Jeremy Corbyn reads mean tweets sent to him in hilarious campaign video

PUBLISHED: 09:00 10 December 2019 | UPDATED: 09:06 10 December 2019

In the latest campaign video for the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn has read out critical tweets about him in a format popularised by th US late-night chat host Jimmy Kimmel. Photo: Labour Party

In the latest campaign video for the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn has read out critical tweets about him in a format popularised by th US late-night chat host Jimmy Kimmel. Photo: Labour Party

In the latest campaign video for the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn has read out critical tweets about him in a format popularised by the US late-night chat host Jimmy Kimmel.

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In the video entitled "Mean Tweets with Jeremy Corbyn", the Labour leader sits by a fireplace and read out critical tweets about him and his campaign.

When asked about going "back to wearing his commie hat" after the election, Corbyn replied: "What is a commie hat? I wear a cap! It's a bit like when I was told I was riding a Maoist bicycle. It's a bicycle!"

After addressing Labour manifesto promises on broadband - just after the video buffers for a moment - and free university tuition fees, he read out a tweet about being found sexy.

"Oh this is bad," Mr Corbyn said, later telling viewers that there was indeed a magic money tree to fund his campaign pledges, "in the Cayman Islands".

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The Labour leader ended the video with a high-five to someone off-camera and saying he would be the next prime minister.

Posted late on Monday night, the video already has well over 22,500 retweets and has been seen at least 1.5million times on Twitter alone.

One person replied: "Brilliant. Whoever came up with this deserves a promotion."

Another said: "I didnt think I could love the dude any more. Apparently I can!"

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