Footage of Boris Johnson disco dancing becomes hit

‘It was a work event in the basement actually’: Footage of Boris Johnson disco dancing becomes massive online hit as flood of memes over Downing Street parties scandal continues

  • The funny film showed the PM dancing with Jeanette Arnold OBE in 2013
  • It re-emerged among memes about parties being held in Downing Street
  • One joker wrote of the video ‘It was a work event in the basement actually
  • A video of Prime Minister ボリス・ジョンソン dancing with a lightsabre-wielding London Assembly member at a Christmas party nearly ten years ago has re-emerged amid news of more ダウニング街 parties.

    The widely-shared footage of what is believed to be a 2013 bash set ツイッター そして インスタグラム ablaze today.

    One wag who posted it added the caption ‘It was a work event in the basement actually’.

    The footage shows Mr Johnson dancing with Jeanette Arnold OBE, who had been a member of the London Assembly since 2000.

    Ms Arnoldwho became chair in 2015 – seems unlikely to be sharing a dancefloor with the PM in the future.

    This week she tweeted her disgust at the reports of the No 10 lockdown breaking parties.

    彼女は言いました: ‘I doubt whether the PM has an honest bone in his body so regrettably he is not going to do the decent thing and resign.








    The PM looked very youthful as he danced to the lively strains of All Night Long at the bash

    The PM looked very youthful as he danced to the lively strains of All Night Long at the bash

    The funny film showed the PM dancing with Jeanette Arnold OBE in 2013 as she held lightsabre

    The funny film showed the PM dancing with Jeanette Arnold OBE in 2013 as she held lightsabre

    Mr Johnson looked to be having a whale of a time on the black and white checked floor

    Mr Johnson looked to be having a whale of a time on the black and white checked floor

    The dancing video shows Mr Johnson and Ms Arnold dancing as she holds an illuminated blue lightsaber.

    It is actually a Lucasfilm prop apparently given to the now-PM by the late Christopher Lee, who starred in hit films.

    Internet merriment at Mr Johnson’s explanation of the May 2020 party showed no sign of abating today.

    One photoshop-savvy Twitter user created a new version of the Now That’s What I Call A Party Anthemsof course swapping the word ‘partyfor ‘work event’.

    Another changed Arsenal footballer Thomas Partey’s surname to the same thing.

    Elsewhere a photoshoot of the PM and Rishi Sunak with beer barrels was reappropriated for a predictable new purpose.

    And one prankster even joked about the Met Commissioner turning to music as a DJ named Cressida Decks.

    witter user created a new version of the Now That's What I Call A Party Anthems, changing it to 'work event'.

    witter user created a new version of the Now That’s What I Call A Party Anthems, changing it to ‘work event’.

    Arsenal footballer Thomas Partey's surname was changed to a different word in one meme

    Arsenal footballer Thomas Partey’s surname was changed to a different word in one meme

    A photoshoot of the PM and Rishi Sunak with beer barrels was reappropriated to mock him

    A photoshoot of the PM and Rishi Sunak with beer barrels was reappropriated to mock him

    One joked about the Met Commissioner turning to music as a DJ named Cressida Decks.

    One joked about the Met Commissioner turning to music as a DJ named Cressida Decks.

    James Corden was featured shouting party on one tweet about the gatherings at No 10 and its gardens.

    Meanwhile a picture of a nightclub rave was captioned as a ‘work eventby one witty web user.

    A group of people in a swimming pool holding drinks were given similar treatment.

    And an illustration of a group of primates having a tea party was captioned ‘Yet another work event for the money worshipping cult’.

    This morning the Prime Minister’s former director of communications apologised over a No 10 party the night before the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral.

    James Slack, who until last year was Mr Johnson’s director of communications, apologised on Friday morning for the ‘anger and hurthis leaving party in April 2021 had caused.

    James Corden was featured shouting party on one tweet about the gatherings at No 10

    James Corden was featured shouting party on one tweet about the gatherings at No 10

    A picture of a nightclub rave was captioned as a 'work event' by one witty web user today

    A picture of a nightclub rave was captioned as a ‘work eventby one witty web user today

    A group of people in a swimming pool holding drinks were also described as a work event

    A group of people in a swimming pool holding drinks were also described as a work event

    A drawing of a group of primates having a tea party was captioned 'Yet another work event for the money worshipping cult'.

    A drawing of a group of primates having a tea party was captioned ‘Yet another work event for the money worshipping cult’.

    Mr Slack said he took ‘full responsibilityand was ‘deeply sorry’.

    It came after The Telegraph reported that advisers and civil servants gathered after work for two separate events on April 16 2021, as the country was in a period of mourning after the death of Prince Philip.

    The events were to mark the departures of Mr Slack and one of the Prime Minister’s personal photographers, 新聞は言った.

    The two events are said to have started separately and later merged.

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