Matt Hancock paid £320,000 to appear on I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
Matt Hancock has been paid £320,000 for his controversial appearance on I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, it has been revealed.
the medical secretary’s fees were previously listed in the congressman’s register of financial interests.
Hancock has been suspended from the Conservative Party for taking time out to appear on the ITV reality show.
He emerged from the Australian jungle in third place behind actor Owen Warner and British professional footballer Jill Scott, after the show ended in November.
Hancock was subjected to numerous punitive and heinous missions while participating, including being forced to eat a camel’s penis and being covered in creepy crawlies.
Records on the MP’s register show that on December 14, 2022, West Suffolk MP received £320,000 from Lifted Entertainment, ITV Studios, for a 30-day appearance – 720 hours in total.
Hancock’s appearance on the ITV show was controversial and his decision drew criticism from Chancellor Rishi Sunak and other leading Tories, as well as ridicule from some fellow MPs.
More than 1,000 complaints have been filed with broadcast watchdog Ofcom about his involvement.
While in the woods, he also received criticism from his campmates, including Cultural Club singer Boy George and ITV broadcaster Charlene White, for his behavior in college. Translate.
Before entering the woods, Hancock said he joined I’m a Celebrity to “show what kind of person I am” as well as raise awareness about dyslexia.
The register also shows he was paid £48,000 for an interview and serialization of his book, The Pandemic Diary, in the Daily Mail and Mail On Sunday newspapers.
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Hancock resigned as health secretary for violating social distancing guidelines by kissing and hugging an aide in her office.
After leaving I’m a Celebrity…, Hancock announced that he would not run for the Conservative Party in the next general election.
He said he was “extremely proud” of the party’s achievements in government but told Mr Sunak he had discovered new ways to connect with the public and appeal to his party. reconnect” with people.
It was previously revealed that Hancock also made £45,000 while on Channel 4’s Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins.
An earlier registration revealed that he spent 80 hours filming the show while Parliament took a break from September 24 to October 8, just before arriving in Australia.
His appearance on the Channel 4 show is slated to air later this year.
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