Vernon Kay misplaced over two stone whereas within the I’m A Movie star… Get Me Out Of Right here! citadel.
Over the previous few weeks, viewers watched because the campmates struggled to organize squirrel, eels and cuttlefish, pined for chocolate and chowed down on meagre parts of rice and beans.
And after 21 days within the citadel, the restricted consuming took its toll on finalist Vernon.
Tess Daly revealed her husband informed her he misplaced 30lbs within the citadel, and made positive to replenish the fridge forward of his return.
The Strictly host wrote on Instagram: ‘Vern informed me he’s misplaced 30lbs in weight. So I’ve been buying to get a few of his fave meals prepared for his return… largely meat, chocolate, and naturally his favorite @yorkshiretea luggage.’
Tess, 51, rifled by her buying luggage, which contained pancetta, bacon rashers, meatballs, pasta, baked camembert, pasta and a Turkish delight.
Vernon misplaced 30lbs in three weeks (Image: Kieron McCarron/ITV/REX)
Tess stocked up the fridge with Vernon’s favourites (Image: Instagram/@tessdaly)
The star, who has been married to Vernon since 2003, added: ‘Wow that was a rollercoaster. What an excellent collection. Vernon went in there and he wished to make us proud, and he’s performed that with bells on.
‘Thanks a lot to your help and your votes, he wouldn’t have been within the remaining with out you.
‘Huge congratulations to Giovanna, queen of the citadel, and I simply can’t look forward to him to come back dwelling. Sure Vernon, the fridge is full.’
Vernon, 46, got here third within the remaining, behind Radio 1 DJ Jordan North and eventual winner Giovanna Fletcher.
Vernon was happy together with his cuppa (Image: ITV/REX)
Earlier than the ultimate vote, the trio took half of their final brutal Bushtucker Trials, with Vernon having to lie down with critters, scorpions and rotten fruit, Giovanna consuming lamb’s testicles, and Jordan moving into an iron maiden with 50 snakes.
After profitable all the celebs, the campmates had been handled to their dream meals, with Vernon choosing a prawn cocktail, adopted by a most important of roast hen, candy potatoes and coleslaw, and completed off with a dessert of sticky toffee pudding.
Nonetheless, he regretted his alternative of deal with – cottage cheese and Marmite on toast – and baffled viewers by choosing a cup of tea as his dream drink.
Whereas Jordan sipped on a pint of Guinness, Vernon’s cuppa arrived after the principle, and the presenter even licked the teapot spout to get each final drop.
It actually is the little issues.
Final evening’s remaining was watched by a peak of 10.7 million viewers and a median of 9.7 million, up 600,000 on final yr’s viewers.
It’s nearly like all people is sitting at dwelling…