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Celebrities see funny side of ‘hilarious’ election results

Sue Perkins, Armando Iannucci and Ricky Gervais were among those commenting on the outcome with quips on Twitter.

Celebrities have seen the funny side of the “hilarious” and “extraordinary” General Election results.

Armando Iannucci, who created political satires The Thick Of It and Veep, wrote:

Match Of The Day presenter Gary Lineker said:

He added: “What appeared to be the most pointless general election in history may well turn out to be the most extraordinary.”

Former Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins quipped:

Hollywood actress Minnie Driver predicted Theresa May “will go” and told the Press Association of her feelings about that prospect: “I’m sure you could find a Gif of profound joy, of someone jumping up and down.”

Actor David Schneider wrote:

Posting a video of a robot collapsing he added: “Theresa May on hearing the exit poll.”

Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan admitted: “I think Mr Corbyn has proved a lot of people, including me, completely wrong.”

Singer-songwriter Billy Bragg wrote:

Whistleblower Edward Snowden said:

Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams‏ wrote:

Russell Brand wrote:

Katie Hopkins‏ wrote:

US actor Danny DeVito – who in 2016 described himself as a “big fan” of Jeremy Corbyn – celebrated Labour’s gains with a post on Twitter.


From Belfast Telegraph