Thom Yorke says ‘f*** you’ to Boris Johnson in angry response to Tory leadership election win

Stormzy, Slowthai and Nigella Lawson were among the other stars to react with horror today

Stormzy gets Glastonbury crowd to shout 'F**k Boris'

Thom Yorke has led a wave of blistering celebrity reactions to Boris Johnson’s premiership, with a tweet that gets to the point rather succinctly.

Along with quote-tweeting a historic letter from one of Johnson’s teachers at Eton College, condemning the then 18 year-old Johnson on his behaviour as a student, Yorke wrote: “F*** you Prime Minister”.

Others have responded to today’s news with similar anger and frustration. Stormzy retweeted a message suggesting his “F*** Boris” lyric in single ‘Vossi Bop’ “sums today up well”, while Nigella Lawson simply tweeted an emoji of a woman holding her head in her hands.

Rapper Slowthai condemned Johnson as “an incompetent t***”, while Derry Girls actress Nicola Coughlan wrote, “Boris is a wasteman”.

Earlier today Boris Johnson became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after winning the Conservative leadership race, in a landslide that saw him earn 92,153 votes against 46,656 cast for rival Jeremy Hunt.

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