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Entertainment The best Boris Johnson parody videos

18:27  20 january  2022
18:27  20 january  2022 Source:   theweek.co.uk

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‘Partygate’ revelations have inspired a string of viral spoofs mocking the prime minister

As Boris Johnson tackles a growing list of Tory scandals, online pranksters are putting a comedic spin on his political woes.

Countless parodies poking fun at the prime minister’s response to the Downing Street “partygate” revelations are racking up millions of views on social media.

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After the “nail-biting” season six finale of Line of Duty was watched by 12m people in May, wrote The Guardian’s culture correspondent Harriet Sherwood, a spoof inspired by the BBC cop show was watched by more than seven million within two days of appearing on Twitter this week.

Pressure mounts on PM to resign in two polls after fresh party allegation

  Pressure mounts on PM to resign in two polls after fresh party allegation The proportion of people who think the PM should step down has risen.A snap poll from Savanta ComRes found 66% of UK adults thought the Prime Minister should step down.

Created by satirical artists Led by Donkeys, the four-minute clip appears to show “AC-12’s feared officers interrogating the man at the heart of a real-life scandal gripping the nation” – Johnson. The spoof has been retweeted by tens of thousands of people including Line of Duty writer Jed Mercurio, who called it “brilliant work”.

Johnson told Sky News on Tuesday that “nobody told me” that a lockdown-breaking party in the No. 10 garden on 20 May 2020 was an “event that is against the rules”.

The PM’s excuse was met with widespread ridicule, and Twitter users stuck the knife in further with paradies using The Killers’ song Somebody Told Me.

TikTok comedian and satirical songwriter Munya Chawawa also took musical inspiration to ridicule the BYO bash, in a video apparently showing him dancing to Usher’s hit track Yeah! in the Downing Street garden.

Downing Street apologizes from the Queen of Holiday Organization Front Funeral

 Downing Street apologizes from the Queen of Holiday Organization Front Funeral © YUI MOK / Pool / AFP L a week Continuous nightmare for Boris Johnson . After the revelation of his presence at organized holidays in confinement, the Prime Minister had to apologize, on Friday, January 14, to the Queen for an evening having taken place the day before the funeral of the husband of Elizabeth II , Prince Philip.

“One for your next secret garden party,” wrote Chawawa in a swipe at Johnson above the tweeted clip.

Comedy duo Sugarcoated Sisters are also racking up views with their music video for Toxic Tory, a parody set to the tune of Britney Spears’ Toxic that accuses the PM of having “no shame”.

BBC comedy panel show Would I Lie to You has been getting in on the fun too. In a twist of a regular segment where teams try to determine if an opposition panellist is lying about something personal or embarrassing, the showmakers photoshopped Johnson proclaiming his innocence to create what The Mirror heralded as an “absolutely iconic” clip.

The studio audience and panellists including David Mitchell and Gaby Logan erupted into “raucous” laughter as an edited-in Johnson claimed: “As far as I’m aware, to the best of my knowledge, we have followed the rules throughout.”

The parody then cut to Peep Show star Mitchell, who quipped: “For me, it’s the things that he said that aren’t believable. If I had to pin it down, it would be all of the things that he said.”

police determined because of Lockdown parties in Downing Street .
London. "PartyGate" is becoming embarrassing for Boris Johnson. The British Prime Minister had always been denied that it has come to illegal Lockdown parties in his official residence. But that is so apparently not quite right, as well known. © Steve Parsons Boris Johnson. on 19 June 2020, when the Prime Minister was 56 years old, Strict Corona Lockdown rules prevailed in the United Kingdom. Social meetings in interiors were prohibited.

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