The viral footage shows the
awkwardly looking around the room with his hands in his pockets. He watched on as other world leaders greeted each other with handshakes as he patiently waited to be welcomed himself. The footage comes as Johnson appeared to be snubbed by not being invited to the EU institution European Council meeting.
Many people highlighted that the snippet didn't give the full context, with the extended version showing attendees speaking to the prime minister.
has since seized the opportunity to take the edge of the second-hand embarrassment – and put him in better-suited scenarios.
Comedian Matthew Highton created a greenscreen of the lonely clip – and the results were pure genius. "Look it's far from perfect, but here's a green screen of lonely Boris Johnson so you can put him in stuff. Have fun internet," he said.