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I'm A Celebrity's Jack Maynard sorry for 'horrible' tweets

I'm A Celebrity's Jack Maynard sorry for 'horrible' tweets

Despite seeming to grow close with Made In Chelsea stunner Georgia Toffolo on I'm A Celebrity, it's been reported the YouTuber is dating Love Island and former Page 3 model Danielle Sellers, 22.

Boasting an online following of 1,195,687, Jack was found to have sent out a string of offensive messages on Twitter - featuring the use of homophobic and racist language - between 2011-2013.

"I was young I was careless, I just wasn't thinking, this was back when I had just left school and I didn't know what I was doing".

"I'm so sorry to anyone that I offended, anyone that I upset, anyone I made feel uncomfortable". Get Me Out of Here! cut short after The Evening Standard unearthed several inappropriate tweets from his teenage years. My entire life is on social media and now, through that, social media is my entire job, my work.

"Jack was a lot younger when he posted them in 2012, but realises that age is no defence", the statement said.

Continuing to apologise to his legions of followers, Jack added: "I just feel like I've let so many of you down".

The woman, who is now 20 years old, told the paper: "I think it was just a rookie error for him, he was very immature then. I was stupid, I said some really inconsiderate things".

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Jack continues, "Growing up online is hard and I just beg that you don't make the same mistakes as I did". Struggling to contain his emotions, Jack added: "I'm so gutted and I'm embarrassed, I'm so embarrassed that all of this has happened now".

In last night's show, Ant and Dec had merely declared: "Due to circumstances outside camp, Jack has had to withdraw from the show".

He ended by thanking his fans, saying: "You constantly have my back".

"Don't put anything online you wouldn't say to your mum".

"This is a video that I've never wanted to make, I've never wanted to make anything like this", he revealed.

It said: "In the last few days Jack has been the subject of a succession of media stories which, given his position as a contestant on "I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here" - filmed in the Australian jungle, with no contact with the outside world, he has been unable to respond to".

They said Maynard agreed with the decision to leave the show, which was "made by his representatives and ITV".