Ant and Dec revealed they’d been despatched ‘messages’ as I’m A Celebrity viewers fumed at ITV displaying a recap episode on Saturday evening.
It’s been an extended whereas since a TV programme sparked fairly a Twitter furore as I’m A Celeb did this weekend as followers of the show took to social media of their droves to categorical their disgust and frustration at a highlights show going out as an alternative of extra dwell motion from the fortress.
If you suppose we’re overreacting, simply take a look at Twitter and you will see the uproar for your self – some viewers even claimed producers had ‘ruined’ their Saturday evening.
Presenters Ant and Dec had been included in a variety of the unfavorable tweets about Saturday’s show and, taking it on the chin, they addressed the backlash proper from the off as they returned to host Sunday’s dwell show.
Dec started: “We’ve bought a bumper 75 minute show for you, fully dwell and with out a highlights bundle in sight.”
Ant then stated: “Thanks for all of your messages about final evening’s pre-recorded highlights show,” earlier than Dec interrupted: “It wasn’t simply highlights although, there was a great deal of unseen footage!”
Ant added: “We actually recognize the suggestions, though, I ought to level out, medically I can not do this to myself.”
Viewers watching Sunday’s show appreciated Ant and Dec for not burying the uproar underneath the carpet, with one tweeting: “love how Ant & Dec addressed how all of us hated the spotlight episode,” and one other posting: “Hahahaha Ant & Dec addressing the large elephant within the room”