I'm A Celeb star in hospital as she thanks fans for their prayers | The SunApril 16, 2023
I'M A Celeb favourite Scarlette Douglas has shared footage of her undergoing an MRI scan.
The 36-year-old TV star thanked fans for their prayers and explained she had picked up a "super painful" tear in her leg.
An MRI is a scan that uses very powerful magnets and radio waves to produce detailed images of the body.
Scarlette – who was in the I'm a Celeb jungle last year – is among to stars taking part in Soccer Aid in June.
She picked up an injury during football training – saying: "I felt my calf ping, like an elastic band."
The star shared the video alongside a message explaining that she had a tear in one the large muscles on the back of her lower leg – but was delighted because she will not need surgery.
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Scarlette told fans: "Thank you everyone for your prayers, well wishes and good energy; I don’t need an operation!
"Luckily, what was initially speculated to be a partial Achilles tear is actually a grade 2b soleus tear. (Grade 3 being the worst.)
"The Soleus is the lower part of the calf muscle that attaches the main calf muscle to the Achilles.
"It’s super painful but with a lot of good physio, rest and the right exercises, I’ll be back in time for Soccer Aid!
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"Remember, this is a minor setback for a major comeback, and trust me when I say no matter what, I will be fit enough to play at least do 5/10 minutes on that Old Trafford Pitch ⚽️.
"Nothing will stop me!! Thanks again to all of you that reached out and have been thinking of me ❤️."
Laura Hamilton – herformer co-star on A Place In The Sun -wrote in the comments: "Sending lots of love ❤️."
Scarlette fronted the Channel 4 property show between 2015 and 2022 and has stood in for Richard Arnold on Good Morning Britain.
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