08/11/2016 12:42 GMT

'I'm A Celebrity' 2016: Joel Dommett Had Skype Sex Video Leaked Earlier This Year

'Someone was basically watching me watching porn. Like a perverted Gogglebox.'

I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!’ contestant Joel Dommett was the victim of a sex tape leak, it has emerged. 

The comedian has spoken of how he was blackmailed by the owners of Twitter account ‘Celebrity Busted’ when they obtained a video of him in an explicit Skype call. 

Joel penned an article about his embarrassment for the BBC after his tape hit the web earlier this year. 

Joel Dommett is doing 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!'
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Joel was the victim of a sex tape leak

Some investigative work of his own then led him to discover he had been catfished, and the woman who he was messaging, turned out not to be who they said they were. 

“It turns out I wasn’t having Skype sex at all, instead someone was basically watching me watching porn. Like a perverted ‘Gogglebox’,” he concluded.

Joel, who is appearing on the new series of ‘I’m A Celebrity’ alongside the likes of Carol Vorderman, Ola Jordan, Larry Lamb and Scarlett Moffatt, is just one of a number of high-profile male celebrities who’ve had explicit images leaked recently.

Rugby player Ben Cohen, Olympian Louis Smith, former ‘X Factor’ star Jake Quickenden, ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ winner James Hill and ‘Coronation Street’ actor Shayne Ward have all fallen victim to similar leaks over the past few weeks.

Jake was quick to brush off his own nude images, telling the Daily Star: “I don’t know what the big deal is, every man has one.”

‘I’m A Celebrity’ launches on Sunday (13 November) at 9pm on ITV. 

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