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Hugh Grant isn’t afraid to tell it like he sees it and he’s got the UK government’s handling of coronavirus in his sights.

The 59-year-old actor took to Twitter to share a video of This Morning hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby interviewing Matt Hancock.

In the video, Schofield took the Health Secretary to task by asking about specifics on how the government is easing the lockdown.

On Monday, the government announced people will now be able to see one other person at a time, so Schofield posed:

When it comes to parents, we’ve been separated for such a long time [so] are you actually asking us to pick a parent?

Hancock responded:

One at a time, Phillip. So you can see one and then you can see the other and that’s fine.

Then Schofield fired off a followed up question:

So can I see my parents [separately] like 10 minutes apart?

Hancock responded yes, “so long as it’s only one at a time” and Schofield retorted:

But don’t you see that that’s utterly bonkers?

Hugh Grant then quote-tweeted the video and captioned it:

At the time of writing, the tweet has attracted more than 33,000 likes and almost 5,000 retweets, along with a swathe of replies.

Many backed up Schofield’s sentiment:

While others praised Grant for his frank reaction:

The UK government’s current advice is to maintain social distancing of at least two meters, thoroughly wash hands and wear a face covering in public.

At the time of writing, the UK has over 226,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 32,692 deaths.

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