Viewers of Boris Johnson's interview on This Morning on Thursday have taken to Twitter about their annoyance after Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby posed for a selfie with the prime minister.
Thank you to Phillip and Holly at @thismorning - a good opportunity to talk more about our exciting vision for the… https://t.co/IcRZI2B3nQ— Boris Johnson (@Boris Johnson) 1575543643
After grilling Jeremy Corbyn about anti-semitism in the Labour party and cutting him off to insist he apologise two days ago, the presenters gave Johnson his turn in the hot seat.
The conversation got heated when it turned to his comments about single mothers, and Schofield did push Johnson on whether or not the NHS is for sale, but they all seem to have come to an amicable conclusion.
A photo of the three of them taking a selfie together is making the rounds on social media, with many comparing it to talk show hosts' friendliness with Donald Trump before he was elected.
https://t.co/hsWUu9LSoS— daytime snaps (@daytime snaps) 1575543177
Others believe it's unfair that Corbyn got grilled while Johnson was neither scrutinised nor held to account for his own racism and islamophobia over time.
Many other posters also commented on the fact that Johnson has refused more serious interviews to do This Morning, potentially as a way of avoiding being held to account over important matters.
With that being said, here are some of our favourite reactions.
This is drivel masquerading as journalism. Scrutiny is not a joke. https://t.co/KYXc9qLRri— John Sweeney (@John Sweeney) 1575545558
You reckon that Andrew Neil interview is going to happen –– https://t.co/dsR310nVk6— Mark Di Stefano (@Mark Di Stefano) 1575545421
Not saying we're totally fucked but we're about to elect a PM who'll only accept the "please take a selfie with me… https://t.co/IOY0Kmqdw4— James Felton (@James Felton) 1575544607
BREAKING Boris Johnson reluctantly sacrifices interview with @afneil in order to take part in hard hitting interro… https://t.co/ORvMw1EsGo— Nick🇬🇧🇪🇺 (@Nick🇬🇧🇪🇺) 1575550893
Ouch! Phil's really sticking it to Boris on his islamaphobic racist remarks with this selfi isn't he. https://t.co/HEDPCoE146— Jolyon Rubinstein (@Jolyon Rubinstein) 1575546500
British journalism 2019 captured perfectly in this one shot https://t.co/g7mXxF61sY— Tom London (@Tom London) 1575552319
Philip Schofield to Jeremy Corbyn: APOLOGISE FOR YOUR NON-EXISTENT RACISM! Philip Schofield to Boris Johnson: Ch… https://t.co/0jV5sELDLo— Kerry-Anne Mendoza 🏳️🌈 (@Kerry-Anne Mendoza 🏳️🌈) 1575552441
This is one for the day the Johnson Govt scraps the licence fee. https://t.co/xcLBTgaDIK— Howard Goodall (@Howard Goodall) 1575551098
Maybe @hollywills and @Schofe Can add this charming photo to all of the food parcels going out this Christmas. Sham… https://t.co/KsGF6zeMPW— Max 💙 (@Max 💙) 1575553022
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