And bosses confirm the star won't be allowed back on the reality TV show...

‘I’M A CELEBRITY…GET ME OUT OF HERE’ bosses have confirmed JOHN LYDON has quit the TV show and will not be allowed back in.

But the producers have refused to reveal the reasons for the star’s shock decision to walk out on the jungle camp.

The former Sex Pistols

frontman announced he wanted out at 12.30pm local time (2.30am British time) and left the camp after hugging his fellow contestants. Programme bosses lowered the drawbridge that separates the jungle camp from the outside world and let him out.

A spokeswoman for the

Lydon’s decision to quit came hours after producers told him off for swearing on live TV.