The celebrities are believed to have registered to take part in the 20th series being held at Gwrych Castle due to the coronavirus pandemic.
And they had spent two weeks away from loved ones in order to make a safe entry into the show.
But it looks like the stars are no longer needed, as Joey and Charlie have been seen packing their bags to leave their accommodation in North Wales.
A source told the publication: “It was never clear what role the four stars would play in the show, but it is evident that they were chosen because they were among the most popular former contestants.
“They were preparing in isolation to make sure there was no risk of them bringing coronavirus onto set and infecting the other celebrities or the crew and causing chaos. “
The winners of the show had to follow the same procedure as the 12 comrades of the castle.
They added, “But it’s unclear why Joe, Vicky, Charlie and Joey didn’t make it to the endgame and walk through the castle gates to join the other celebrities. ”
The stars were to be brought in to add more drama to the new series, and it is believed they were unsure of what their involvement in the series would be.
According to reports, they were advised to prepare for “all eventualities” and were told to bring appropriate clothing for their passage.
An ITV representative declined to comment when approached by The Mirror.
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