The Irish model was the sixth housemate evicted from the show, meaning an end to his blossoming and controversial romance with Stephanie Davis, who has a boyfriend in the outside world.
Appearing on Bit On The Side last night, Jeremy said: "I said, 'Stay strong, don't get upset and remain yourself.' As much as I love the girl, I said that we came in by ourselves and we will leave by ourselves.
"She's worried about people not being proud of her as she's been messed around in the head before in the past. She doesn't have much self belief so I was trying to instil that in her, look after the girl. I'm very proud watching her."
Jeremy added that him leaving could be beneficial for Stephanie as she'll be able to show a different side of herself to viewers. "When I'm gone, Steph can be herself. If she was gone, I could be myself. We are two very entertaining people and bubbly people. We probably sacrificed each other."
CBB continues tonight at 9pm on Channel 5.