Michael Caine voted for Brexit and everyone is making the same joke

Michael Caine today waded into the Brexit furore by declaring the referendum result a vote for “freedom,” dismissing the idea that racism played any part in the Leave campaign.

The Oscar-winning actor also insisted that everything would turn out “alright” after Britain’s two-year window for exiting the EU was up.

In an interview with Sky News, The Italian Job star admitted he would rather be “a poor master” than a “rich servant”.

Of course, the irony of his remarks was not lost on Twitter users.

Many were quick to make the same joke:

Italian Job puns were everywhere.

Others took issue with a multi-millionaire actor saying he’d embrace becoming poorer for Brexit.

Some people were disappointed that their acting idol held such views.

Many other users were just plain angry:

So we have another suggestion:

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