Using the original questions a Sky News reporter asked the somewhat evasive prime minister about the party, Rosie Holt posed as an MP who “doesn’t know whether she attended” the drinks event in a sketch shared on Twitter.
Pretending to respond to a question about whether she attended the now-notorious party, Holt said: “Well all that, as you know, is subject to an investigation with Sue Gray so until that report is completed, your guess is as good as mine.
MP doesn’t know whether she attended Downing St Party https://t.co/Cb0H3abfqq
“And Sue Gray is tasked with answering this philosophical question.
“You know, it’s very hard because hypothetically, I could think, “Oh, back in May 2020, I was there with my Rose that I’d got on the way [...] with my sausage roll, looking at 40-50 people thinking, ‘ah is this wrong?’
“Well I’m not going to know that until people find out about it and I’m being made to explain myself about it. Hypothetically.”
MPs including Ed Miliband have since accused the PM of “hiding behind” the inquiry which is being conducted by senior civil servant Sue Gray and he was criticised for not attending parliament yesterday to answer deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner’s urgent question about the matter.
Huh wonder why he can’t just say “no” https://t.co/2CWs3IVfC0
Responding to another question a journalist had asked Johnson in her viral parody, Holt added: ”Until the investigation with Sue Gray has been completed, I won’t know if I’ve been interviewed by Sue Gray...so....”
The video has racked up over three million views at the time of writing and people including Gary Lineker thought it was brilliant: