It’s quite common for the late arrivals to cause a bit of turmoil in the I’m a Celeb camp, but it’s usually after a couple of days. Matt Hancock and Seann Walsh have now entered the jungle. And it would seem that the camp had plenty of built-up emotions to dump on the former Health Secretary.
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Hancock and Walsh were the two celebrities that underwent Wednesday’s (Nov 9) Bushtucker trail. After returning to camp, the other celebrities had a lot to say to the former MP.
Loose Women star Charlene White asked Hancock why he joined the show. He said that the country now has ‘stability’. White simply responded:
We've had stability for all of five minutes, Matt.
Made Boy George cry
Boy George then chimed in and talked about his own experience with Covid-19. The singer opened up about the fact that his mum had caught Covid-19 at the beginning of the pandemic:
You know, beginning of the pandemic my mum was in hospital. I wasn’t allowed to see her. I thought she was going to die.
As a result, he admitted that he would tweet Greenwich hospital to look after his mum since he couldn’t be there for her.
The iconic 80s star then admitted that if his mum had died from Covid-19, he would have walked out the moment Hancock walked in:
It’s difficult for me because, you know, had something happened, if my mum had gone, I wouldn’t be here now. I would have gone when he walked in.
I don't want to spoil this experience for myself. I'm not good at hiding what I feel, especially when it's something so strong.
Some are giving him a chance
Despite the rising tension, some celebrities are willing to give the former Health Secretary a chance.
Sue Cleaver said to Hancock that he was ‘a brave man’ to come on the show after everything that went down.
Scarlette Douglas chimed in a said:
To be fair, everyone's human. We all have our own personalities outside how we are seen in the media.
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