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Where is Matty Lee? I'm A Celebrity fans complain at lack of star

Olympic diver Matty Lee has failed to garner much screen time on the ITV show.

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Published: Friday, 26th November 2021 at 12:57 pm

Many I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! fans have been asking one question – where is Matty Lee?

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The Olympic diver was part of the all-star line-up that was announced earlier this month but so far has failed to take part in any trials or be at the centre of the content we see in camp.

I’m A Celebrity 2021 has seen a great deal of time devoted to the likes of David Ginola, Snoochie Shy, Naughty Boy, and former cast member Richard Madeley.

However, social media has been awash with comments complaining about Matty’s lack of screen time.

Even Matty’s own family took to his social media pages to call for further Matty content.

They tweeted on Wednesday (24th November): “Please can we see more of Matty [sad-face emoji, prayer hands emoji]?”

On Instagram the following day, they also penned: “Hopefully we are going to see more and more of Matty on @imacelebrity in the coming days but what is certain is that he will need everyone’s support. 

“So, whatever your reason for loving and supporting him, if you can, please continue voting for him to do a trial and, most importantly, to stay in the castle when that voting starts.”

They are not alone, either, as viewers on Twitter shared their thoughts on his lack of prominence in the recent episodes.

One viewer wrote on Twitter: “Matty Lee has had less screen time than the f**king creatures. Almost forget hes there - then up he pops..”

Another person added: “feeling so deprived of matty lee content.”

Meanwhile, another fan of Matty’s commented: “The producers should give everyone a FAIR CHANCE of airtime on @ImACelebrity @ITV LOVE to see MORE of MATTY LEE #TeamMatty.

Elsewhere, another admirer of the diver commented: “Please can we see more Matty Lee [prayer-hands emoji].”

Finally, one I’m A Celebrity viewer concluded: “I love Matty Lee so much…more screen time please!”

Well, we shall have to wait and see how far Matty gets now there are even more celebrities in camp with the recent addition of EastEnders actor Adam Woodyatt and Coronation Street star Simon Gregson.

Could Matty's big trial be around the corner?

I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! continues at 9pm on ITV with previous instalments available on ITV Hub.

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