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Bristow's not so crafty as he's forced out of Jungle

DARTS star Eric Bristow admitted he was disappointed not to make the final of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! after becoming the latest contestant to be voted out of the jungle.

The former world champion left camp following 20 days in the Australian wilderness and said he would have liked to have a go at one last challenge.

Asked by hosts Ant and Dec how he felt about departing the jungle, Bristow said: "I had a great time but I would have liked to make the last three.

"I would have liked to have a go at (eating) the grubs for my kids."

Boxer David Haye, former Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts and actress Charlie Brooks will now battle it out for the reality series crown.



TEASING

Asked about his teasing of fellow celebrities, Bristow, who tipped Haye to win, said: "I tell the truth whether it hurts or not. I tried to create a bit of atmosphere in the camp."

The sportsman, nicknamed The Crafty Cockney, was greeted by his son after his interview, with the pair embracing each other as they posed for the awaiting press pack.

Earlier in the show, man mountain Haye was knocked to the floor by blasts of water, wind and flying balls in the Celebrity Cyclone task.

The heavyweight boxer was joined by his fellow campmates as they fought to win food in the energetic trial.

And despite hitting the deck on numerous occasions, they managed to secure an impressive four meals in six minutes.

The contestants also won a variety of treats including cheese and phone calls in a darts challenge.

Brooks was able to call her seven-year-old daughter Kiki, after her campmates decided she deserved one of the two phone calls.

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