After hugging his fellow contestants, he left to a positive crowd reception.
Speaking to Brian Dowling afterwards, the So Solid Crew rapper became emotional when describing how the show had done "a lot" for him.
Saying that he had been portrayed previously as a "bad guy", he explained he had wanted people to see the "real side" of him. "It's for [my daughter]," he added.
He went on to claim that he didn't mind not winning, saying the fact that people saw the real him for three weeks meant he had "already won".
Harvey also discussed how his initially "tight" relationship with Julie Goodyear had "soured", explaining that he had not expected her to have a "game plan".
Saying he found the "switches in her character... disappointing", he added that he doesn't "hold grudges".
He also praised close companion Ashley McKenzie, describing him as his "mirror image" and saying he wanted to give him the "discipline" to win gold at the Rio Olympics.
The evictee ended by saying he wanted Julian Clary out next, and Ashley to win.