British lawmakers erupted in fury on Wednesday after opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn was accused by Conservatives of calling Theresa May a “stupid woman” during Prime Minister’s Questions.
The Labour leader appeared to mouth the insult towards the PM in parliament after she compared his attempt at calling a no-confidence vote in her amid the continuing Brexit deadlock earlier this week to Christmas “pantomime.”
“I know it’s the Christmas season and the pantomime season. He’s going to put a confidence vote, oh yes he is, oh no he isn’t,” May jeered.
“I’ve got some advice. Look behind you! They are not impressed and neither is the country.”
Corbyn’s actions brought condemnation from lawmakers who urged him to either “apologize or clarify” what he had mouthed. Deputy Conservative chairman, James Cleverly posted on twitter: “This kind of misogynistic language must not be tolerated.” Read more