Adam Thomas places third in I'm A Celebrity and says Scarlett and Joel deserve the win more than he does

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Emmerdale star Adam Thomas has clinched third place in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

He missed out on a top spot as Scarlett Moffatt and Joel Dommett were left to battle it out for first and second place.

Adam Thomas in the trial (REX)
Adam Thomas in the trial (REX)

Talking to presenters Ant and Dec he said: "I'm just happy I got this far, it's been amazing. I didn't expect to get to third."

The soap star did 11 challenges in total, earning a total of 49 stars for the camp.

He said: "What an experience though, I wouldn't change any of that for the world. The two left deserve it so much more than I do."

Adam is third (REX)
Adam is third (REX)

The actor confessed it had been much tougher than he thought it would be.

He also spoke about the close friendships he forged with fellow campmates like Joel, Wayne Bridge and others.

He said: "Everyone just got on, I came in here wanting a bromance and I got one with everyone from Wayne to Jordan (Banjo) to Joel."

When asked who he'd want to win, he said: "Scarlett."