One Show hosts Alex Jones and Jermaine Jenas were left speechless as Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens made a savage joke about Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s expenses on BBC Today
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The One Show hosts were left speechless when a guest made a savage dig at Boris Johnson live on the show.
Alex Jones and Jermaine Jenas joined actor Dan Stevens on the BBC show tonight, as they chatted with him about the new TV series Gaslit, which also stars Julia Roberts and Sean Penn.
The film follows the Watergate scandal in the 70s, with US President Nixon being forced to resign amid the scandal, while Dan plays one of the lawyers who played an active role in the case at the time. .
However, the show duo were left in silence as Dan launched a dig about the Prime Minister after he and Chancellor Rishi Sunak received notice of a fixed penalty in the Partygate scandal.
Explaining the story behind the film, he said: “What you get is a crime for a leader who is caught up in a messy war, caught up in a stupid scandal and surrounded surrounded by ambitious idiots and should really resign”, before pausing briefly.
“I’m sorry that was the Boris Johnson intro,” he later added, leaving both Alex and Jermaine at a loss for words.
Jermaine turned his head to laugh while Alex sat there in silence as gasps could be heard in the room.
Viewers of the BBC show thoroughly enjoyed this comment.
A third wrote: “Absolutely awesome, I don’t think #TheOneShow was expecting that lol. ”
The tweets continued, with one saying: ” @thatdanstevens absolutely amazing on #TheOneShow – first he gets dressed for Ukraine and then he does a great dig at @BorisJohnson indicates his moral bankruptcy. @ jjenas8 the face is amazing. ”
One person wrote: “The gasps just make things better! Hats off to you Dan! #TheOneShow. ”
Mr Johnson issued a “full apology” to Partygate, but insisted he would not step down.
“I have paid the fine and I once again offer a full apology and in a spirit of openness and humility I want to be completely clear about what happened that day,” he said, “I didn’t happen this could have happened. was a violation of the rules but of course the police found otherwise and I fully respect the outcome of their investigation.”
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