Maybe, just maybe, viewers thought, we would be given a rest from his homophobic and misogynistic views and go back to enjoying footage of celebrities sleeping in the open air, eating bug guts and walking on high tightropes.
But, within moments of the professional boxer and former rugby league player leaving the camp, he was making some of his most controversial statements yet, appearing to support the use of the death penalty to “deter homosexuality”.
Speaking to The Daily Telegraph in a filmed interview just moments after leaving the camp, Mundine was asked to respond to the controversy surrounding the comments he made upon entering the South African jungle, when he stated homosexuality was "confusing to society" and "unnatural".
"I don't care if you are gay or not, it doesn't worry me because the creator will judge you later," he told reporter Jonathon Moran.
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He said he had been brought up in a culture where homosexuality was forbidden.
"I beleive it's a choice, everything is a choice," he said, before adding that "if you are going to be gay, do it behind closed doors, that is how it used to be."
"If we were to live in a society, just like in Aboriginal culture, that homosexuality is forbidden and you do it and the consequences are capital punishment or death, you think you are going to do it? Or think twice about doing it? Hell no.
"That's the only way to deter the problem... they're not going to be happy until they have primary school kids being gay."