Prime Minister Boris Johnson was interviewed by GMB presenter Susanna Reid for the first time since he was accused of hiding in a refrigerator live on ITV programme.
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Susanna Reid ran into Boris Johnson this morning after he asked who Miss Lorraine Kelly was after the Good Morning Britain presenter wrapped up her explosive interview with the Prime Minister.
When the barbecue was over, Susanna thanked the Prime Minister for the interview at Downing Street.
She said: “It was good to talk to you. Lorraine is waiting to present all the issues you brought up in this interview. Thank you very much indeed.”
But Boris responded when asked “Who’s Lorraine?”, as he didn’t seem to know that Good Morning Britain was followed by the Scottish presenter’s show on ITV.
Susanna quickly replied, “Lorraine is a legend.”
Lorraine, who had been hosting her ITV daytime show for years after a long career as a presenter, was later seen in her ITV studio with a slightly taken aback.
She did not address the Prime Minister’s comments, saying: “Wow. Thank you Susanna. A master in a political interview. Great stuff. ”
Followers at home, unable to believe Boris did not know who the famous presenter was, took to Twitter to comment on the strange moment.
One wrote: “Oh Boris, what a way to end an interview with GMB’s Susanna Reid.”
A second person commented: “Imagine that the words ‘ Who is Lorraine? “Will take down Johnson? More importantly when he panics who is he expecting? “
While a third tweeted: “‘Who’s Lorraine’ is the funniest bit, do you think he thinks she’s coming on GMB.”
And the fourth part is added: “Who is #lorraine? (Losing British public…) Oh Boris what are we going to do to you?! Well done.”
The moment followed a tense interview in which the GMB TV presenter questioned the Prime Minister about everything from Partygate to allegations of bullying and sexism in the House of Commons, as well as the crisis ongoing cost of living.
Susanna raised the possibility of an income tax on energy company profits, saying: “It doesn’t help those who are currently paying their energy bills – which are already in the hundreds – for our sakes. need to leave that money for energy because they need investment.
“That’s their job. Your job is to help people pay your bills.”
The Prime Minister replied: “What we are doing is helping people with their energy costs,” but Susanna interrupted, saying: “You have given people a loan that they have to pay back.”
Boris replied: “I accept that those contributions from taxpayers won’t be immediate enough to help cover everyone’s costs. Of course, that won’t be immediate enough to help cover expenses. everyone’s expense.”
Susanna later said: “So you’re admitting that you’re not doing all you can,” the Prime Minister admitted: “There’s a lot more that we can do. The important thing is to make sure we deal with it. price management in the medium and long term.
Susanna later said, “When you say you’re doing all we can, you’re being dishonest aren’t you, because you just said you can do more.”
Good Morning Britain airs at 6am on weekdays on ITV.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/susanna-reid-swipes-boris-johnson-26855869 Susanna Reid caresses Boris Johnson as he asks 'Who is Lorraine?' baking GMB