Big Brother has spoken and Benedict has been evicted.
He then received a mixture of cheers and jeers as he emerged from the house carrying a chair.
It’s been a whirlwind of a time for Benedict.
He charmed the ladies on launch night and became quite close to bailiff Chris in the first few days.
Then later, after Chris was evicted, he became quite close to characters like Lydia – who tried her damnedest to involve him in her plotting – and also to Lauren, his rival in this week’s eviction contest.
Benedict told host Brian Dowling he was unconcerned by the boos and claimed he expected the public to dislike him as he has 'strong opinions'.
The former teacher wasn't shocked to discover that six of the other housemates had nominated him for eviction and admitted it could have been down to him masturbating in the shower.
He added: 'I'm not ashamed of masturbating and there was nobody in that house I wanted to pursue sexual relations with at all.
'I'd pleasure myself at home, so I pleasured myself while I was living here.'
Benedict signed off by saying he wanted Caroline Wharram to be evicted next and Luke Anderson to win the series.
His last words in the house were "Sorry about the curry powder" to housemate Luke Scrase, referring to Benedict's secret prank of putting curry powder in Luke's protein shake two nights previously.
Here's his best bits...