He surprised viewers with a rendition of an Ed Sheeran song and his awkward ‘dad’ dancing.
And it seems there is no end to Matt Hancock’s talents, as he regaled his jungle campmates with tales of his stint as a jockey.
Pictures unearthed by the Mail (left) show the MP, 44, atop his horse, punching the air in blue and white silks after winning the Newmarket Horsemen and Heroes Day charity race in 2012 – his first ever competition.
He won by two lengths, and the event raised £100,000.
Hancock told comic Seann Walsh, 36: ‘Frankie Dettori taught me how to ride.’
The conversation prompted Matt to explain how he struggled with his reading at school, so was glad to find out he was dyslexic, with the politician saying: ‘Instead of feeling I was just rubbish at something and useless, it was ah… so actually I am OK with language, it’s just my brain works differently and I can work on that.’
Pictures unearthed by the Mail show Matt Hancock (left), 44, atop his horse, punching the air in blue and white silks
Hancock (right) pictured as he won the Newmarket Horsemen and Heroes Day charity race in 2012 – his first ever competition
It seems there is no end to Matt Hancock’s talents, as he regaled his jungle campmates with tales of his stint as a jockey
Speaking out: Matt Hancock, 44, spoke about his relief at being told he was dyslexic while at university during Sunday’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
Babatúndé, Matt and comedian Seann Walsh spoke about their life achievements during a chat at the creek.
Seann said to Matt: ‘Yesterday you said you were a jockey?’
Matt replied: ‘I rode in a race, yeah.’
Difficulties: The former health secretary explained how he struggled with his reading at school, so was glad to find out he was dyslexic once he reached higher education
Seann laughed: ‘You’re up for anything!’
Explaining the race to Seann, Matt said: ‘Two furlongs to go, pulled out, kicked on, won the race… it was absolutely brilliant.’
Babatúndé joked: ‘What can’t you do, bruv?’
Matt said: There’s lots of things I can’t do. I can’t tell jokes.’