I’m A Celeb fans fuming over ‘unfair’ Boy George and Matt Hancock eating trial

Side-by-side screenshots of Boy George and Matt Hancock making disgusted faces

Fans of I’m A Celebrity fans are fuming after Boy George “gets away with just rotten fruit” in an eating trial against Matt Hancock.

On Friday (11 November), Hancock and Boy George faced off in the reality competition’s infamous eating challenge, having been nominated to take part with a public vote.

But when they took their seats at the jungle’s La Cucaracha Cafe, the pair were served up very different dishes.

As Boy George is a vegetarian, he was given fermented plums, sticky beans and a fermented duck egg, while Hancock had to swallow a camel penis, sheep vagina and cow anus.

Fans were left irritated, feeling that the Culture Club singer – and convicted abuser – was let off easy.

One fan tweeted: “”Why the F is Matt getting the worst choices and George gets away with just rotten fruit??? UNFAIR.”

When one viewer asked why Boy George was forced to eat “so much more in quantity that Matt”, another responded: “George is eating fruit whereas Matt is eating vaginas and c**ks. Seems fair to me.”

In between gagging and spluttering, Boy George asked the former health secretary: “Is now a good time to tell you I’ve never voted Tory?”

“That’s not news, George,” Hancock replied.

Previously, Boy George said he had considered quitting the show when Hancock arrived in the jungle, surprising the other contestants.

The next day, he said: “I don’t really know what to do with my feelings. You know, today was obviously quite emotional for me.

“I don’t know what it’s going to be like, I actually don’t really know if I want to be here.”

He also confessed to Scarlette Douglas: “You know, at the beginning of the pandemic my mum was in hospital. I wasn’t allowed to see her. I thought she was going to die.

“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.”