Over more than three hours, Johnson was grilled about whether he knew parties were being held in Downing Street during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Boris Johnson getting his fat ass handed to him on a plate who’s says the nowt on TV these days marvellous [sic],” the former Oasis frontman tweeted during the broadcasted hearing.
Gallagher has made a number of political statements in the past, last year dedicating his NME award for Music Moment of the Year to NHS workers and “all the people that give a s*** in general”.
During the hearing, Johnson attempted to justify one particular gathering for departing aid Lee Cain, claiming they “had to happen”.
“If anyone thinks I was partying during lockdown, they’re completely wrong,” he added.
Fellow musician Mick Hucknall – lead singer of Simply Red – also waded in, calling Johnson “despicable”.
“While Boris Johnson was having his leaving drinks party, like millions of others, I was disallowed to say goodbye to my dying father-in-law in hospital,” he tweeted.
During Wednesday’s committee hearing, Johnson accused the probing MPs of bias in their investigation by trying to discredit the seven-strong cross-party panel and suggesting chair Harriet Harman was “prejudicial”.
If the committee decides he misled MPs, he faces being suspended from parliament, which could trigger a high-profile by-election in his Uxbridge and South Ruislip seat.
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