Former TV colleague Lorraine Kelly throws ‘major shade’ at Tory leader hopeful McVey live on air
Good Morning Britain co-presenter Susanna Reid, with McVey in vision via video link, asked Kelly in her studio: “Do you remember Esther McVey from your GMTV days?”
Kelly bluntly hit back: “Yes I do,” before moving very quickly into introducing the guests for her show.
Lorraine isn’t a fan of Esther McVey 😂 pic.twitter.com/w1EAQZYZJr— 🐝-List At Capital (@BListAtCapital) June 10, 2019
Fellow presenter Piers Morgan, who appeared to be loving the situation, wouldn’t let the incident go, cranking up the awkwardness levels even further by asking Kelly: “So you got on well with Esther then, Lorraine?”
A noticeably flustered Kelly responded: “I don’t remember love, I don’t remember at all. It was an awful long time ago.”
this longer version of that Lorraine Kelly/Esther McVey clip might be the most brutal thing I've ever witnessed pic.twitter.com/B8NTPes6uT— Matthew Champion (@matthewchampion) June 10, 2019
The ice cold response from Kelly has, in the main, received much praise from those on social media who loved the sassy retort, with comments such as, “Lorraine throwing shade. Love it!” Others made reference to Kelly dodging a £1.2mn tax bill by claiming she’s playing a character on TV called ‘Lorraine Kelly’ and does not appear as ‘herself’. They jokingly commended her for the performance on Monday morning.
Another amazing performance from Lorraine Kelly the actor as Lorraine Kelly the presenter— Mark Aldridge (@DrMarkAldridge) June 10, 2019
Susanna Reid: Lorraine, do you remember Esther McVey from her GMTV days?Lorraine: pic.twitter.com/9pTjMrEnJr— Jamie Ali (@JamieAli_) June 10, 2019
McVey served in Theresa May’s cabinet as work and pensions minister for 10 months in 2018, before resigning over Brexit. She is one of 11 Conservative candidates vying to be the party’s next leader and successor to May as prime minister.Also on rt.com ‘His eyelids were fluttering like a lovesick teenager’: Piers Morgan slammed for Trump interview
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