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Downing Street Christmas party: I’m A Celeb’s Ant and Dec poke fun at Boris Johnson during ITV show

The presenters made a joke at Boris Johnson’s expense during the hit ITV show last night

I’m A Celebrity hosts Ant and Dec have poked fun at the Prime Minister after reports alleged that Downing Street staff had a Christmas party during 2020’s coronavirus lockdown.

The presenters made a joke at Boris Johnson’s expense during the hit ITV show last night.

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What Ant and Dec said about the Prime Minister

The duo jokingly referenced the allegations, saying that the show’s contestants “categorically deny” any suggestion they had a party in the Welsh castle.

While introducing the next segment on I’m A Celebrity, Dec said: “It is all changing in camp now because yesterday the celebs chose a new leader via the gift of a secret vote.”

Ant continued: “And that means David’s reign is over. But they weren’t celebrating. They categorically deny any suggestions that they had a party.

“And this fictional party definitely didn’t involve cheese and wine, or a Secret Santa.”

Dec then looked directly into the camera and said: “Evening Prime Minister… for now.”

Downing Street officials caught joking about Christmas party

It comes as senior aides to Mr Johnson joked about a Downing Street Christmas party just days after staff are alleged to have held a festive gathering in breach of lockdown rules.

The Prime Minister’s then press secretary Allegra Stratton and adviser Ed Oldfield, along with other aides, were filmed joking about a “fictional” party in December 2020 in a video from a mock press conference obtained by ITV News.

On Tuesday, Downing Street again insisted there was no Christmas party and coronavirus rules had been followed at all times.

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