'It had a profound effect on me': Iain Lee likens I'm A Celebrity experience to taking 'LSD'... as he reveals he's been going to therapy following his jungle stint

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His time in the jungle was mired in accusations from viewers that campmates Dennis Wise, Jamie Lomas, Amir Khan, and Rebekah Vardy had bullied him.

And now Iain Lee, 44, has revealed that his time on I'm A Celebrity has had such a 'profound effect' on him that he's likened the experience to taking hallucinogenic drug LSD.

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Speaking on his talkRadio show on Tuesday, the broadcaster confessed to a caller that he's been seeing a psychiatrist following his time Down Under and is hoping to come off his antidepressants.

He shared: 'I saw my psychiatrist today, because ITV are paying for three sessions with my psychiatrist.

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'I'm with this psychiatrist cos I wanna come off my antidepressants because there was a minor relapse a few weeks ago with stuff going on. I said the jungle was weird and had a profound effect on me.

'I said the best way I can describe it... after I took LSD the first time, and I’ve only done it a handful of times, for the next year at least I saw and perceived everything differently.'

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MailOnline have gone to ITV for comment.

Iain famously clashed with his campmates during his time on the much-loved series, with some viewers claiming he was bullied by his fellow celebrities.

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According to the Mirror, a source close to the broadcaster said: 'All contestants are checked by a medic and a psychologist after leaving camp.'

The confession comes after Iain slammed opinions he was bullied on I'm A Celebrity, but said he was 'ostracised and intimidated' by his fellow co-stars.

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The comedian, who openly struggled with his mental health issues during the show, blamed 'hunger' and 'heightened emotions' for the rising tensions in camp.

'Bullying is a big word, and I was categorically not bullied in the jungle,' he told The Telegraph. 'Having said that,...
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