Danny Dyer delivers expletive-laden assessment of David Cameron's role in Brexit during live national TV show

'Where is the geezer? He's in Nice with his trotters up. I think he should be held accountable'

Friday 29 June 2018 10:16
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Danny Dyers goes on hilarious rant about Brexit and David Cameron

Danny Dyer described David Cameron as a "twat" on live television during an extended polemic on the former prime minister's role in leaving the country to deal with the "mad riddle" of Brexit.

The Eastenders actor launched the tirade during an ITV debate, while Baywatch star Pamela Anderson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn looked on.

He began his rant while defending daughter Dani Dyer's appearance on reality show Love Island and the contestants' lack of knowledge about the UK's departure from the European Union.

Mr Dyer asked: "Who knows about Brexit? No one has got a f***** clue what Brexit is, yeah. You watch Question Time, it's comedy.

Susanna Reid, co-host with Piers Morgan for the special edition of Good Evening Britain, asked: "Will you know clearer when Jeremy Corbyn explains Labour's policy?"

Mr Dyer replied: "No. I ain't got a clue. No one knows what it is. It's like this mad riddle that no one knows what it is."

Mr Corbyn's head reared back slightly and his left eye twitched as the actor then turned his focus to the man who decided to call the EU referendum two years ago.

"So what's happened to that twat David Cameron who brought it on?" Mr Dyer asked. "Let's be fair. How comes he can scuttle off? He called all this on."

The Labour leader attempted to maintain a straight face as Mr Dyer continued: "Where is he? He's in Europe, in Nice with his trotters up."

It was not clear whether "trotters" was a deliberate reference to the unverified anecdote about David Cameron and a pig.

"Where is the geezer?" asked Mr Dyer. "I think he should be held accountable for it."

As the hosts of Good Evening Britain tried to move on, Mr Dyer interrupted to again say: "Twat."

Viewers praised Mr Dyer's "astute political analysis" and described him as "basically Shakespeare", while host Susanna Reid suggested he could be the next Prime Minister.

Mr Corbyn, who insisted he voted to remain in the EU, later managed to contribute to the debate by saying: "The government who is meant to be negotiating spends its time negotiating with itself. That is the biggest problem."

The Labour leader admitted he did not watch Love Island but claimed he was a fan of Danny Dyer's role as Mick Taylor in Eastenders on BBC1.

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