I’m A Celeb 2022: Boy George crosses paths with Matt Hancock’s starstruck girlfriend Gina Coladangelo as Culture Club legend is serenaded by his ex-campmates after leaving the jungle
One could be forgiven for guessing the topic of conversation as Boy George crossed path’s with jungle nemesis Matt Hancock’s girlfriend following his departure from I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
The Culture Club singer was the fourth star to exit the purpose built camp on Tuesday evening, just hours after entertaining the camp with a karaoke version of his biggest hit – Karma Chameleon.
And he was promptly whisked off to the Gold Coast’s lavish JW Marriott Resort & Spa, where he was serenaded with the track by former campmates Scarlette Douglas, Sue Cleaver and Charlene White before meeting businesswoman Gina Coladangelo for the first time.
Fancy meeting you here! Boy George crossed path’s with Matt Hancock’s girlfriend on Tuesday following his departure from I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!
George, 61 – reduced to tears following Hancock’s late arrival in camp – appeared to hit it off with the MP’s girlfriend as they crossed paths outside their luxurious temporary accommodation.
Coladangelo looked starstruck while chatting to the pop icon as he received a congratulatory round of applause after emerging from his chauffeur driven car.
Just hours earlier George led the stars in a singalong of Culture Club’s hit single Karma Chameleon during a trip to the camp’s legendary Jungle Arms pub.
Going out on a high note: The Culture Club singer was the fourth star to exit the camp on Tuesday evening, after serenading the camp with his biggest hit – Karma Chameleon.
Greetings: George appeared to hit it off with the MP’s girlfriend (L) as they crossed paths outside their luxurious temporary accommodation, where Scarlette Douglas (R) was waiting
Pals: Scarlette beamed as she hugged George outside the luxurious JW Marriott Resort & Spa on Australia’s Gold Coast
After missing out on the chance to hear the result of England’s World Cup match against Iran, the camp were thrilled to have a surprise treat, and even took part in a game of Beer Pong to win crisps and snacks.
Each of the celebrities then took it in turns on the karaoke, and getting all of the group singing together Boy George led a sing-along to Culture Club’s 1983 hit.
Speaking after his exit. the singer told hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly: ‘I have looked at myself for two-and-a-half weeks and it is horrifying. I had to forget who I was and let it go, it was quite interesting to get over it.
Here he comes: The singer was clearly delighted to be leaving the show’s jungle camp
Well done George: He was given a warm round of applause after emerging from the rear of his car on Tuesday
‘I am in the jungle with no control. I am looking forward to being back in control.’
On how he managed to keep himself sane in the camp, he said: ‘I had to forget who I was the whole time I was in here, I had to let it go. I just had to get over it.
‘I just had to say, “I’m in the jungle, I’ve had no control.”‘
He added: ‘Being really honest, I am happy to go today. It’s not something I thought I would ever do but it’s a lot tougher than I thought. I think it really makes you appreciate what you have and the people that you love.’
The singer said he would like to see former rugby player Mike Tindall or ex footballer Jill Scott win.
Popular: But George fell short of going all the way by becoming the fourth campmate to leave
Farewell: George greets photographers after making his exit from the jungle
Of Mike, he said: ‘He’s been the most stoic, he’s done the most. I think he’s much wilder than he lets on,’ before concluding: ‘I think Mike or even Jill.’
George’s departure prompted a mixed reaction from fans, with many taking to social media to express their opinion.
Agreeing with the public vote for George to leave, one person wrote on Twitter: ‘Hilarious! He’s out because he’s been relentlessly spiteful and nasty. It’s not complicated.’
Family affair: The star posed with his sister Siobhan after his sibling jetted out to Australia to meet George as he departed the camp
Speaking out: George’s departure prompted a mixed reaction from fans, with many taking to social media to express their opinion
Nemesis: The singer was reduced to tears following Matt Hancock’s late arrival to the camp
Referring to politician Matt Hancock remaining on the reality show longer than George, another person tweeted: ‘Boy George learns he’s LESS popular than the Health Secretary after a major pandemic! Hilarious.’
Another viewer who was pleased to see George go wrote: ‘I am glad that boy George is out. I believe in kindness and I want to see people being kind to Matt Hancock.’
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! continues on Wednesday November 23, ITV1 at 9:00pm.