Jill Scott has said that she is “still in shock after winning I’m a Celebrity… Get me out of here!
The former footballer, who was named Queen of the Jungle after two rounds of public voting in the final of the ITV reality show, added that she was “overwhelmed” by the public’s support. they.
She won the first round with 47.3% of the vote compared with 21.7% for former health secretary Matt Hancock as Hollyoaks actor Owen Warner who won 31%.
She then won the final vote with 57.7%, compared with Warner’s 42.3%, ITV said.
She wrote on Instagram on Thursday: “Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the support while I was in the woods!
“I am absolutely overwhelmed and appreciate every single message, vote, and general kindness! I’m still in total shock and I don’t think Queen of the Jungle is going to drown in it!
“I know one thing is that I leave with a lot of great friends and that is the biggest win for me!
“Time to go home, shower a few more times and meet loved ones, THANK YOU.”
The midfielder – who was a member of the women’s team that won Euro 2022 and then retired in the summer – posted an Instagram story on Wednesday showing her return to the UK from Australia.
It shows her moving back to Boxx2Boxx Coffee in Manchester, which she owns with her fiancée, Shelly Unitt.
Scott told ITV’s Good Morning Britain on Monday that she has no “ready plans” for what she will do now.
“I really don’t know what I’m going to do next,” she said. “I just feel, like, if you give everything every day and keep trying to be a good person, then we’ll see what happens.”
A total of 10.1 million viewers watched Sunday’s final, ITV said, the highest-rated match since football coach Harry Redknapp won in 2018.
Four years ago, an average of 10.9 million people watched the series finale.
This year’s total viewership has grown by 3.6 million by the end of 2021, with celebrities watching it at Gwrych Castle in Wales, ITV added. .
Sunday’s performance drew a peak audience of 11.5 million.
An upcoming show after the series will air on Thursdays at 9:15pm on ITV and ITV Hub.
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