Former Hollyoaks star Gemma Atkinson has missed her chance to become queen of the jungle and become the seventh celebrity to be evicted.

Upon hearing the news the 23-year-old shouted "Yes!" before hugging her fellow I'm a celebrity campers.

While being interviewed by ITV, Gemma thanked the audience for voting her out saying "I was ready yesterday".

She added that she was looking forward to going home and seeing her mum.

The young actress has tipped either jungle buddy J BROWN or Christopher Biggins to win the show.

According to the Mirror, TV presenter Cilla Black has joined the campaign to make pantomime star Christopher king of the jungle.

The former BLIND DATE presenter told the newspaper that the actor is a "wonderful person" who she has been friends with for 24 years.

"Biggins is the life and soul of any party. But I think he is just grateful to be in there. And when he comes out I hope he gets a great film role. He is a tremendous actor and people forget that, " she added.

29/11/2007 11:53:08