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Burnley pensioner tells reporter he’s ‘bloody miserable’ in lockdown

‘I’m bloody miserable – pubs are shut’: Burnley pensioner’s no-nonsense reply when reporter asks him how he’s feeling after I’m a Celebrity’s Jordan North said town’s Turf Moor stadium was his ‘happy place’

  • Pensioner was stopped by sports correspondent David Chisnall outside stadium 
  • He said: ‘I’m bloody miserable – pubs are shut. What do you expect?’ 
  • Stadium garnered attention after it was dubbed Jordan North’s ‘happy place’ 

A Burnley pensioner left a reporter stunned when he said ‘I’m bloody miserable, pubs are shut,’ after being asking how he was feeling outside Jordan North’s ‘happy place’ – Turf Moor stadium. 

The pensioner, seen zooming past on a mobility scooter, was stopped by ITV sports correspondent, David Chisnall, outside Burnley Football Club’s Turf Moor stadium. 

The stadium has garnered attention ever since it was mentioned on Monday night’s instalment of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! by BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North. 

Mr North exclaimed that his ‘happy place’ was Turf Moor during his first bushtucker trial of the series which saw him come face to face with his greatest fear – snakes.

A Burnley pensioner left a reporter stunned when he said ‘I’m bloody miserable, pubs are shut,’ after being asking how he was feeling outside Jordan North’s ‘happy place’ – Turf Moor stadium

The pensioner, seen zooming past on a mobility scooter, answered: 'I'm bloody miserable actually, pubs are shut. What do you expect?'

The pensioner, seen zooming past on a mobility scooter, answered: ‘I’m bloody miserable actually, pubs are shut. What do you expect?’

The stadium (pictured) has garnered attention ever since it was mentioned on Monday night's instalment of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! by BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North

The stadium (pictured) has garnered attention ever since it was mentioned on Monday night’s instalment of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! by BBC Radio 1 DJ Jordan North

Hilarious footage shows Mr Chisnall standing outside the stadium with a microphone when he stops the pensioner on the scooter. 

He asks: ‘Sorry to bother you, can we just ask how happy you’re feeling right now?’ 

To which the unnamed pensioner responds with a cheeky grin: ‘I’m bloody miserable actually, pubs are shut. What do you expect?’ 

Mr Chisnall was left in a stunned silence by the no-nonsense reply and simply stood watching as the pensioner whizzed off. 

During Mr North's bushtucker trial - tasks famed for forcing celebrities to face their fears - he told presenters Ant and Dec that his happy place was Turf Moor

During Mr North’s bushtucker trial – tasks famed for forcing celebrities to face their fears – he told presenters Ant and Dec that his happy place was Turf Moor

The Geordie duo then jokingly reminded him that Burnley sit second to last in the football table and are waiting for a first Premier League win this season and that if Turf Moor was his happy place, they wouldn't want to see his sad place

The Geordie duo then jokingly reminded him that Burnley sit second to last in the football table and are waiting for a first Premier League win this season and that if Turf Moor was his happy place, they wouldn’t want to see his sad place

During Mr North’s bushtucker trial – tasks famed for forcing celebrities to face their fears – he told presenters Ant and Dec: ‘My brother, who is a paratrooper, said to me no matter how scared or cold you get to think of your happy place.’

And throughout the trial he could be heart shouting: ‘Happy place, happy place, Turf Moor, Turf Moor.’

The Geordie duo then jokingly reminded him that Burnley sit second to last in the football table and are waiting for a first Premier League win this season and that if Turf Moor was his happy place, they wouldn’t want to see his sad place.  

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