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Boy George close to quitting I'm A Celebrity after arrival of Matt Hancock

BOY George seems close to quitting this year's I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! already after the arrival of MP Matt Hancock.  

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The former health secretary's entrance divided camp, with some welcoming him with open arms and others… not so much.  

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One person who clearly isn't a fan of the Suffolk MP, who famously lost his job after cheating on his wife during the height of the pandemic, was Boy George.  

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"I don't really know what to do with my feelings. You know, today was obviously quite emotional for me," he explained in the Bush Telegraph. 

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"I don't know what it's going to be like, I actually don't really know if I want to be here." 

Coronation Street's Sue Cleaver later encouraged him to stay after opening up about her thoughts on Hancock… and they weren’t exactly good ones. 

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"Just sleep on it tonight. Look, why he came in and what he's doing here, it's not our responsibility and it's not for us to take on," she told singer Boy George. 

Later saying in Bush Telegraph: "George was having a bit of a moment. I think if I'm honest that most of us are sort of feeling it's a bit of a very strange situation to be in." 

In last night's programme, Boy George confronted Hancock, saying: "You’re really going to get it. You’re really going to get it. Not from me. I mean just from…" 

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Talking of his frustrations with the former health secretary, Boy George told Scarlette Douglas: "You know, at the beginning of the pandemic my mum was in hospital.  

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"I wasn’t allowed to see her. I thought she was going to die. 

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"I was tweeting Greenwich hospital going, ‘Please look after my mum.’ I used my name, I was like ‘Please look after my mum.’ And they did, she was fine… I feel like, I don’t want to be sitting here like I’m having fun with him. 

"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." 

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Boy George explained in the Bush Telegraph: "If I had lost my mum, I would go. And I feel a little bit selfish, you know, just kind of… everyone’s so nice to him and I was like Jesus, what we gonna do? 

"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." 

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