Matt Hancock is expected to appear on I'm A Celeb in the coming days but happened with him and his relationship with aide Gina Coladangelo?

Soap stars, sporting heroes and other famous faces came together in the Australian jungle as the ITV reality show returned for its 20th series on Sunday, November 6.

Mr Hancock, 44, is reportedly entering the jungle as a latecomer alongside Strictly star and comedian Seann Walsh.

The disgraced former Health Secretary, who was forced to resign from cabinet after an affair with the lobbyist Gina Coladangelo in June 2021, will be this year's 12th campmate.

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Mr Hancock has also been stripped of the Conservative Whip following a conversation with Chief Whip Simon Hart who deemed the "matter serious enough to warrant suspension of the whip with immediate effect."

After he returns from I'm A Celeb, he will sit in the House of Commons and represent his constituents in West Suffolk as an independent.

What happened with Matt Hancock and Gina Coladangelo?

The MP for West Suffolk Matt married Martha Hoyer Millar in 2006 and they share a daughter and two sons together. 

However, their marriage broke down after photographs and footage emerged of Mr Hancock breaking Covid social distancing rules to pursue an affair with his aide.

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Are Matt Hancock and Gina Coladangelo still together?

Gina Coladangelo, who was an adviser in the Department of Health and Social Care, was married to the owner of retailer Oliver Bonas, Oliver Tress at the time.

The Sun exclusively released CCTV images of the couple kissing and embracing her in his Whitehall office on May 6, 2021, despite being responsible for putting the Covid social distancing rules in place at the time.

After their affair became public, Coladangelo resigned from her position and it was reported that Coladangelo and Hancock separated from their spouses and moved in together.

The couple first met while volunteering at a student radio station while studying at Oxford University. 

The pair are said to be still together, according to OK Magazine.