Disgraced former U.K. minister seeks redemption on reality TV show

Former U.K. Minister for Health Matt Hancock arrives with MPs and Peers for a service of remembrance for British MP David Amess at St Margaret's Church in Westminster in London on Oct. 18, 2021. Hancock, the U.K.' scandal-prone former health secretary, is seeking an unlikely form of redemption: attempting to win "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!” a grueling, often gruesome reality TV show set in the Australian jungle. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file) Former U.K. Minister for Health Matt Hancock arrives with MPs and Peers for a service of remembrance for British MP David Amess at St Margaret's Church in Westminster in London on Oct. 18, 2021. Hancock, the U.K.' scandal-prone former health secretary, is seeking an unlikely form of redemption: attempting to win "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!” a grueling, often gruesome reality TV show set in the Australian jungle. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

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