I'm A Celeb 2016: Scarlett Moffatt Was Exempt From Bushtucker Trial Due To Facial Paralysis
The reality star was in an accident when she was just 11.
It may seem like nothing can get Scarlett Moffatt down what with her infectiously happy personality, but the Gogglebox star is in fact battling with facial paralysis while in the I'm A Celeb jungle.
She was diagnosed with Bell's palsy after being hit by a car when she was 11, and is still affected 14 years later.
The condition means Scarlett suffers from temporary paralysis down one side of her face and is unable to completely close her left eye, which explains her medical exemption from last night's bushtucker trial.
“I was doing a performance for my mum and dad – I used to put on little shows for them – when all of a sudden, my mouth just drooped and I remember standing in front of the mirror and just screaming," she told the Mirror before entering the jungle.
“My eye dropped, I couldn’t speak properly, I got all slurred, and my mum and dad thought I was putting it on. I was screaming so loud to try to get my mouth to go straight.
“I burst into tears and then they realised. It was awful.”
Scarlett went on to explain that there have been some lasting effects: “I can’t close my left eye properly.
“I have to sleep with a little eye mask and my mouth still goes to the side when I talk, although people don’t really notice.
“Sometimes if I’m tired, my left eye feels a little bit twitchy, but I don’t get pain or slur my words. I don’t feel sorry for myself, as there are so many worse afflictions people can get.”
Well it hasn't stopped you becoming the fave of the camp, Scar!