Nick Clegg reading mean tweets about himself is even funnier than it should be

Poor old Nick Clegg. After five years of coalition government, his party's share of MPs looks set to be decimated at the general election. He may even be out of a job if things don't go his way in Sheffield Hallam.

Still, at least he seems to be taking it all in his stride. Taking inspiration from the Jimmy Kimmel Show's longstanding series, in which they've even managed to get Barack Obama to read mean tweets about himself, the Sun asked the deputy prime minister to do the same this week.

Many seemed to focus on the apparently large features of his body, some poked holes in his manifesto and one even said he was probably bullied at school because his mother left notes in his lunchbox. "You leave my mum out of it," Clegg responded.

Watch the whole thing below:


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