Ewan McGregor brands Boris Johnson a ‘spineless c**t’

Ewan McGregor hit out at Boris Johnson on social media. Picture: Getty Images
Ewan McGregor hit out at Boris Johnson on social media. Picture: Getty Images
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TRAINSPOTTING star Ewan McGregor has hit out at Boris Johnson with an astonishing expletive-laden tweet.

The Scottish actor, currently in Scotland filming for the long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting, criticised Johnson just moments after the Conservative MP declared he would not be standing as a candidate in the forthcoming Tory leadership contest.

On social media, McGregor directly wrote to the MP: “You spineless c$&t You lead this ludicrous campaign to leave EU. Win, and now fuc& off to let someone else clear up your mess.”

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Some of his fans were quick to support the actor. with one writing: “He’s a coward in the trenches whilst others climb over the top.”

But others disagreed, with one tweeting: “What is ludicrous? the voters won - democracy hurts when you lose.”

Boris Johnson ruled himself out of the running to succeed David Cameron, and incurred the wrath of Ewan McGregor. Picture: AFP/Getty

Boris Johnson ruled himself out of the running to succeed David Cameron, and incurred the wrath of Ewan McGregor. Picture: AFP/Getty

Earlier this week, McGregor sent a message of support to under fire Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

After the Labour leader tweeted a statement vowing not to ‘betray 60 per cent of Labour members and supporters by resigning’, McGregor replied: “Good for you! The turncoats n your party should be ashamed of themselves. I hope you find the support you deserve.”

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