Holly Willoughby expresses concern after I'm A Celebrity's Richard Madeley is rushed to hospital

The GMB star was taken to hospital as a precaution

Holly Willoughby has offered her well wishes to I'm A Celebrity star Richard Madeley after he was rushed to hospital in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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An ITV spokesperson confirmed that he had taken poorly and was taken to hospital as a "precaution". Speaking on Thursday's This Morning, Holly told her co-host Phillip Schofield it would be "terrible" if this means Richard now has to pull out of the show.

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"Some breaking news from I'm A Celebrity as Richard Madeley has been taken to hospital as a precaution," she said.

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Phillip then read out a statement from ITV, which said: "Richard was unwell in the early hours and was immediately seen by our on-site medical team. He's since been taken to hospital as a precaution, the health and safety of our campmates is our priority."


Richard Madeley has left the castle

After hearing the statement, Holly added: "Richard we're sending you all our best wishes and we hope that he comes back to the castle soon! That would be terrible if he doesn't come back, he's amazing!"

A spokesperson from the Welsh Ambulance Service had also told the Evening Standard: "We were called at 5.43am this morning, Thursday November 25, to reports of a medical emergency at Gwrych Castle in Abergele, Conwy. We sent a paramedic in a rapid response car and an emergency ambulance to the scene, and one patient was taken to hospital."

It has since been confirmed Richard will not re-join his campmates on the programme.

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