Going to any length –
Oct. 14, 2020 – According to The Daily Telegraph, the 57-year-old’s struggle got so bad that when alcohol was unavailable as she competed in the South African jungle, she resorted to drinking hand sanitizer.
Fiona is set to reveal new candid details about her battle with the booze in her book, Truths From An Unreliable Witness – Finding Darkness In the Darkest Of Places, which is set for release next month. “I freaked and planned to do it. In the middle of the night I just f**king did it. I waited until everyone was asleep and I drank hand sanitizer,” she said.
“It was disappointing because it kind of gives you … first the taste is so vile, it takes so long to get the taste out of your mouth, and then I think you get about 10 minutes of numbness, which is what I was after and then you sleep. I wish I could say it only happened once but that would not be the truth.”
While the incident was not screened on TV, I’m a Celeb producers cottoned on to what was going on with Fiona when she began slurring her speech and stumbling around camp.