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Matt Hancock mocked over video miming to The Ken Song from Barbie

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Former Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been mocked after he shared a bizarre video minimg along to The Ken Song on TikTok.

I’m Just Ken, sung in the hit film Barbie by Ryan Gosling, has become a surprise TikTok sensation, even reaching to number 14 in the Official UK Chart. It has led to scores of TikTokers creating their own videos saying they are “Kenough”.

And the 44-year-old West Suffolk MP, who resigned from the Cabinet in 2021 after he was revealed to have broken his own lockdown policies when he had an affair with his aide Gina Coladangelo, has now become one of the latest to share a version of the Ken ballad. 

The former I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! contestant shared a video walking along a beach, mimiming and dancing to the song with the caption: “I am Kenough” with the flexed arm emoji.

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@matthancock I am kenough! #justken #barbenheimer #kenough ♬ original sound – Matt Hancock

In the film, Ryan Gosling’s Ken sing the hit to Barbie, played by Margot Robbie. It questions the unrequited feelings he has towards her and questions whether it is “destiny to live and die a life of blonde fragility”.

The video, that sees the MP punching towards the camera, has amassed over 10,000 comments on TikTok, with many mocking the performance.

Calumbe said: “I never thought I’d see Matt Hancock acting out Ken from Barbie on a beach.”

While Zara simply said: “I’ve had Kenough”. 

Milly added: “What am I watching.” 

And Chloe Hall said: “I don’t know what I’ve just witnessed.”

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It is not the first time the West Suffolk MP has raised questions for his moves outside of Westminster. He was criticised by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak when he decided to enter the I’m a Celeb camp, withdrawing the Conservative whip.

He was also criticised by families who had lost loved ones during the Covid pandemic. Although he became a surprise hit on the show, finishing in third place behind Owen Warner and winner Jill Scott. 

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