And as he sat down for an interview with host Emma Willis, he wasted no time in tearing into his rivals.
“Jedward did quite a lot of stirring in the house, they’re not as sweet and innocent as they make out they are,” James told her.
“They had it in for me as I stood up to them quite a lot.
“I saw this other side to them quite early on, I don’t mind it, I like it when people don’t like me.
“I still cannot believe they’re 25 years old, my nephew’s 14, he’s far more mature.”
He said of Calum: “When we saw him snap when we wanted to put his mum up, I liked that and I told him I wanted to see more. I forgot he’s from America so doesn’t fully get the humour.
“I definitely knew Calum was going to nominate me and knew Jamie might have.”
While claiming she was “glad” to be out of the house, she still said she was surprised her housemates hadn’t chosen to save her over Speidi and James C.
“I wasn’t expecting that, it was such a brutal weekend,” she said.
“I thought they would have had my back, I’d said to a few people that this isn’t for me, I’m not used to this kind of lifestyle, this is a lot of toxicity, heavy drama.”
‘Celebrity Big Brother’ continues tonight at 9pm on Channel 5.