After host Emma Willis anounced Lewis and James had both polled the lowest number of votes from the public, they left the house to mostly cheers from the crowd outside.
During their eviction interview, they both claimed to be “genuinely happy” to be out, despite the fact Lewis was forced to leave girlfriend Marnie Simpson behind.
Speaking of her, he said: “I’m gutted to leave her, this first time I wasn’t excited about an eviction, sometimes you just pick up on things, it was my time to go.”
Denying claims their relationship was a showmance, the former ‘TOWIE’ star added: “She loves me for who I am, she’s good stuff.”
The pair also spoke about the series’ most controversial character, Stephen Bear, with Lewis claiming he had a “good soul”, but was playing a “good game”.
James agreed, adding: “He can be incredibly difficult in some cases, but I’ve had some great talks with him, he’s really switched on. If he can control the bits that go too far, I feel he can be an amazing asset.”
Of his own time in the house, James also said: “I thought it would be the easiest money I’ve earned in life, I’ve cried been angry, talked to the birds, dressed as a woman…”
‘Celebrity Big Brother’ continues tonight at 10.30pm on Channel 5.
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