Amber Rudd limited the use of pre-charge bail in 2017 to stop people being kept under a ‘cloud of suspicion’ (Ge
Amber Rudd limited the use of pre-charge bail in 2017 to stop people being kept under a ‘cloud of suspicion’ (Ge

Amber Rudd's response to her daughter Flora Gill talking about sex sparks hilarity on Twitter

'Some days you ladies just own Twitter'

Sabrina Barr
Wednesday 23 October 2019 12:33

Amber Rudd MP has delivered the ultimate parental rebuttal on Twitter after her daughter tweeted about being messaged out of the blue by a man she slept with a decade ago.

On Wednesday, journalist Flora Gill, daughter of Rudd and the late journalist A. A. Gill, shared a screenshot on Twitter of a message she received from the man she lost her virginity to.

In the message, the man in question describes Gill as the “most accomplishment person” he has ever slept with, in reference to her work as a writer with bylines in publications including GQ and Tatler.

Accompanying the screenshot, Gill wrote that the man "ghosted" her 10 years ago while she was on her gap year, after she lost her virginity to him.

After Gill added that she needed help composing the "perfect response" to the private message, her mother, former home secretary Rudd, was quick to offer a suggestion, tweeting: “Your mother would like to speak to him.”

Rudd’s witty reply received an immediately positive response among Twitter users, accumulating more than 700 likes in under an hour.

Gill followed up her mother’s response with a further comment, sarcastically stating: “Mum – I’m only kidding! I’ve never had sex! I’m an innocent, young, virgin sex writer!”

Several Twitter users expressed their delight over the comedic mother-daughter interaction.

“This wins Twitter for today. Brilliant work both of you,” one person wrote.

“Some days you ladies just own Twitter,” someone else remarked.

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In September, the former home secretary quit the cabinet and the Conservative Party over Brexit.

In her resignation letter, Rudd wrote: “I no longer believe leaving with a deal is the government’s main objective.”

The politician also criticised the decision to expel 21 Tories for their defiance over Brexit, saying it was an “assault on decency and democracy”.

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