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Harry Redknapps son Jamie feared the Im A Celeb star would lose it and walk out after a week

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STRICT EMBARGO - NOT TO BE USED BEFORE 22:30 GMT, 22 NOV 2018 - EDITORIAL USE ONLY Mandatory Credit: Photo by ITV/REX (9989883fs) Calm Before The Storm - Harry Redknapp 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' TV Show, Series 18, Australia - 22 Nov 2018

Harry was expected to walk out within the first week (Picture: ITV/Rex Features)

Hes apparently stopped eating and reached the point of exhaustion inside Im A Celeb.

So the fact that Harry Redknapp hasnt snapped and walked out has come as a huge surprise to his famous son Jamie.

Football pundit Jamie says he expected a locker room-style paddy from the 71-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur manager in the first or second week of the competition.

There have been moments where Ive thought, “Youre on the edge,” Jamie told The Sun on Thursday.

People say, “Your dad is so lovely. Hes so funny” but he can lose it sometimes. In a dressing room Ive seen him lose it and start throwing things.

The football manager has faced a very unfamiliar challenge (Picture: Michael Steele/Getty Images)

I was a bit worried that after a week or two he might go, “I dont know if I need this”. But hes stuck it out.

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However, Harry seemed to be reaching breaking point at the start of week three when reports claimed that he was tired and refusing to eat unappetising camp food.

Eliminated contestant Malique Thompson-Dwyer, told The Mirror on Tuesday: Harry is tired. Because Harry has lost his sense of smell, a lot of the meat just looks absolutely disgusting to him.

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There have been days where we have to pretty much force him to eat. He had a thing about the emu, he didnt like the emu, then he saw a crocodiles head.

Nevertheless, Harry is still in the running to become King of the Jungle on Sunday.

He faces strong competition from popular contestants Emily Atack, Fleur East, John Barrowman, James McVey, after Nick Knowles elimination whittled them down to a final five.

The Im A Celebrity final will take place on Sunday, December 10.

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