"That is exactly what should happen, brilliant," said Edwina when hosts Ant and Dec told her she was to leave the camp.
Edwina narrowly missed out on the final
The 68-year-old also told the presenters that she had been pleasantly surprised by her time in the Australian bush and in particlar with her fellow celebrities.
"In fact they were a terrific bunch of people," she said. "It was a privilege and a pleasure to know them and that's not flannel."
Two-time X Factor contestant Jake, 26, is now tipped to take the title of king of the jungle during Sunday night's final.
Jake is now tipped to win the show ahead of Carl (right) and Mel (left)
According to bookmaker Coral, Jake is the favourite with 11-10, 49-year-old Carl is second in the polls at 11-8 while 44-year-old Mel is 4-1.
"Jake has been very popular with the betting public ever since he set foot into the jungle," said Coral's John Hill. "He was soon backed into favouritism, a tag in which he still holds going into Sunday's final."