Gogglebox had the perfect response to Boris Johnson saying his coronavirus response had been a 'success'

Greg Evans
Monday 04 May 2020 11:30
Showbiz

In these unprecedented times, we often look to the most esteemed and knowledgable in our society to assure us that everything is going to be ok and that we are receiving the correct information.

That's right, the cast of Gogglebox is here to make sure that you know exactly what the government's response to coronavirus is and hold them to account on anything that sounds a bit iffy.

Friday night's edition of the hit Channel 4 show featured its many cast of characters watching Boris Johnson's address to the nation as he returned to work after making a full recovery from coronavirus.

However, rather than praise what the prime minister was saying about the government's response to Covid-19 they picked apart him comparing the pandemic to a "mugger", and saying that the effort so far had been "a success".

Footage of this moment from the show has since gone viral, with many hailing as a reflection of what the public actually feels about the government's handling of the crisis.

Of course, not everyone thought it was funny.

At the time of writing more than 187,000 people have been infected with coronavirus in the UK and a reported 28,446 people have died from the illness, with only Italy and the United States registering more deaths.

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