I'm A Celebrity's Simon Gregson lied to producers in sneaky move to avoid facing his biggest fear

I'M a Celebrity's Simon Gregson has confessed he LIED to producers to avoid facing his biggest fear during the Bushtucker Trials.

The 47-year-old revealed the sneaky move during his exit interview with hosts Ant and Dec in last night's final.

Dec said to Coronation Street actor Simon: "You said before you went in you were frightened of what you might have to face, was it as bad as you thought it may be?"

But Simon responded: "No it wasn’t as bad as I’d thought it would be because I really don’t like spiders, so anytime I was asked in the Telegraph… they kept saying, ‘what would be your worst fear?’

"I thought, ‘I ain’t telling you, because that’s what will happen’."

Simon came runner-up to Emmerdale star Danny Miller, with Loose Women's Frankie Bridge finishing in third place.

And it seems he may have had a little too much celebrating, as This Morning viewers were convinced he was still drunk during his interview this morning.

During the chat with Josie Gibson and Vernon Kay, Simon appeared to be slurring his words and slightly rambling.

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When speaking about his wife Emma and their children, he said: "I've not seen the kids and Emma for like a month I managed to get… you know… allowed my phone back. It's like being a prisoner and they're here now."

Bizarrely he then looked of camera and added: "Weirdos!"

Simon then continued his chat, saying: "I got my phone and I was allowed to err…." before looking off camera again and saying: "Love you!"

Viewers took to social media to comment on the hilarious chat, with one writing: "#ThisMorning one of the best interviews yet. Simon is great. Must've been celebrating all night."

Another said: "Simon is still a bit drunk isn’t he? Looking rough as and rambling on."

And a third added: "@simongregson123 is still drunk, he's hilarious #ThisMorning."

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