It's World Beard Day so of course Ed Miliband has shaved his beard off

Louis Dor
Saturday 05 September 2015 15:40
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(Photo: @HaydenDials/Twitter

As World Beard Day is today marked we are sad to report that one of the most famed facial features of recent time has been lost to us.

A cricket fan was accidentally photobombed by Ed Miliband, revealing that the Milibeard is no more.

Twitter user @HaydenDials tweeted while watching the second One Day International between England and Australia today at Lord’s:

Grabbed a selfie at the match and zoomed in to realise Ed Miliband is sitting behind me! What a treat!

The former Labour leader had been seen in selfies taken in Australia with a holiday beard and, for a time, it was the biggest story in Westminster.

The Telegraph suggested at the time that the Milibeard was a sign of support for Jeremy Corbyn – perhaps this new clean shaven look suggests a withdrawal of support?

Or perhaps it just got too itchy – who knows?

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