January 14th, 2014

Guido’s Fashion Tips: Alec Shelbrooke’s Tiger Onesie

Guido has returned from lunch to the sight of Tory MP Alec Shelbrooke on the Daily Politics, in a tiger onesie:

He pledges to wear it in the Commons if he can raise £5,000 for a hospice charity. A grrrrrreat cause, donate here


84 Comments

  1. 1
    Ah! Monika says:

    Looks like a Monday morning Rich attempt

    • 6
      Bullying by Good Causes says:

      Why do people think they can get away with blue murder by saying it is for charity?

      And anyone who openly criticises him will be shouted down by the crowd.

      • 10
        Randy Marsh says:

        He prolly wishes he could act like a twat all year. Charity gives him the perfect excuse.
        I’d hate to be in his family.

      • 25
        Jimmy Savile says:

        It is a complete mystery.

      • 28
        8 Ace - £1.49 says:

        Slippery slope this one, I thought Fabbers was pushing it a bit but this sort of stunt can only cheapen our democracy, as if it needed anything else to do so…

        • 37
          Mornington Crescent says:

          Yep, another low-grade attention-seeker – “look at meeeee, I’m doing it for charideeeeee!”

          Oh, do fuck off; just donate £5k (plus Gift Aid) to the hospice and don’t claim it on exes. You’re an MP, you can easily afford it.

          • Arch Deacon says:

            Agree fully. By all means give to the charity if you wish but pathetic grandstanding seems to be obligatory for any charitable act. Charity has become simply another vehicle for thwarted egos to let rip and for creation of a charity elite who earn far more than the individuals they seek to help.

      • 47
        Aunt Mat says:

        Charity begins at home.

        This man is trying to devalue our democracy by dressing inappropriately.

        Why does he not just do his job and represent the people who elected him?

        • 66
          Village Idiot says:

          …..The “Insanity” continues!!….

        • 71
          FFS says:

          We don’t need charity at home. The government already takes 50% of my income and spends it on all manner of free stuff for the sick and what not. How much more do they want? Does it ever stop?

    • 9
      bb says:

      charity for equine unriary tract infections?

    • 16
      CYNICAL OLD GIT says:

      He looks like one of those annoying c-nts who sit next to you at the test match in order to get on the ‘ telly ‘ when you’re throwing a “sickie”!

      • 27
        Ed Miliband says:

        I can see you are an oppressed middle class unit of voting. Sickies for all is my motto.

    • 17
      Ed Balls says:

      And yet I wear an outfit once and people never let me forget it *clicks heels and goose steps away *

    • 33
      Penny Maudaunt says:

      You can NOT criticise me for parading myself on Splash. I am doing it for charity and that makes it OK. Give generously

    • 46
      A Right Fucking Bastard says:

      No.

      He’s a fucking grandstanding fucking show-off of a cünt.

      Like one of those dickheads you meet at work who insist on fucking dressing up as a fucking chicken or a pirate on fucking Red fucking Nose Day, or who wear Homer fucking Simpson ties and think it makes them “wacky”.

      “I’m mad, me”, they chortle.

      Yes, you are- but not in the way you mean, you cünts.

    • 61
      It stinks says:

      So if invited on the Telly to answer tough questions, all a politician has to do is dress up for charideee and he well get treated to an easy time because everyone is supposed to respect and like him?

    • 80
      Anonymous says:

      Is that Jim Davidson? He stopped being funny in the 1970s.

  2. 2
    Cressida's Dick says:

    A great cause indeed.

    Anything that annoys the poison dwarf in the chair is fine by me.

  3. 3
    More chins than the Peking phone book says:

    Is that nine chins he has, or only eight?

  4. 4
    Gordon says:

    I’ve done a twosie.

  5. 5
    Throg says:

    Will he put the cost of hiring the suit through on expenses?

  6. 7
    Anon. says:

    Owen Jones tweets the BBC to remind them how bwilliant he is.
    #HopingForMoreBenefitStreetGravyCash£

    • 15
      Slobs and slobbesses says:

      Nothing to say about the Channel 4 ‘Benefits Street’ shown last night Owen? How the Romanians were working for a pittance whilst the great unwashed sat on their backsides watching their 42″ plasma televisions, showing their gruesome fat bodies etched with numerous tattoos, chainsmoking, and chatting on their ‘phones?
      I suppose, Owen, did the programme not fit your agenda.

      • 20
        Enrich me now says:

        If you believed that shit portrayal of the “poor, deserving, exploited Romanians”, you must be a total moron.

      • 30
        Tech Watch says:

        To be fair the plasma TV’s don’t really come any smaller, are cheaper than LCD and are much better quality for moving images.

        They also burn considerably more electricity, but this can be used in part to keep the room warm saving on cost of central heating.

        If they have 3D TV’s, the plasma tech suffers much less from cross-talk problems than LCD, and also you do not get dead pixel problems.

        At about 40 kg a set they also are quite difficult to steal, but where they are stolen you can be assured that the thieves must be in quite good shape.

        • 34
          RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

          You sound quite middle-class. Email me for instructions on how I can save you.

          • A Right Fucking Bastard says:

            @OwenJones84

            I watched you on Newsnight and thought you were a gobby little shitstabber.

          • (Rarely) Dangerous Brian says:

            Jones on the BEEB again, theres a suprise, the kn*bhead.

          • The silent majority says:

            @OwenJones84

            We didn’t watch you on Newsnight and know you will block us if we tweet what we think of you, so we ignore you.

      • 82
        By the way says:

        Just what happened to all the Romanians that – we were told – would be ‘flooding’ in?

      • 84
        Anonymous says:

        Sterotype: “The most obvious sign of ignorance. Often used by teenagers, and is carried on in to adulthood. Most commonly it is a mass rationalation encompasing an entire group based on phyisical appearance, race, dress, or other exterior features.” ©1999-2014 Urban Dictionary®

  7. 12

    If I were an MP, could I offer to frack Penny Mordaunt on the chamber floor under the pretence of it being in furtherance of a charitable cause?

    • 14
      Chubby Chaser alert says:

      Only if you were fucking desperate.

    • 35
      Casual Observer 5 says:

      If Penny was up for it, why not ? Greening did something similar during the Syr!a vote.

      (Puritan mode on: To be honest I think that Penny may not be doing her reputation as an MP much good with the diving program. But if it inspires kids to take an interest in the sport then that would be a good outcome – despite the lewd spin it seems to be attracting. Puritan mode off.)

      • 41
        Mornington Crescent says:

        Precisely how would that lump of lard “inspire kids” to take an interest in sport…?

        • 52
          Casual Observer 5 says:

          With tasteful presentation – young kids may adopt as a role model and parents might want to encourage.

          Physically she is much easier to identify with than most actual sports men / women – so seeing her make a good job of it successfully would have a positive effect and should stimulate interest.

          Am just not convinced that seeing MP in a swimsuit is appropriate.

          Dave I guess lowered the bar with his Primark ward-robe and plastic sandals holiday photo shoots over the past few years chasing the Chav vote.

          • FFS says:

            I’m not sure that falling off a board is really that useful as a sport? It seems that gravity might be offering too much assistance?

    • 39
      Cowgirl Mordick says:

      I’d sure make the earth move for you, Pussycat. You’ll think you’ve been processed by a steamroller.

  8. 21
    Jimmy says:

    Uncharacteristically quiet on today’s aid to India story?

  9. 31
    RED LEN says:

    REPELLENT.

  10. 35
    KEITH VAJAZZLE says:
  11. 38
    LibLabCon says:

    So, we are now to have the House of Commons debased even more by these vacuous arseholes and their little charity stunts.
    Time the electorate refused to endorse these fucking chimpanzees.

  12. 40
    Twit-ter says:

    So I had an interesting experience recently trying out Twitter for about a week. I wanted to try it in order to ask questions of certain figures who are very forthright in their views. I expected that they would be fearless and willing to answer any question put to them politely.

    So, I asked Owen Jones if his opposition to faith schools included muslim schools. Owen blocked me.

    I asked Tom Watson why he’d never raised Operation Ore, given his very public campaign on other abuse cases. Tom blocked me. But just before he blocked me, Shy Keenan, a child abuse survivor who now campaigns for the protection of children, sent him a tweet thanking him for all his work.

    So I then asked Shy if she’d ever spoken to Watson about doing something regarding Operation Ore. Shy blocked me.

    I asked Frances Cr*ok of the Howard League, who campaign for prisons to be shut and criminals to go unpunished, what sort of sentence child r*pist Ian Watkins should get. Frances blocked me.

    I asked Labour activist and self-proclaimed “Dr”, Eoin Clarke, about Tom Watson and Operation Ore. Eoin blocked me.

    I’m really shocked. I thought all these fearless writers, debaters, politicians, activists would have no problem answering very simple questions put to them in a normal civilised manner. It’s SO odd that they all felt compelled to block me. Funny, that.

    • 68
      (Rarely) Dangerous Brian says:

      My only suprise is that you are suprised by these shameless self publicists.
      Twitter is about and for tw*ts, never assume otherwise.
      Proof, if proof were needed, Fry and GaGa, both talentless hypocrites, have over 1 million tw*ts “following” them.
      Personally I rest my case.

  13. 44
    Euro Trash says:
  14. 60
    One nation onesie says:

    Ed Miliband
    aged xx

    Its for you the one nation to choose our onesie to be worn by all any where any time.

  15. 70
    broerick crawfordd says:

    Good God is this the greatest oearl of interest you can mine from a very slow afternoon Guido?

    Is nothing at all going on … I thought the reptiles and the bankers et al were supposed to be back in harness now scheming and plotting. Can you not unearth some titbit of relative interest … eg the Duchy of Cornwall is a Ponzi scheme that has its day and tomorrow Prince Charles signs on ….??

  16. 77
    Anonymous says:

    And I always thought MPs acted with decorum and knew how to behave.
    What a fucking stupid twat this one is……….

  17. 79
    Lizzie says:

    If MPs show so little respect for the position of Member of Parliament, why should any of us show them greater respect?


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