Adulterous Matt Hancock was humiliated when his intense clinch with his aide Gina Coladangelo, was captured on camera in June.
Now the love rat ex Health Secretary is taking on another risk.
The MP, who split from his wife and the mother of his children after his affair came to light, will run the London Marathon next month, despite the probability of getting ridiculed by rabid onlookers.
He said that this was his first London Marathon and that he was delighted to raise money for St Nicholas Hospice Care, and that he’s already started training.
On his JustGiving fundraising page, someone by the name of Dominic Cummings wrote that they hoped that he was better at this than he was at sourcing PPE.
Perhaps Matt Hancock is going through a mid-life crisis, the affair, the keep fit obsession – the whole package, and all this from a man who set up laws to have lonely grannies arrested for having a cuppa with their granddaughters while he was breaking every law he helped to make. He’ll be on Strictly Come Dancing next.
But of course, he wants to keep his face in the public domain, despite the hatred some people have for him, although this man must be some sort of sadist. Why would he put himself through this abuse, but at least he’ll see the camera’s this time, and know where some of them are.
Of course, it’s bad what he did, but he should be allowed to live his life. After all, he’s not the first person in government to cheat, and certainly won’t be the last.
I mean, let’s face it some have done a lot worse, cheated on their wives with another man, yet they’re hailed a hero for coming out and given an award. Well, that’s just plain hypocritical, but then they weren’t telling the rest of us to stay 2 metres apart at the time.
To be fair, I don’t think people are that concerned anymore, and this guy can’t hide away forever, and at least he’ll be raising money for a good cause.
And I’m not sure what the root of the hatred is against him. Is it his performance in the position of Health Secretary? Then everyone’s entitled to their opinion and have a right to express it.
If it’s about his broken marriage, then that matter is solely for those directly affected, and let’s face it, we’re living in a country where up to 50 per cent of all marriages fail, so nobody’s really in a position to throw stones, are they?
But then I don’t suppose a broken marriage is good for the children that are involved, and being in the political public eye does make a person public property, and as public property, you leave yourself open to scrutiny, and this man not only ruined his career but the lives of two families. But really, we should look at our own lives before we judge, and it appears that we’re turning into a sad, resentful little Britain just so that we can ridicule one man.
And what did this man do? Oh yes, he fell in love with another woman, but we really shouldn’t be punishing him for it because it’s something that millions of people have done over the centuries. He’s no different to anyone else, he’s just a human being, although he did do it at a rather unseemly time. Let’s face it, his timing was lousy!