He added: “People’s grandmothers, grandfathers, aunties, uncles that were forced back into care homes. All these deaths that we couldn’t go to.”
One Twitter user Krissy said that while Mr Hancock “came across very well” on I’m a Celebrity, she could not forgive his political decisions.
She said: “What you have done within your career as a politician has been unforgivable, I, for one, will never ever forgive you.”
His appearance on the jungle-based reality show may have cost him his political career, with fellow MPs calling for him to stand down.