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I’m a Celebrity: Viewers complain to Ofcom over Matt Hancock’s tenure

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Matt Hancock’s arrival in the jungle has been met with scrutiny (Image: ITV)

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Viewers are allegedly carried away Ofcom over Matt Hancock’s controversial stance on TV show

The former health secretary is gearing up for her fifth Bush Tucker trial on the popular show, however, fans have suggested a new rule should be implemented to ensure contestants don’t have too many trials in a row. , fearing that the series would become ‘boring’.

Last year, Hancock resigned from his post after CCTV footage of him kissing an aide, ultimately breaking social distancing guidelines.

The scandal sent shock waves through Westminster, prompting a backlash and widespread calls for him to go.

The politician’s arrival in the jungle was also met with backlash and many planned to report his cameo to Ofcom.

How surprising that Ofcom’s servers are down. I can’t complain enough about Matt Hancock and ITV. But don’t worry, I’m committed and we’ll do it sometime on Sunday,” one person tweeted.

Another added: ‘Ofcom I’m calling for @MattHancock to be removed from the show, please stop making him look like a victim, the victims are families like mine and others who have lost loved ones in lockdown. Has given,’ added another.

Hancock’s arrival also angered her fellow campers, including Charlene White, Boy George, and Chris Moyles.

During Friday’s episode, Loose Women’s Charlene grilled Hancock over the scandal, telling her ‘the apology didn’t really cut it’.

He shared: ‘It’s massively bigger than that. My aunt died of covid in the first wave. So, we couldn’t go to the hospital to visit and see her.

‘I had to sit in the church by myself at his funeral. We could not hug each other because we were following the guidance.

‘And I understand that you fell in love, I understand all those things, but sadly many families like mine don’t really cut it.’

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Hancock admitted stories like this are why he ‘regrets’ what happened, before Charlene questioned: ‘Do you regret that as health minister you have handled the pandemic as a whole? Cope with the disease?’

Hancock replied: ‘So not the pandemic as a whole, I’m much stronger in defending that,’ before defending his actions as health secretary.

He later told Charlene: ‘Do you know what it really is, what I’m really looking for is a little forgiveness, that’s what I’m really looking for. ‘


Most Complain I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! moments

Fern McCann Eating A Live Spider (2015)

The former Towie star ate a live spider during the final, which led to 500 complaints as the trial ended.

In January 2016, the regulator cleared I’m a Celebrity of any wrongdoing, saying the nature of the work was “well within” what would be expected from the show.

Charlie Brooks misses out on seeing his daughter. (2012)

Series winner and EastEnders actress Charlie missed the chance to hug her daughter Kiki after completing the trial.

66 viewers complained and accused ITV of ‘exploiting’ their daughter.

Ofcom ruled that ITV did not do enough to reassure viewers of Kiki’s well-being before, during and immediately after the challenge.

Gillian McCaith Fains Before Live Trial (2010)

After telling the presenter that she would be taking part in the live trial, she appeared unconscious, sparking mixed reactions from viewers.

More than 50 people contacted Ofcom to complain after they paid for the trial of Gillian.

ITV confirmed they will refund 50p to viewers after voting for Gillian.

Gino D’Acampo To Kill a Rat (2009)

Series winner and TV chef Gino then came under fire after fellow contestant Stuart Manning cooked and ate a rat in the series.

Viewers were horrified by Gino’s admission and rushed to Ofcom to voice their concerns.

ITV was fined £1,700 by the Australian RSPCA after the animal was killed.

ITV declined to comment when contacted by Metro.co.uk.

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Airs tonight at 9pm on ITV.

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