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Joe Swash and Scarlett Moffatt QUIT I’m A Celeb Extra Camp

Joe Swash and Scarlett Moffatt have both announced they have quit presenting I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! Extra Camp.

The pair have been hosting the spin-off show together for the last two years alongside Joel Dommett but have now revealed the 2018 series was their last.

Joe, 37, who has presented the series since 2009, penned a heartfelt social media post where he said he said he has decided to leave the show to spend more time with his family.  

End of an era: Joe Swash and Scarlett Moffatt have both announced they are stepping down from presenting I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Extra Camp

End of an era: Joe Swash and Scarlett Moffatt have both announced they are stepping down from presenting I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! Extra Camp 

He wrote: ‘I can’t believe I’m about to say this… For 10 incredible years I’ve been lucky enough to host my favourite show on telly. 

‘Being a part of the I’m a Celebrity After Show has been everything I could have dreamed of and more. 

‘But I’ve come to the decision that this year I’m going to have to leave my jungle family and stay home with my wonderful real family.’

The TV star explained that he wants to spend as much time as he can with his girlfriend Stacey Solomon, 29, and their children.  

Bowing out: Joe penned a heartfelt social media post where he said he said he has decided to leave the show to spend more time with his family

Bowing out: Joe penned a heartfelt social media post where he said he said he has decided to leave the show to spend more time with his family 

He wrote: ‘I don’t want to miss a second with Stacey and our amazing boys so 3 months in Australia just seems too make to bare this year. 

‘I’m so grateful for everything the jungle has given me and for all of the people who have took me under their wing and given me memories to last a lifetime. 

‘I’ve made some unbelievable friends in fact family in oz and I’ll miss you all terribly.

‘Thank you boys for showing me how it’s done and keeping me on my toes I’ll be watching every night missin ya both! Well It’s not goodbye forever but just for now. Thanks for the memories.

Co-hosts: Scarlett and Joe have presented the series together since 2017 alongside comedian Joel Dommett (pictured in 2018)

Co-hosts: Scarlett and Joe have presented the series together since 2017 alongside comedian Joel Dommett (pictured in 2018) 

‘Tt’s been emotional. Signing off for now and all i have left to say is… “Olly, Olly, Olly, t**s in a trolley, balls in a biscuit tin. Working on the grass, finger up ya arse, playing with your ding a ling a ling!’   

Joe and Stacey have been adapting to life after welcoming son Rex in May – their first child together – as their newest addition to their brood.

Loose Women’s star Stacey has two sons from previous relationships; Zachary, 11, with ex teen sweetheart Dean Cox and Leighton, seven, with former fiancé Aaron Barnham.

Joe also has a son Harry, 12, with his ex fiancée Emma Sophocleous. The couple were delighted to bring their families together with their son Rex. 

Joe wrote: 'I don’t want to miss a second with Stacey and our amazing boys so 3 months in Australia just seems too make to bare this year'

Joe wrote: ‘I don’t want to miss a second with Stacey and our amazing boys so 3 months in Australia just seems too make to bare this year’

He added: 'I’m so grateful for everything the jungle has given me and for all of the people who have took me under their wing and given me memories to last a lifetime'

He added: ‘I’m so grateful for everything the jungle has given me and for all of the people who have took me under their wing and given me memories to last a lifetime’

 

Family: Joe and Stacey have been adapting to life after welcoming son Rex in May - their first child together - as their newest addition to their brood

Family: Joe and Stacey have been adapting to life after welcoming son Rex in May – their first child together – as their newest addition to their brood 

Just minutes after Joe revealed he was leaving the show, his co-host Scarlett shared an Instagram post and said she was also bowing out of the series. 

The former Gogglebox star, 29, said she chatted to Joe before sharing the news and added that she is leaving to focus on a new ‘project’ involving her family. 

Scarlett remained tight-lipped on the details of her upcoming project but said she would announce more soon. 

She wrote: ‘After chatting to one of my besties @realjoeswashy and seeing his insta post I thought I would do mine too. 

‘For 3 years I have enjoyed a jungle life, being crowned queen of the jungle and having the greatest time presenting extra camp with Swashy and Joel who I now class as best friends. 

Saying goodbye: Just minutes after Joe revealed he was leaving the show, his co-host Scarlett shared an Instagram post and said she was also bowing out of the series (pictured in 2018)

Saying goodbye: Just minutes after Joe revealed he was leaving the show, his co-host Scarlett shared an Instagram post and said she was also bowing out of the series (pictured in 2018) 

Moving on: The former Gogglebox star said she chatted to Joe before sharing the news and added that she is leaving to focus on a new 'project' involving her family (pictured in 2018)

Moving on: The former Gogglebox star said she chatted to Joe before sharing the news and added that she is leaving to focus on a new ‘project’ involving her family (pictured in 2018) 

Scarlett wrote: 'I have got a project that I’ve been working on (alongside my family) that I am very very excited to announce soon'

Scarlett wrote: ‘I have got a project that I’ve been working on (alongside my family) that I am very very excited to announce soon’ 

‘The jungle absolutely changed my life and I am massively grateful to everybody who voted for me whilst in the jungle and for your constant support to date and everybody who tuned in to extra camp.

‘Massive thank you to all the team including Richard, Angela, Toni, pecks and of course @antandec and @hollywilloughby @joeldommet and @realjoeswashy.

‘But I have got a project that I’ve been working on (alongside my family) that I am very very excited to announce soon. 

‘And because of this unfortunately I will not be presenting this years extra camp but I will certainly be tuning in LONG LIVE THE JUNGLE.’

Joe was a contestant on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! in 2008 and began presenting the spin-off show the following year with Caroline Flack.

Scarlett was crowned queen of the jungle in 2016 with Joel finishing as runner-up, with both joining Joe on Extra Camp in 2017.  

Pals: Scarlett was crowned queen of the jungle in 2016 with Joel finishing as runner-up, with both joining Joe on Extra Camp in 2017 (pictured in 2018)

Pals: Scarlett was crowned queen of the jungle in 2016 with Joel finishing as runner-up, with both joining Joe on Extra Camp in 2017 (pictured in 2018) 

Daily Mail UK

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