Brewdog reacts to Boris Johnson's resignation / Brewdog Twitter
UK prime minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce his resignation today after losing the support of ministers and MPs. Johnson’s exit comes after his leadership became mired in controversies, including the now infamous ‘partygate’ saga.
This week, after revelations about the PM’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations against former deputy chief whip Chris Pincher, his own party revolted against him, finally signaling the end of his tenure.
As ever, social media users were quick to voice their views across the various platforms. And brands have been chiming in on Twitter with satirical memes and witty replies.
First up was Brewdog, of course, which questioned whether it’s ever too early to start prepping for the leaving party (sorry, work event).
Is it too early to start prepping for the leaving party*?
(Sorry, work event)
Tell us which of these beers we should brew… if enough of you are keen, we'll make the damn thing pic.twitter.com/aWHzWPcUhG— BrewDog (@BrewDog) July 6, 2022
Retailer Iceland, meanwhile, made it clear that its talents lie in humor, but possibly not graphic design.
Is it even a breaking news story if Ryanair doesn’t tweet about it? This time, the budget airline dragged 90s R&B singer Usher into the conversation.
Tory Party: we resign, we resign, we resign
Boris: pic.twitter.com/t3ek57Z3GV— Ryanair (@Ryanair) July 6, 2022
LadBible used a meme featuring German-Austrian actor Christoph Waltz to highlight that a lot of the British population will be rejoicing that BoJo is gone.
The UK to Boris Johnson: pic.twitter.com/zsNGi9d3d9
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Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has entered the chat with this disturbing thought.
BREAKING: Boris Johnson is currently in Number 10, putting his finger to Nadine Dorries' head and saying "I'll be right here" like E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
More to follow.— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 7, 2022
Greetings card supplier Thortful has noticed a higher demand for farewell cards today. Strange that.
House & Garden magazine questioned what the next PM has in store for the 10 Downing Street interiors. A trip to John Lewis might be in order.
Who will be next to take on 10 Downing Street, and what will they do to its interiors? https://t.co/CzoclZru3t— House & Garden Magazine (@_houseandgarden) July 7, 2022
Madame Tussauds in London made some changes to one of its displays earlier today.
Not so innocent after all?
We will not be resigning today.
We asked our boss if our recent performance meant that they think we should quit. And they said “no, not your recent performance...”
We will take this as a vote of confidence and continue to not post about the drinks we make.— innocent drinks (@innocent) July 7, 2022
Burger King trolls Boris for his many 'whoppers'.
Leave the whoppers to us pic.twitter.com/bYLK0tWwrX— Burger King (@BurgerKingUK) July 8, 2022
This Zoopla ad appeared in The Sun newspaper this morning.
Plant-based food brand This joked that BoJo had been telling 'porkies'.
Bike membership brand Swapfiets told the former PM where to go.
On Yer Bike, Boris! Swapfiets has delivered a bike to Number 10 this morning, encouraging #BorisJohnson to get on his bike by offering him a free membership to its service. #borisout #itshappening #byeboris #borisjohnsonresign #borisgoneson #swapfiets pic.twitter.com/r3VnJEt9DF— Swapfiets (@swapfiets) July 7, 2022
More to follow.