I’m A Celeb hit with 605 Ofcom complaints as fans rush to defend Matt Hancock
Sign up for the Daily Star TV newsletter for the biggest TV news
We have more newsletters
ITV's hit reality show, I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! has been hit with 605 Ofcom complaints.
Since the series made its epic return earlier this month, fans have been hooked to see what's been taking place on a nightly basis in the Australian jungle.
But last week a number aspects during the show left viewers unsettled, including the treatment of Conservative MP Matt Hancock.
During an episode which aired November 17, fans hit out at Boy George for comments made regarding the politician.
The singer appeared to make a jibe that viewers were unsettled by when comedian Seann Walsh joked about the "holiday" Matt was having while in camp.
Seann said: "Matt is having an absolute holiday here. Sat in that chair, has a sleep in that bed, then goes to the beach for the day."
Boy George quickly responded: "Can I just cut you off there, he still has to be Matt Hancock."
Throughout the week, the Culture Club star also made it known that he wasn't a fan of Matt and said he would "never" bow down to a Tory when the MP became the camp leader.
However fans also seemed to turn on Sue Cleaver and Chris Moyles who they felt may have been adding fuel to fire over the treatment of the former Health Secretary.
In addition to this, viewers were alarmed by Matt's presence in the jungle in the first place which also racked up the Ofcom complaints as they felt he shouldn't of made his way into the jungle.
At the time of reporting, the total number of complaints to Ofcom about this year's series to date is 3,287.
This is a live TV story and is being constantly updated. Please refresh the page regularly for the latest news, pictures and video.
You can also get email updates on the day’s biggest TV stories straight to your inbox bysigning up for our soaps and Hot TV newsletters .
Get all the very best news, pictures, opinion and video on your favourite TV shows by following Daily Star every time you see our name.
Follow Daily Star on Google News – CLICK HERE and click the star
Follow Daily Star on Apple News – CLICK HERE available on Apple devices
Follow Daily Star on Flipboard – CLICK HERE and click follow
You can also sign up forTwitter alerts for breaking news by following@starbreaksnews and follow us@dailystar for all the latest updates.
Keep up-to-date with your must-see TV stories, features, videos and pictures throughout the day by following us onFacebook atfacebook.com/DailyStarShowbiz
- I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here
- Breaking News
Source: Read Full Article