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I’m A Celebrity: Emily Atack left PETRIFIED as she’s circled by snakes

Emily Atack was left petrified when she was faced with pythons in the latest bushtucker trial on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

The Inbetweeners actress and John Barrowman were pitted against Thompson-Dwyer and Rita Simons in the ‘Drown And Out’ challenge in Friday’s episode, which saw the teams trying to find stars in a tank filling slowly with water.

Emily squealed in panic as water snakes swam around her legs and was forced to cling to a ladder while John, 51, stepped in to try to complete the task.

Look out! Emily Atack was left petrified when she was circled by pythons in the latest bushtucker trial on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here

The trial kicked off with Rita and Malique entering the colosseum as Holly Willoughby, Dec Donnelly and the others stood on podiums.

Dec introduced Emperor Noel and his Inner Circle, which so far comprises of Advisor Harry Redknapp, Fleur East and Sair Khan. 

Dec told Emperor Noel that the public had voted Rita and Malique to do today’s Trial and that he had to choose two gladiators to compete against them. 

The winning team would have a place in the Inner Circle meaning that they would eat from the six stars that were up for grabs in the Trial. They would also be exempt from all duties around camp.

Oh dear: Hosts Willoughby and Dec Donnelly looked on in horror as Emily became surrounded by water snakes 

Oh dear: Hosts Willoughby and Dec Donnelly looked on in horror as Emily became surrounded by water snakes 

Eeek: Emily squealed in panic as water snakes swam around her legs and was forced to cling to a ladder

Eeek: Emily squealed in panic as water snakes swam around her legs and was forced to cling to a ladder

Eeek: Emily squealed in panic as water snakes swam around her legs and was forced to cling to a ladder

It's behind you! The 28-year-old shrieked as one of the pythons squirmed around her in the tiny tank 

It’s behind you! The 28-year-old shrieked as one of the pythons squirmed around her in the tiny tank 

Emperor Noel consulted his Inner Circle and chose John and Emily. All four hugged as John said: ‘I didn’t realise this was going to happen. I thought it was a day out with the family however, something different and I’m game for it.’

Meanwhile, Emily cheekily quipped that she was glad she’d put some knickers on.

The rules stated that both teams would start the Trial at the bottom of two tanks. When the time started, the water in the tanks would begin to rise. The teams’ aim was to find the keys at the bottom of the tank and undo the padlocks on the coloured levers down the wall of the tank.

Once they had undone all the padlocks on each lever, they would need to remove the chain and pull the lever down. That would make water pour out of the corresponding tap on their opponents’ tank.

Tough: The Inbetweeners actress and John Barrowman were pitted against Thompson-Dwyer and Rita Simons in the 'Drown And Out' challenge in Friday's episode, which saw the teams trying to find stars in a tank filling slowly with water

Tough: The Inbetweeners actress and John Barrowman were pitted against Thompson-Dwyer and Rita Simons in the ‘Drown And Out’ challenge in Friday’s episode, which saw the teams trying to find stars in a tank filling slowly with water

Oh dear: . The teams' aim was to find the keys at the bottom of the tank and undo the padlocks on the coloured levers down the wall of the tank

Oh dear: . The teams’ aim was to find the keys at the bottom of the tank and undo the padlocks on the coloured levers down the wall of the tank

Challenging: Once they had undone all the padlocks on each lever, they would need to remove the chain and pull the lever down. That would make water pour out of the corresponding tap on their opponents' tank

Challenging: Once they had undone all the padlocks on each lever, they would need to remove the chain and pull the lever down. That would make water pour out of the corresponding tap on their opponents’ tank

When the water lever in the rival tank rose and forced then out of the top then the team had won. Dec warned that there would be dummy keys and jungle critters with them in the tanks.

Each celebrity climbed down a ladder into the two tanks. There were yabbies, eels and mudcrabs already in there.

The klaxon sounded to indicate the start of the game. Both teams swung into action but with very different strategies. Rita and Malique retrieved a key at a time and tried to get it to fit a lock where as John and Emily tried to get as many keys as possible, putting them in their pockets before then trying to unlock the padlocks.

Hold your breath: Emily and John were submerged in water during the horrifying task 

Hold your breath: Emily and John were submerged in water during the horrifying task 

You can do it: John told Emily to be calm as she squealed as the snakes swam around her legs. 'They don't like you as much as you don't like them. Stick to the plan. It might be a s**t one but keep to it,' he said

You can do it: John told Emily to be calm as she squealed as the snakes swam around her legs. ‘They don’t like you as much as you don’t like them. Stick to the plan. It might be a s**t one but keep to it,’ he said

Oh no: Emily got more and more bothered about the snakes so John instructed her to give him all the keys whilst she clung to the ladder

Oh no: Emily got more and more bothered about the snakes so John instructed her to give him all the keys whilst she clung to the ladder

Malique and Rita went under the water and retrieved a key and almost straight away unlocked one of their padlocks.

John handed Emily a key but in his haste and to her shock also handed her a yabbie. When they had hands and pocket full of keys they climbed to the top of their tank to start trying to unlock the padlocks.

Bearing in mind, she didn’t like water, Rita retained her composure and was focused. Malique also had a great technique of holding his breath for long periods of time whilst sitting on the base of the tank and passing up the keys. This strategy worked and they finally released one of the levers forcing water to pour into Emily and John’s tank.

The tanks filled up quickly and more jungle critters started to appear in the tanks including water pythons and crocs. John told Emily to be calm as she squealed as the snakes swam around her legs. 

‘They don’t like you as much as you don’t like them. Stick to the plan. It might be a s**t one but keep to it,’ he said. 

Smashed it: Bearing in mind, she didn't like water, Rita retained her composure and was focused. Malique also had a great technique of holding his breath for long periods of time whilst sitting on the base of the tank and passing up the keys

Smashed it: Bearing in mind, she didn’t like water, Rita retained her composure and was focused. Malique also had a great technique of holding his breath for long periods of time whilst sitting on the base of the tank and passing up the keys

They can't watch! Holly and Dec observed the task in horror 

They can’t watch! Holly and Dec observed the task in horror 

Meanwhile Rita opened another lever and then Emily and John released one. Emily got more and more bothered about the snakes so John instructed her to give him all the keys whilst she clung to the ladder.

The water rose in both tanks but it was Emily and John’s that flooded out first meaning that Rita and Malique were the winners.

Holly revealed that they both released three of their five levers but because Rita and Malique did theirs first they won.

‘We didn’t give up. We kept on to the end. We’re still winners,’ said John. But sadly only one team could be made members of the Inner Circle.

‘Welcome to the Inner Circle,’ Emperor Noel said to Malique and Rita and told Malique: ‘You were awesome.’

He added: ‘I thought that was terrifying to watch. We were just having kittens. It was awful. They are just awesome.’

They did it! The water rose in both tanks but it was Emily and John's that flooded out first meaning that Rita and Malique were the winners

They did it! The water rose in both tanks but it was Emily and John’s that flooded out first meaning that Rita and Malique were the winners

Champs: Holly revealed that they both released three of their five levers but because Rita and Malique did theirs first they won

Champs: Holly revealed that they both released three of their five levers but because Rita and Malique did theirs first they won

Elsewhere, Harry had viewers in stitches as he made a saucy joke about his wife Sandra while revealing he often gets cramp. 

The footballer manager woke up Noel Edmonds in the morning with cramp in his leg, complaining: ‘I can’t tell you how painful it is.’

Noel joked: ‘I’ll have to take you off at half time,’ before propping the 71-year-old’s leg up and massaging it. 

Harry revealed he normally gets his beloved wife Sandra to massage out the cramp – and joked that she sometimes mistook his cries of pain for pleasure. 

‘I’ve had it at home before and normally shout for Sandra,’ he explained. 

Cheeky: Elsewhere, Harry had viewers in stitches as he made a saucy joke about his wife Sandra while revealing he often gets cramp

Cheeky: Elsewhere, Harry had viewers in stitches as he made a saucy joke about his wife Sandra while revealing he often gets cramp

Candid: Harry revealed he normally gets his beloved wife Sandra to massage out the cramp - and joked that she sometimes mistook his cries of pain for pleasure

Candid: Harry revealed he normally gets his beloved wife Sandra to massage out the cramp – and joked that she sometimes mistook his cries of pain for pleasure

‘I have had it before during a difficult time. I think Sandra thought I was really enjoying myself at that time but it was cramp, I was screaming, I bet she thought “bloody hell, Harry’s getting excited’ but it was the cramp I had.’  

Talking in the Bush Telegraph, Emperor Noel said: ‘I woke up to the cries of Harry Redknapp in agony with cramp.’

He added: ‘It was a very difficult moment for me – I don’t know Harry that well. We’ve only been sleeping together for 24 hours. He did make a bit of a fuss about it.’  

After Noel and Harry emerged from their shack, Harry joked that the TV star had been massaging him inappropriately to the other campmates.  

‘I woke up from cramp and Noel was rubbing my leg under my clothes! I said “the cramp is in my calf, not in my groin!” ‘ he quipped as the camp laughed and Noel protested: ‘Shut it!’ 

Saucy: He said: 'I think Sandra thought I was really enjoying myself at that time but it was cramp, I was screaming, I bet she thought "bloody hell, Harry's getting excited' but it was the cramp I had'

Saucy: He said: ‘I think Sandra thought I was really enjoying myself at that time but it was cramp, I was screaming, I bet she thought “bloody hell, Harry’s getting excited’ but it was the cramp I had’

 

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