Far-right British politician Nigel Farage received a sticky cold shower on Monday, much to the internet’s collective glee.
The Brexit Party leader was making a campaign stop at Newcastle when a man walked up and hurled a milkshake at him.
In the video, a dripping Farage can be heard grumbling to his security team that he could’ve seen the attack coming “a mile away.”
Paul Crowther, the milkshake-wielder, was immediately arrested. He told the Guardian that it was a banana and salt caramel milkshake and that he had zero regrets.
“I was quite looking forward to it, but I think it went on a better purpose,” Crowther said.
roger that we have a milky boy on our hands. i repeat: the boy is milky. he's a very milky boy, over pic.twitter.com/Ob9hU49G0q
— thomas violence (@thomas_violence) May 20, 2019
Opinion: Nigel Farage getting hit by a milkshake isn't funny, it's absolutely hilarious https://t.co/HUuMul2k2s
— The Independent (@Independent) May 20, 2019
if someone threw a milkshake at me, I would simply tear off the breakaway suit I was wearing and then defeat them with logic
— Dr. Bennett Dump (@KrangTNelson) May 20, 2019
Dear people of Scotland.
We’re selling milkshakes all weekend.
Love BK #justsaying
— Burger King (@BurgerKingUK) May 18, 2019
The Brexit Party: we have nothing to fear from Brexit – we survived the Blitz!
The Brexit Party [5 minutes later]: I'm hiding in a bus because I'm scared of milkshakes https://t.co/B6wO6gOaPm
— Katie Spalding (@supermathskid) May 20, 2019
throwing multiple milkshakes at a fascist is called a "nigel barrage", thank's
— Kelsey D. Atherton (@AthertonKD) May 20, 2019
— Matthew Jones (@mattyj53) May 20, 2019
— jon potts (@jabberwocky43) May 20, 2019
— francesca? (@_cesc) May 20, 2019
Besides leading the charge to Brexit, Farage has made several appearances on this side of the pond to boost President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. He even became a subject of scrutiny in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.
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