I'm A Celebrity 2016: Why Scarlett Moffatt is ruled out of trials for 'medical reasons'

Why can't Scarlett do trials on I'm A Celeb?

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This is why Scarlett Moffatt has been ruled out of I'm A Celebrity 2016 trials due to 'medical reasons'.

We've seen the Gogglebox star ruled out of a few of this year's tasks including last night's 'Great Ascent' climbing challenge.

However it's not some diva clause in her contract.

Scarlett has revealed how she suffers from Bell’s palsy - a condition that causes temporary paralysis of the muscles in the face - as a result of a car accident when she was aged 11.

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Speaking before her stint in the jungle, Scarlett revealed: "I can't close my left eye properly. I have to sleep with a little eye mask and my mouth still goes to the side when I talk, although people don't really notice.

"Sometimes if I'm tired, my left eye feels a little bit twitchy, but I don't get pain or slur my words. I don't feel sorry for myself, as there are so many worse afflictions people can get."

And discussing her accident, Scarlett candidly confessed: "As a kid, I was really ugly, I'm not surprised I got bullied.

"I never used to smile because I smashed my front teeth when I was younger - I was on my bike when I was 11 and a car hit me. The nerves had gone, so I had black teeth at the front."

While Scarlett may not be able to compete in all trials, she did take on the classic eating task and won all available stars.

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And it's seen bookies make Scarlett the favourite to win.

Liam Glynn, BoyleSports spokesperson said: “Punters have reacted to Scarlett wolfing down “two nipples, an anus, a penis and a beetle” in her second Bushtucker Trial of the series so far and have backed her into the solid 6/4 favourite from 9/4 to win. However there is still a long way to go.”

I'm A Celebrity 2016 continues nightly on ITV at 9PM.

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