Talking about the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal on ITV’s Peston, Alexandra Phillips, the Brexit Party MEP for South East England, said now that Boris Johnson’s is out in the open it smells rather funny. Ms Phillip, the former UKIP Head of Media, is known for her provocative rhetoric and alleged shady dealings, so it was no surprise when the Brexit Party MEP compared the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal to a
She said: “I think a bit like a piece of cheese left out of the fridge, Boris was trying to ram this thing through Parliament so it couldn’t be scrutinised.
“Now it’s out in the open air it’s going to start to honk.”
At this, Robert Peston burst into laughter, prompting the show’s other guests to break into quiet smiles.
Over the laughs, Ms Phillips attempted to continue though was largely overpowered by Peston’s laugh.
Peston laughed when Alexandra Phillips said the PMs deal was like a piece of cheese (Image: ITV)
Phillips is the MEP for south east England (Image: ITV)
She said: “And now he has to run an election campaign.
“He has to run an election campaign.”
Fellow guest, Ed Vaizey, former Tory MP, admitted: "I was wondering where you going with the cheese."
It comes after it was today revealed that Mr Johnson’s claim to have negotiated an entirely new Brexit deal with the EU.
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Peston was in stitches at the cheesy pun (Image: ITV)
Brussels effectively poured cold water on Mr Johnson’s assertion, and insisted that it never reopened the withdrawal agreement for him.
A spokesperson for the European Commission raised eyebrows on