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Matt Hancock and Seann Walsh get to know each other in latest I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! trial





Matt Hancock and comedian Seann Walsh really got to know each other for the latest I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! trial that helped the team snag the maximum 10 stars.

The West Suffolk MP revealed to his partner in grime how a trip to the North Pole was cut short by a bout of frostbite, and how he trained to be a jockey, apparently being taught to ride by Frankie Detorri.

Once the trial commenced, Matt incorrectly guessed the comedian's secret Disney crush, suggesting it was Bambi - when it was Ariel, the Little Mermaid - although they pulled it back when he correctly guessed the name of his dog.

Matt's Jungle Jaunt.
Matt's Jungle Jaunt.

"A double-barrelled dog name! Who has that?" he said, as he guessed Seann's dog's name, Mildred-Barrett.

Seann then incorrectly guessed which instrument the MP played, guessing the piano, when Matt could play the bugle, a brass instrument.

However, they received a maximum of two points after he correctly guessed the constituency Matt represents.

Matt Hancock is safe for another day - but will viewers vote him out tomorrow? Picture: Lifted Entertainment
Matt Hancock is safe for another day - but will viewers vote him out tomorrow? Picture: Lifted Entertainment

Matt's spot in the jungle was safe for another day, as hosts Ant and Dec revealed no one would be leaving – although they 'couldn't be bothered' to tell them.

Seann later defended the MP for Newmarket and Haverhill during a conversation between the camp-mates while Matt and Owen Warner undertook the Deals on Wheels challenge.

They won, but the team gave an incorrect answer to how many relationships the latter's Hollyoaks character had. They said four, when the answer was five, losing out on the jackpot of cheese.

Back in camp, Radio X presenter Chris Moyles said that politics was a big boys' club – all about career politics, and he reels slightly when he meets people like Matt.

He has 'a Westminster head on his shoulders', he noted.

Babatúndé Aléshé gave the advice that he wouldn't win over the public through trials, but would have to show vulnerability.

Sue Cleaver said: "In his world, he's intelligent, but doesn't live in the same world we live in.

"He tried to open up and be nice, but I always felt there's something not quite genuine about him.

From Lifted Entertainment: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! (60772586)
From Lifted Entertainment: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! (60772586)

"However, when he asked for forgiveness, I thought he was authentic and gave him a hug."

Seann added: "You can't be an emotional politician - Matt doesn't flinch at anything in here.

"I take people as they are in the jungle, so we can get through this as one big team."

From Lifted Entertainment: this year's jungle line-up. (60772591)
From Lifted Entertainment: this year's jungle line-up. (60772591)

With the eviction of Charlene White, Matt was nominated as the new camp chef, and delivered a 'finger licking good' dish of Wallaby backside.

He even volunteered to cut up the meat.

Matt's jungle high:

Guiding Owen Warner through Deals on Wheels, despite the limited number of balls, snagging the dingo dollars.

Matt's jungle low:
Trying to sneak off with two bones, without offering Jill and Scarlett their share.

What's your view of Matt in the jungle? Email us via suffolk@iliffepublishing.co.uk, or leave your thoughts on Facebook.

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