Nick Knowles became a hero on I’m A Celebrity last night when he selflessly gave his pillow to Anne Hegerty.
The DIY SOS star shrugged off the gesture that saw him give up his luxury item to help The Chase star after she struggled to sleep in camp.
But now it’s been revealed that losing the pillow will mean Nick is in constant pain because of his injured shoulder.
"Nick handing his pillow over to Anne was actually even more generous than people at home know," a source told the Sun .
"He needs a good pillow because he has an old shoulder injury from a long time ago that still causes him pain. He gets a really stiff neck and will have been in constant pain sleeping in the jungle.
"But that’s so like Nick, he always puts other people first and would have wanted Anne to be happy."
Nick Knowles will be left in real pain
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Nick selflessly gave his pillow to Anne
Not everyone was impressed by the kind gesture.
While fans flocked to social media to share their excitement at his kindness, others have not been such fans of his conduct, including Extra Camp guest Andi Peters.
Andi suggested it may have been a gesture to win voters over, rather than to help Anne.
He told Scarlett Moffatt and Joe Swash: "He requested the pillow – he didn’t know who else was going into the jungle with him so he requested it for himself.
Andi was not convinced by this at all
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"So by giving the pillow to somebody in their hour of need, on national telly in front of 10million viewers? That’s what a cynical person might say."
Joe and Scarlett were shocked as they asked whether Andi reckons it will win the DIY SOS star any more love, but Andi was not sure it would do the job.
He replied: "People watching at home see straight through things like that, but it was a lovely gesture!"
Anne was very grateful for his kindness
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Andi’s comments got a great deal of booing from the studio, and Scarlett and Joe were completely aghast at Andi’s views on it, even though he suggested it was "what a cynical person might think," rather than himself.
The Chase star has struggled throughout her time in the jungle so far, desperately trying to keep positive as she adjusts to uncomfortable beds, lack of sleep and barely any food, before the trial tipped off a terrible few days.
But Nick was there with some advice for Anne, trying to help her through.
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Anne was sat on a log talking to Nick about Snake Rock and she said she’s been having a tough time due to the physical discomfort so Nick gave her a big hug, before saying he had brought his pillow in to give it to someone who needs it, as he offered it to Anne.
Luckily for her, she’ll get to snuggle up in a hammock with her pillow from now on.
I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here continues everyday at 9pm and at 9.30pm on Saturdays on ITV.
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