Brexit: German MEP recreates 'Love Actually' scene in a message of goodwill to Britain

Brexit and Love Actually aren't two things that we thought would ever go together but, for the second time this year, a European MP has made a plea to the UK to stay in the EU using THAT iconic scene.

Following on from the Dutch MP Kees Verhoeven, the German MEP Terry Reintke has made her own version of the 'problematic' scene between Andrew Lincoln and Keira Knightley in the beloved 2003 comedy.

In the clip, the 31-year-old from Gelsenkirchen writes on big sheets of paper the following:

Hey UK friends

It's not the carol singers

It's Europe calling

By next year (as it now looks)

You will have left us

But for now, let me say

Without hope or agenda

Just because it's Christmas (and on Christmas, you tell the truth)

I still love you

In fact, most of us do

Merry Christmas

May Europe be a peaceful place - for you and me and our children and grandchildren.

Although this particular writer isn't a fan of that film, we have to agree with its sentiment and we're in full support of the message, as all know that Brexit will be an unmitigated disaster.

Reaction to Reintke's video has been mixed, with the majority of people supporting her, whereas a few are also very sad and embarrassed.

Others argued that the UK is just leaving the EU and not the continent of Europe.

Regardless of what you think of Reintke's video, we think we can all agree that it's a lot better than the scene it is imitating, which is essentially a man telling his best friend's wife that he's in love with her, in a very awkward and creepy way, which she doesn't seem to have a problem with at all.

Can we suggest that the next MEP who wants to imitate Love Actually that they do the scene where Emma Thompson breaks down and cries, because that's honestly how we all feel.

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