BREAKING: Chrissie Swan fired from the set of “I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!”

BREAKING: Chrissie Swan fired from the set of “I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!”

30 January, 2015. 17:19


BRACE yourselves ­Australia, Network Ten have landed themselves in some serious hot water.

The 2015 series of I'm a Celebrity... is off to a shakey start.
The 2015 series of I’m a Celebrity… is off to a shakey start.


Not only have they officially redefined the term “Celebrity” – but they are also now in the spotlight for the bizarre behaviour of a female reality TV contestant while filming an upcoming series in South Africa.

Chrissie Swan pulls at the heartstrings in yet another sensationalised one-on-one
Chrissie Swan pulls at the heartstrings in yet another sensationalised one-on-one

Before Network Ten even had the opportunity to announce the inclusion of the ever-irrelevant and self-confessed sex addict Chrissie Swan in the 2015 version of I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!  – it seems they are already wishing she was never invited along in the first place.

When asked for comment surrounding the events that have taken place on set in South Africa this week, Network Ten CEO, Hamish McLennan has admitted “things are looking very grim”.

According to industry sources, Ms Swan was fired from the program after locals and employee’s of Ten took offence to her “disgusting, yobbo behaviour”.

“What we have here is a lady with not much clout, behaving as though she is some sort of Afrikaan business magnate during the Apartheid. In fact she even made a joke about the Apartheid… in front of the South African tour guides,” Said a disgruntled McLennan.

“As if that wasn’t enough she spent most of the time here either smoking cigarettes or drinking booze. She is not a very nice lady to travel with, from all accounts. She insisted that the contestants and crew go on a ‘game hunt’ just so she could kill an elephant with a high-powered rifle. She will not be working for Network Ten ever, ever again,”

The famous photo of B-list Australian television personality, Chrissie Swan, punching a dart in traffic while pregnant with her third child.
The famous photo of B-list Australian television personality, Chrissie Swan, punching a dart in traffic while pregnant with her third child.

Unshaken by the events, Ms Swan has already solicited her management team for exclusive interviews on both Channel 9 and Channel 7 to give “her side of the story”.

The Ten bosses have dismissed any concern regarding Swan’s attention-seeking, with McLennan himself admitting to being the individual to make the decision to fire her in the first place

“This is a tried and true method for Australian’s in media to stay relevant when their careers quieten down. It is something that Ms Swan has done many times before. If you had heard some of the complaints that made their way to me… You would understand.”

In the meanwhile Chrissie Swan has taken to social media to air her frustrations at what she believes is a “sexist, misogynistic, ageist, popularity contest”

Chrissie Swan claims to be fired for no reason
Chrissie Swan claims to be fired for no reason

It gets better. The Network Ten CEO fires shots back.

Network Ten CEO rinses Chrissie down.
Network Ten CEO rinses Chrissie down.

Ten’s executives were unable to clarify whether or not staff and remaining contestants would continue filming, however the extremely expensive program looks to rate as poorly as just about every other “experiment” Channel Ten decides to steal from the United Kingdom

The U.K version I’m A Celebrity… has positioned itself as somewhat of a cult classic over the years, particularly with Australian contestants. Including the likes of former Neighbours star Jason Donovan, singer Peter Andre, even spin king Shane Warne appearing on the UK version – in it’s second year, the Australian version does not look to be as successful.

Chrissie Swan has confirmed she will return to using her social media presence to continue selling clothing for big and tall women.

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39 Responses to "BREAKING: Chrissie Swan fired from the set of “I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here!”"

  1. Barbara Hall   February 2, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    watched last night, thought Chrissie was just gorgeous and down to earth, at least now I know I wont have to watch the rest of the season !!!!

  2. E. G   February 2, 2015 at 11:16 pm

    I thought Chrissie was remarkably tolerant after being treated so hideously in first tucker trial which was too extreme and really disgusting for any individual to withstand.
    To dismiss her for a thoughtless aside is extreme and reeks of political correctness gone haywire.
    And Yes I am Caucasian d I dismissed fairly.

  3. Janine Adams   February 3, 2015 at 7:36 am

    I will not be watching I am a Celebrity get me out of here any more ,Chrissie is the only one that is having a go at everything.Chrissie is down to earth and relates to the majority of people that watch it.

    • Larry Lupton   March 12, 2015 at 8:47 pm

      You think chrissie. Attempted to do everything you are wrong I can tell you there were 3 or 4 thing’s she would not do

  4. Coral   February 3, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    I agree with Network Ten’s decision as I find myself not wanting to watch her sometimes with her disgusting behaviour or conversations. For eg the conversation she had with Merv Hughes on the first day.

    • Avirl   March 9, 2015 at 9:14 pm

      Agree she is disgusting & didn’t do all challenges. She said get me out of here? So why is she still there? Get rid of her as self serving & makes excuses for everything. Thinks she should get a free pass, No way.

  5. Vince Mcmahon   February 4, 2015 at 8:49 am

    Who am I gonna beat off to now?

  6. Shaneen   February 4, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    merv Hughes comment “She’s gotta face for radio” to Maureen MCormick was disgusting.
    Merv Hughes comment “if you dig further enough, up a booga can come right out from one side of your nose to the other”. Great viewing Channel ten, with Chrissie being always!
    Channel Ten made fun of a sound man caught in background one night and made him look foolish walking on set the next (he wasn’t Caucasian!) belittling unprofessional help as humour! Shame on you Channel Ten!
    Andrew Daddow’s remark to Maureen McCormick on introduction, was embarrassing as he said himself later, but didn’t have to go to air.
    Misogyny Channel Ten and rude toward any woman over 45kg!
    Honestly Channel Ten eat your own offal !

    • Shaneen   February 4, 2015 at 4:12 pm

      Merv Hughes remark was about Chrissie (sorry I didn’t clarify) and also Chrissie was polite in her response to Merv even tho he kept repeating himself until Chrissie heard and was forced to listen to that comment.
      Lazy SOB ate what Chrissie cooked, shat in long drop that Chrissie volunteered to ‘look after’ and Chrissie smiles and is nice to all the whining so and so’s.
      Channel Ten you are unplugged forever!

    • Danny   February 23, 2015 at 9:30 pm

      Suck it up u wouldnt be posting anything if Merv had received the comment, mmmmm.

  7. A miller   February 4, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Make them eat live food and even a pigs nose in the name of ratings ,now who’s discusting ?

  8. Eliza   February 19, 2015 at 11:54 pm

    Merv is a bogan. ‘Josh’ is a biatch and so is that anorexic whinger whats her name..Get rid of all three. I thought Joel was first..but to want to get rid of Tyson because he looks good shirtless? He has more to offer. Tyson has travelled alot and done charitable work. You crossed a line ‘funny man’.

  9. Eliza   February 20, 2015 at 12:09 am

    I love shows like this. Peoples’ true self come out. I am rivetted to it and I usually love The Block and MKR. I hope the stories about Chrissie aren’t true. She seems so warm and friendly. Tyson for the win or Anna. Anna has proven to be a champ eating that disgusting food. Those two make a nice couple. Maureen is a character. Not at all what I thought she would be. She’s a bit loopy. Miss anorexia..keep your clothes on pleeease Lauren is a cow. What a nasty piece of work. Had no clue who the hell she was..still don’t. Barry has had a gutful of her haha! Me too! I will be voting her off the island asap!

  10. Danny   February 23, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    Glad to see the back of her. Yet another reality show hanger on with not much too offer apart from witless humor and crass behavior. Merv is a breath of fresh air who’s not too worried about losing a contract from channel ten. Josh is becoming more camp by the episode and less funny, Julie Goodwin, seriously !! Love the way all the leftie greenie chorus start to scream sexism and mysogomy Suck it up.

  11. Bob   February 24, 2015 at 10:49 pm

    Chrissy Was Pathetic Tonight. For someone that Obviously Luuvs Her Food. She Showed Just How Useless She Is, By Failing the Tucker Trial. Merv Was Amazing. What the Hell Is Swan Even Doing There ?? She IS Worse Than Useless.

    • Janelle   February 25, 2015 at 1:13 pm

      I Personally Could Not Have Eaten What Chrissie Had To Eat – But I Have Seen a Different Chrissie Swan on the Show – She Does Talk About People Behind There Back – As Does Joel Creasey – They Are Both Like a Pair Of Old Women – She Most Certainly Should Not Win – There Are Many Others Who Deserve The Win – I Am a Big Fan Of Julie Goodwin – Good Luck To Them All – Regards Specialbell

  12. Janelle   February 25, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    No Need To Be Unkind – The Truth Does Not Hurt Though In a Nice Way – I Do Agree Chrissie Should Not Be There – Home With Her Loved Ones – Shes Not a Jungle Lady THATS For Sure an Should Try To Keep Her Mouth Clossed Not Talk About Every one – But She Is Brave To Take On The Challenge – There Are a Lot Of Others Who Deserve To Win – The Guys Are Amazing an So The Ladies To Be There – I Love Julie Goodwin xx

  13. allie   February 26, 2015 at 12:27 pm

    Channel 10. are you killing these animals for the sole purpose of these offensive trials?
    its an industry most of us r lucky not to know about.

  14. laurie   March 1, 2015 at 7:19 pm

    Way to go Chrissie you were awesome down to earth love your style don’t worry about them starvers on channel 10 the show should be I am a human get me out of here. u r # 1 chrissie xxxxxxx

  15. Jacqueline   March 6, 2015 at 2:14 am

    How disgusting that she should ask to shoot an elephant ! Appalling shame on you Chrissy .
    disgusted !

    • Avirl   March 9, 2015 at 9:21 pm

      Yeah shoot chrissy she’s the only elephant that should be shot.

    • Avirl   March 9, 2015 at 9:23 pm

      There’s only one elephant in the camp, to be rid of.

  16. unknown   March 6, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    bugger off chrissie

  17. Avirl   March 9, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    We were disgusted watching her fat roll around, she waddles like a duck with something stuck up her a…! Expects us to feel sorry for her, get rid of the fat cow, she’s pathetic.

  18. Avirl   March 9, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    Totally agree she’s a loser.

  19. Avirl   March 9, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    She even got jealous of Maureen when she cackled “it’s like the Maureen show”

  20. meren   March 10, 2015 at 1:21 am

    Chrissie swan was bad in all tucker trials and I would be very disappointed if she wins the show.

    She has done nothing to impress me.

    How is she favourite to win the show? I dont understand

    Also it said in some magazine That She LOST 15KG – THREE DRESS SIZES?????? Really I only see that the 15kg might of gone back into that Ass -Really she hasn’t lost weight-f*****g- Media Crap.

  21. Larry Lupton   March 12, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    I can’t under stand why she is still there

  22. meren   March 16, 2015 at 12:18 am

    Thank God Swan-Da Dog didn’t win and so happy freddie won. Also well done to Barry 🙂

  23. Bob   March 17, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    What’s Going On ? Lots of messages have been removed from here !!!

  24. Tanya Aardman   March 20, 2015 at 11:09 am

    There’s a difference in going to work because you have to and seeking fame – Chrissie Swan is obviously wrong in this instance and anyone that thinks otherwise is also wrong. End of Story – No further correspondence will be entered into

  25. Bec   March 25, 2015 at 9:35 am

    Wow, most of u who commented are nasty pieces of work. Chrissie did more for the show than so many others. And all u people who have negative things 2 say, I’d pay 2 see just 1 of u go through what Chrissie did, and it wasnt just for her sake. It was for the other celebrities too. Grow up people #judgemental children.

    • Bob   March 28, 2015 at 11:51 am

      Bec, You Must Have Been Watching A Different Show To The Rest Of Us !! All the Morbidly Obese Swan Did Was Sit On Her Substantial Arse, Avoid Doing ANY Type of Work Around Camp, REFUSE To Perform The Majority Of Challenges & Talk About People Behind Their Backs !! She IS A VERY Typical Lazy fat Slob & I Hope To God, That We NEVER See Her Fat Ugly Face On Our TV’S AGAIN !! BTW, I’m Sure There Are MANY Of Us Here That Will Take You Up On Your Offer, To Pay Us Do What The Ugly Duckling, Sorry, Fat Swan Did.

      • Tania   April 2, 2015 at 2:09 am

        Bob….I too find Chrissie Swan 2 faced and a back stabber but calling someone morbidly obese without walking a day in their shoes is very narrow minded….what if one day your wife had to have a radical hysterectomy because of cancer then had to take HRT for ruptured ovaries, all before she turned 45 and the post menopausal effect disrupted Her lifestyle ? ….judge people imaybe by their actions but not by their circumstances.

  26. Janine   March 28, 2015 at 2:23 am

    I only watched to see Chrissie. I love her bright personality. I will never watch the show again because or its treatment of Chrissie.

  27. Hayley   March 31, 2015 at 7:57 pm

    I loved Chrissy.. She was great to watch and funny, and an honest Aussie.. I thought they all did a great role individually, you needed different personalities for entertainment, the only person we couldn’t stand was the the host Julia.. Sorry I hate to say it, but i really didn’t like her as a host at all.
    However well done to Freddie, Barry and Chrissie.. Well deserved.
    And I love Chissie now from watching I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

  28. Tania   April 2, 2015 at 1:49 am

    I’m all for never seeing 2 faced Chrissie Swan ever again ….if she never appears on channel 10 again, I won’t have to boycott them…I don’t care about the other channels but if channel 10 shows her face again, I’ll start caring about the ‘other’ channels 😉

  29. sue   May 6, 2015 at 7:42 pm

    Was it really filmed in Africa? Or was it out the back of Murwillumbah? Really, paying out on people is low, they all did a good job…all of them….my question is how did Daddo sneak chocolate through customs. FILMED IN AUSTRALIA


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