Following on from homophobic and racist tweets found on Jack Maynard’s Twitter timelines, he has left the jungle.
The YouTuber, Jack Maynard has come under fire after a series of homophobic and racist tweets were discovered on his Twitter timeline. The tweets included the use of the “n-word”, which were used to describe a friend and “faggots” which was used as a
The term “retard” was also used as an insult towards people.
The tweets, which were uncovered by The Sun, date back up to six years. He was a teenager at the time of publishing these tweets.
Following news of his removal, an ITV spokesperson said, “Due to circumstances outside camp Jack has had to withdraw from the show.”
According to this unofficial, I’m A Celeb Twitter account, his management released a statement explaining the decision for Jack to leave the show.
— I’m A Celebrity UK (@ImACeIebrityUK) November 21, 2017
“In the last few days Jack Maynard has been the subject of a succession of media stories which, given his position as a contestant on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! – filmed in the Australian jungle, with no contact with the outside world, he has been unable to respond to.
“Since it is only fair that everyone should be aware of any allegations made against them and should also have the right to defend themselves, it was agreed that it would be better to bring him out of the show.”