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Boris Johnson, having evaded a grilling at the hands Andrew Neil, went on This Morning and ended up posing for a selfie with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.
Frost/Nixon it wasn't.
Once in a while, a classic meme will enter the ether when a picture presents so many opportunities for parody that the internet comes together in joyous union.
The Prime Minister and the This Morning hosts is one such magical occasion.
Some of the efforts made serious points.
https://t.co/E6o7Upk6BK— christhebarker (@christhebarker) 1575548127
Others used a certain newspaper's headline to make the point.
https://t.co/Glwyhye6fn— Summer Ray (@Summer Ray) 1575551434
Martin Scorsese's The Irishman was involved, as it always is these days.
https://t.co/GJ19CoHTde— David Jenkins (@David Jenkins) 1575556938
Others just chose to heavily criticise Johnson as well as Schofield and Willoughby.
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
This, apparently, is what rigorous scrutiny from the British media looks like. https://t.co/iPlCBxgeom— Ash Sarkar (@Ash Sarkar) 1575549847
BREAKING Boris Johnson reluctantly sacrifices interview with @afneil in order to take part in hard hitting interro… https://t.co/ORvMw1EsGo— Nick🇬🇧🇪🇺 (@Nick🇬🇧🇪🇺) 1575550893
General Election 2019: a thriving democracy in pictures https://t.co/WA5mfUAci2— TheIainDuncanSmiths (@TheIainDuncanSmiths) 1575545409
Somehow we don't think Phillip Schofield's excuse is going to cut it.
Can I point out that if Mr Corbyn had asked for a selfie, we would have happily obliged.— Phillip Schofield (@Phillip Schofield) 1575558814