hands on.
Claim to fame: MasterChef prima and nutrient critic.
Phobias: Horrible people.
Biggest misconception you want to dispel successful nan jungle: People deliberation I americium rather forthright and scary but I don’t deliberation I americium scary! Hopefully group will spot this.
Role successful camp: Shoulder to outcry connected and I americium a applicable navigator truthful I tin thief out.
Aside from your family, what will you miss nan astir whilst successful camp? My 3 cats and my make-up bag. I emotion a spot of glamour.
Best & worst attributes: I would for illustration to deliberation I americium funny! My worst value is deficiency of sleep. I for illustration my sleep.
Dream camper: Queen Camilla. She would beryllium very practical. And Madonna - she could execute tracks from her Greatest Hits tour!