Matt Hancock’s girlfriend Gina Coladangelo 'not mingling' with I’m A Celeb stars' families



I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! eliminations have begun with the celebrity's families flying over to Australia to greek them as they cross over the iconic bridge as they exit the jungle. This year, former Health Secretary Matt Hancock entered the competition after receiving scrutiny from the public. Now, his girlfriend Gina Coladangelo has flown over to Australia to greet him as he makes his exit but it has been reported that she has not been mingling with the rest of the families.

During the coronavirus pandemic and the peak of Matt's career as Health Secretary, Gina was his aide.

The pair, who were both married, were caught having an affair on CCTV in his office, leaving the general public outraged.

Matt was also scrutinised for not following his own "guidelines" of staying in their own bubble and not travelling for unnecessary reasons.

Since his arrival on the show, he admitted to campmates that he did break his own guidelines, but insisted that he did it for "love".

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She has recently arrived in Australia, awaiting her boyfriend's exit from the series, but reportedly been steering clear of the rest of the families.

A source reportedly told The Sun: "It’s strange that she’s rarely mingled with anyone else so far."

They claimed that she has been sunbathing away from Jill Scott's fiancée Shelly Unitt and Seann Walsh's partner Grace Adderley.

All family members of the campmates have been staying at the five-star JW Marriott hotel in Surfers Paradise, on Australia’s Gold Coast.

According to bookmakers Ladbrokes, Matt is the next celebrity to be eliminated from the show with odds at 8/1.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: "We finally have a proper race on our hands for this year's I'm A Celebrity crown, with Owen Warner leapfrogging Jill Scott to head the betting."

He added: "Elsewhere, while Sue was once among the frontrunners to go all the way, she now looks a dead cert to be sent packing next."

Charlene was the first celebrity to be eliminated from the series after the public vote, spending 14 days in camp.

Speaking to presenters Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly after her exit, she said: "It’s been a journey and I absolutely loved living with those guys, they were brilliant."

Touching on what it was like to be in camp with Matt, Charlene admitted: "I thought it would be really difficult doing my job once I'd spent the night with a politician.

"Not in that way, I had to think about the job I do when I get out of here and I didn't want anyone to think my impartiality would go because I'd slept in the RV with him.

"And I said I would sleep in the hammock."

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! airs daily from 9pm on ITV.