Nigel Farage's clap for carers might be the most awkward thing you see today

Nigel Farage's clap for carers might be the most awkward thing you see today

The weekly clap for carers round of applause has been going on for a while now and I think it's safe to say that we've all gotten the hang of it.

You either stand by your windows or front door at 7:59 pm on a Thursday and then at 8pm you clap your hands or make some noise for a minute or so in appreciation for the healthcare and key workers on the frontline against coronavirus.

However, as we have seen from a few people's videos, clapping or making a racket on a camera is easier said than done.

Take for example Nigel Farage, whose effort from this week reeks of a man who hasn't got a clue what he is doing.

This video is only 15 seconds long but there is so much to unpack. Firstly, The Brexit Party leader is banging that ladle against that pot (which looks like it is about 20 years old) with no discernable rhythm whatsoever. Accompany this with his unnerving grin and that garish outfit and you have a recipe for a nightmare.

As you can imagine, Twitter had a field day with this...

Others decided to bring up Farage's previous comments about the NHS and migrants, who back up a large part of the NHS and care workers staff force.

The former UKIP leader and MEP, has had quite a week. While millions across the country stay at home and abide by the government's advice, Farage travelled 100 miles to East Sussex to make a video about migrants coming to the UK during the pandemic.

After receiving criticism for making the unnecessary trip, a spokesperson for Farage claimed he was a 'key worker' as the film was going to used as part of his LBC Radio show. Journalists and reporters are classed by the government as a 'key worker' but only those who are out in the field reporting on coronavirus, which he obviously wasn't.

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