IF you're looking to stand out from the staid Westminster crowd, there's one sure way to do it – sign up for a reality show,
At least, that's what a legion of politicians have decided to do over the years, with Matt Hancock the latest to jump on board the TV ship.
We exclusively revealed that the former Health Secretary is heading to Australia for this year's series of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.
The politician, who had to resign after The Sun exposed him for breaking his own lockdown rules by having an affair in the office, will be the 12th star to go into the jungle.
But just how well has appearing on reality TV worked out for politicians in the past?
The Leader of the House of Commons made a splash when she opted to show off her swimsuit on national TV.
The 49-year-old MP, who recently threw her hat into the Conservative leadership race, appeared on the short-lived ITV2 series Splash! in 2014.
The aim of the contest was to teach celebrities how to dive like a professional under the watchful eye of Olympian Tom Daley.
Viewers were left in hysterics when she belly-flopped into the pool when trying to execute a perfect entrance into the water.
Penny was competing against celebrities like Gemma Collins, Perri Kiely, and Dan Osborne, and was the 9th person to be eliminated from the competition.