Boy George has accused fellow I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here campmates of being ‘fake’ as he continues to cause drama after apparently threatening to quit.
The Culture Club singer, 61, admitted he doesn’t think people are “being themselves” as he ranted to his co-star Seann Walsh during Saturday’s episode of the show.
George’s claims come after it was claimed he threatened to quit the ITV series after being denied a golf cart back to camp during a heated discussion with producers.
FAKE! Boy George has accused fellow I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here campmates of being ‘fake’ as he continues to sow drama after apparently threatening to quit
During the chat with Seann, George said: “It’s hard to be totally yourself in this environment anyway, you’re around people you don’t know.”
“You only get a superficial experience of who they are. I don’t get the stimulation I need. I think all those people would be more fun here. I think Sue would be a shoutout on the outside from here.
‘Mike is a lot wilder outside here, I’ve read stories. People are not themselves and I can see that.
Not impressed: The Culture Club singer, 61, admitted he didn’t think people were ‘being themselves’ as he ranted to his co-star Seann Walsh during the show’s episode of saturday
Following his tirade, some viewers took to social media to suggest that George was unhappy that things were currently too smooth in the camp.
One person reflected: ‘I don’t trust Boy George, I think he’s frustrated that everything is going too well in the camp.
‘Will he say something to shake things up, I’m not sure. I think a lot of them play the game.
Another person said: “Why are you on I’m A Celebrity if you know everyone is fake?” Sorry mate, maybe you’re not trying hard enough x.’
At its output ? George’s claims come after it was claimed he threatened to quit the ITV series after being denied a golf cart back to camp during a heated discussion with producers.
Another person said, “I watched I’m A Celebrity last night.” Boy George says people aren’t themselves. Well, there’s no rule to say you have to be yourself.
‘So I don’t understand why in this series and other people mention that this person is not themselves. Not the rules.
Another person suggested that because of his love of drama, Boy George was probably on the wrong show and should have chosen to appear on Celebrity Big Brother instead.
Reaction: Following his tirade, some viewers took to social media to suggest that George was unhappy that things are currently too smooth in the camp
When chatting with Seann, George said: ‘It’s hard to be totally yourself in this environment anyway, you’re with people you don’t know’
While some were angered by Boy George’s ongoing campaign to stir up trouble in the camp with his continual confrontation, others were happy that he called out his campmates on their “two-faced” behavior.
One person said, “Boy George is right there, everyone else has been wrong. He’s really letting himself go, Seann just wishes he was somewhere else right now.
Another said: ‘Couldn’t agree with Boy George more, I find the fake nice guy very stifling. It’s not rebellious or cruel, it’s just honesty. Where is the problem ?
Not impressed: While some were angered by Boy George’s ongoing campaign to stir up trouble in the camp with his continued confrontation, others were happy that he called out his camp mates over their ‘two-faced’ behavior .
On Saturday, it was reported that George had threatened to quit I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here this week as he clashed with the producers of the ITV show.
He was reportedly upset that he couldn’t return to camp after a Bushtucker tryout in a golf cart, as his campmate Sue Cleaver was.
Citing that the soap star has special conditions meaning she cannot climb the steep hill between the proving grounds and the camp, a source told The Sun that the singer was forced to climb the hill rather than taking a turn – which resulted in her pushing – up.
Clash: On Saturday, it was reported that George had threatened to leave I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here this week as he clashed with the producers of the ITV show
According to the publication, Boy George and the rest of the camp mates had to return to camp after a Bushtucker trial – while Sue was taken by golf cart due to a condition that prevents her from walking up the steep hill.
But the singer apparently wasn’t happy he couldn’t get a ride, as the source went on to say he stole an apple from a grower and hid in a nearby area so he couldn’t be filmed.
“Boy George threw a huge strop and demanded to be driven in his own buggy – but ITV didn’t care as they said it wouldn’t be fair to others,” the source told the publication.
Not happy: He was reportedly upset that he couldn’t return to camp after a Bushtucker tryout in a golf cart because fellow campmate Sue Cleaver was
“He then burst into one of the production crew’s tents and plucked an apple, before hiding behind some trees so he couldn’t be caught on any of the show’s cameras,” they wrote. they continued.
“He was threatening to quit the show, and by then he probably would have.”
Boy George reportedly calmed down and returned to camp after seeing the producers side.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for ITV for comment, while a representative for Boy George took to the star’s Instagram in response.
Special circumstances: Sue Cleaver was reportedly taken to the trial by golf cart due to a condition that prevents her from walking up the steep hill
Describing him as a ‘complex and interesting’ person who wants to ‘challenge himself’, George’s rep wrote: ‘He’s probably hungry and bored and doesn’t like games or people pretending to be something that they are not.”
“If you want some real honesty and you look at the emotional challenges being dealt with by someone who is recovering and working every day to be a better person, then continue his journey with him,” he added. “Who in this camp would know what it’s like to be Boy George?”
Concluding the lengthy statement with: “It’s going to be a bumpy ride and you might not see him playing hide and seek, you might see him getting worked up, but he’s lovely and real and it’s fascinating… Reality TV doesn’t always show things as they are.’
And it has certainly been a bumpy ride for the star so far, who has rubbed shoulders with fellow campers since entering the villa.