A German TV present has mocked Boris Johnson and Brexit in a brand new parody based mostly on Netflix smash-hit, The Crown.
The pretend trailer, titled The Clown, aired on community NDR present Extra3, and took purpose at Britain’s ongoing Brexit negotiations and branded the Prime Minister a ‘infamous buffoon’.
Dubbing the UK a rustic ‘whose residents tumble down hills to catch cheese’, the skit additionally took purpose at tradition secretary’s Oliver Dowden’s pleas to Netflix to add a disclaimer on The Crown to guarantee viewers it was a dramatisation.
As a substitute, they wrote: ‘All actual – even if you happen to can’t imagine it.’
‘By some means, shrewd Boris Johnson turns into prime minister with circus acts and sleight of hand,’ the voiceover mentioned.
‘However his funniest trick but is Brexit. He cons Brits into believing pretend numbers. And that’s how Mr. Johnson leads them out of the EU.’
European Fee President Ursula von der Leyen and Boris Johnson agreed to maintain talks open (Image: Xinhua/REX/No 10)
A pretend Johnson is then heard reciting in German: ‘I can’t do something besides however grin stupidly. And harvest apples. And I at all times neglect my strains.’
Promising the ‘sequence’ will ‘spiral into chaos for 23 seasons’, they added: ‘The clown will get tousled in foolish adventures.
‘The negotiations with the EU appear limitless. The large finances bears no relation to the end result.’
The trailer got here simply 24 hours after it was introduced the prime minister and President of the European Fee Ursula von der Leyen agreed to extend talks over trade deals between the EU and the UK.
Mr Johnson on Sunday mentioned the UK wouldn’t be strolling away from the negotiating desk and ‘the place there may be life, there may be hope’ – however a no-deal consequence was nonetheless the most certainly state of affairs.