Actor, comedian and Brexiteer John Cleese has lashed out at the city of London for its continued support of the European Union and being firmly against Brexit.
The 79-year-old, best known for his role in Fawlty Towers and as a part of Monty Python's Flying Circus, has been a strong advocate of leaving the EU even prior to the 2016 referendum.
However, in an outburst on Twitter on Wednesday morning, Cleese claimed that 'London was not really an English city any more' [sic] and that 'virtually all of his friends from abroad have confirmed my observation'.
In finished the tweet by noting that London did vote for Remain, in some sort of vague attempt to show that the capital of the country somehow wasn't patriotic anymore.
However, his attempts to criticise London for being pro-EU has backfired massively, with many mocking the star for his questionable take on the subject - especially when he lived in Los Angeles for the best part of 20 years in the 80s and 90s, before confirming last year that he has plans to move to the Caribbean island of Nevis as he was reportedly 'depressed' about the Brexit debate and the actions of 'right-wing governments'.
John Cleese is in the process of moving to Nevis, in the Caribbean. I hope there's a old Nevisian comedian ready to… https://t.co/suayE9mSO3