A Tory MP has had an awkward gaffe as she admitted she'd support Penny Mordaunt again "in a heart second" on live TV.

MP Alicia Kearns' blunder has since been picked up by social media and turned into memes aplenty - because spoiler: she meant 'in a heartbeat'.

"We stood behind someone we believed in, someone who had a real vision to the country," she began during a BBC News interview. "We're all really proud and I think all of us would do it again in a heart second."

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