She said: "I've watched the programme for years, I love challenges, I like taking on things. I love Ant and Dec for starters - I can't wait to go back and watch all the funny things they've been saying about us.
"Like you two, I've never been able to really be myself on telly because obviously the job I had, like yours, is a very responsible one."
'I feel really relieved and happy...I'm happy to be out!'@louiseminchin became the latest celebrity to leave the @imacelebrity castle.
She tells @kategarraway and @adilray about how she's feeling and what she's been doing since leaving the castle. pic.twitter.com/PMEAP38abl
— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) December 10, 2021
The journalist went on: "I think everybody will have seen - and I'm a bit embarrassed that I've done this on national television – I mean, if you've seen Dancing Queen, that is me when I'm out with my friends and family.
"That's the message to all those women who are my age, who are mums - do you know what? We can still have a great time, let's go out, let's enjoy our lives."
Minchin said she had enjoyed being a camper but that now she was out she was warm for the first time in ages.
“I would love to still be there but I’m really happy to be out!” said the mum-of-two.
Watch: Louise Minchin's final goodbye after 20 years at BBC Breakfast