The former One Direction star tweeted his distrust of the Conservative MP, while urging him to be open and transparent about the pandemic.
“I get the idea that Health secretary Matt Hancock thinks he’s a lot more intelligent than he actually is,” Horan wrote. “Always very smug and slippery.”
He continued: “Excuse me but Matt you’ve had a major howler here and it’s about time you handed facts out instead of worrying about what the opposition thinks.”
Horan’s tweet were met with praise by fans, one writing: “Niall for president”, and another adding: “King of using his platform to talk about important topics, I have to stan even harder.”
The clip showed presenter Phillip Schofield asking Hancock whether it is correct that people could see both of their parents separately 10 minutes apart, in accordance with lockdown guidelines.
“Don’t you see that that’s utterly bonkers,” Schofield asked, with Grant tweeting in response: “It is. They are. We’re f***ed.”
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