June 24th, 2014

Charlie Brooks on Dave: We Can Still Be Friends

Speaking to LBC’s Kay Burley in 2012, the cleared husband of Rebekah Brooks has revealed he still wants to be friends with the Prime Minister, despite the disappointment felt when the PM spoke out against his wife:

“We were at school together and our families have known each other for a long time I suppose, decades. I’m getting old now. And he’s also our MP at home and our neighbour so we know each other pretty well. We obviously don’t see each other at the moment and that’s his decision and probably his advice and I don’t really blame him for that. He’s got a job to do and if his advisors say there should be a bit of clear water and distance between him and Rebekah and myself at the moment I certainly don’t hold that against him. I just you know think that’s life.”

The interview continues:

KB: Are you content with his behaviour because you were close weren’t you. You played bridge together, he came to ride the horse, we’ve read a lot about that.

CB: I was a little bit disappointed when he commented in Parliament on whether Rebekah should resign or not because I didn’t really feel he had all of the facts at his finger tips to comment on that. When this is all over, I’m sure he’ll explain, ‘I’m sorry but I was, these are the pressures I was under on that particular day’. He also has pressures in this whole thing as well. So I don’t feel any anger towards him at all.

KB: Do you think you can be friends again?

CB: Yeah I do yeah.

The Chipping Norton set are almost reunited.


  1. 1
    Diane Abbotopotamus says:

    The chips in Norton set now that’s more like it

  2. 2
    Diane Abbotopotamus says:

    (Please send the nosebag straight to my constituency office)

  3. 3
    Gordon Brown says:

    Have I to bring the pyjamas?

  4. 4
    Anonymous says:

    Any good at coding – there’s a job out there for you

  5. 5
    Yasmine & Diane (the world's greatest diversity double-act) says:

    Can we come too?

  6. 6
    TheCPSisseriouslyduff says:

    A triumph for British justice!! How is it possible that Coulson can be guilty (of such crimes over such a long time), but not his boss (who would have to be blind and incompetent not to have noticed)? I suppose the verdict on hubby means that dumping laptops to hide them pending a police search is now normal behaviour? Can we assume that the Director of Public Prosecutions / Attorney General will declare a mistrial and order a fresh trial?

  7. 7
    Diane Abbotopotamus says:

    Won’t somebody think of the chicken???????

    Whoops I mean children

  8. 8
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    “We were at school together and our families have known each other for a long time I suppose, decades…”

    Oh dear Charlie, stop digging for god’s sake.

  9. 9

    David Cameron works for Putin.

    Vote UKIP :-D

  10. 10
    Dave says:

    Charlie, may I borrow your chestnut mare? I fancy going hacking.

  11. 11
    Bosun Higgs says:

    Not the verdicts you were hoping for, then?

  12. 12
    Posh boy Coogan says:

    just joined Hacking off!

    Lovely crowd. Really, really super. beats hanging round with that welsh tit in a tiny car.

  13. 13

    It is really so jolly, so pfirking jolly, innit mates.

  14. 14
    Wilderbeest says:

    It’s so great to see the jury releasing this saintly and virtuous woman back into the community. She has suffered so much. My only hope is that she will now achieve a measure of peace, perhaps by engaging in some horse riding activities with near-neighbours and by disposing of any collections of old tape recordings lying about the house.

  15. 15
    Polish Prime Minister says:

    England is shit.. Is fuck-up. look at place. let in anybody who come. No skill need Put out hand .. give you house.

    Is cock-up. Is stupid man country no use to brave Poland. Only good we send our scum killers there. Problem rid.

    Is cock-up-bollockov nation of gays. Fuck them!

  16. 16
    Eu translator says:

    The Polish prime minister warmly welcomes closer ties to the area Biscay-North-West.
    He is a great admirer of whatever it is that that region excels at. Even if it is nothing…We are looking at you Delphic region south-east

  17. 17
    malice says:

    Dim Charlie can always visit the Gypos at Appleby Fair? The missus can double up doing the fortune telling.

  18. 18
    Hugh Rae Henry says:

    Well, that’s put the Plebs in their place donchaknow?

    Dave can take my little flame-haired mare for a ride any time he likes, while I get on with watching my lesbo porn unmolested.

    Pity about that Cool Son chappie…I’ll give him a job as a stable lad when he comes out.

    What ho!

  19. 19
    nell says:

    +++++Laugh+++++ maybe militwit’s millionaire Primrose Hill set should be taking notes on how to be united!!

  20. 20
    nell says:

    +++++Laugh+++++ maybe militwit’s millionaire Primrose Hill set should be taking notes on how to be united!!

  21. 21

    In that case I blame Dave for my expensive fill of diesel yesterday.

  22. 22
    nell says:

    Apologies but I read that and thought this :

    It’s so great to see the jury releasing the saintly and virtuous bliar back into the community. He has suffered so much. My only hope is that He will now achieve a measure of peace, perhaps by engaging in some money making activities with middle east neighbours and by disposing of any collections of old tape recordings lying about the house.

  23. 23
    Mars Attacks says:

    …and Good ol’ Nige works for love, and will dance for votes.

    Next up, on the fantasy channel, Blowing Whistles steps aboard his giant Ego and attempts to convince people on a polical blog that he has “followers”….

  24. 24
    Mars Attacks says:

    …or even political…!

  25. 25
    Charlie's aunt says:

    A few scores to settle on the slander and libel front me thinks.

  26. 26
    Don't give a shit about UKRAP, LieBore or the Limp Dumbs says:

    Oh fuck, don’t start BW off. It’s nice without him at the moment!

  27. 27
    Peter Expat says:

    What a shit Cameron is. Whatever Coulson’s behaviour, Cameron’s is despicable. Whatever happened to loyalty ?
    Slimy bastard.

  28. 28
    Charlie's aunt says:

    Could’nt agree more.Such a shame the economy is thriving,unemployment is dropping like a stone and growth to die for.It will all be chip paper in a few days.

  29. 29
    Westminster translator says:

    England is doing what I wish I could do – stand up to someone bigger than me and my third world country, and not just appoint some bent out of true, Brussels Apparatchik, like FIFA and Sepp Blatter et al.
    Christ on a bike, Germany, Russia couldn’t break us, but this lot! They’re fucking bureaucrats, FFS! And I’m on my knees sucking them off!

  30. 30
    I'd go by train, if I were you says:

    Mr Sikorski, I hesitate to mention but that British politicians have a rather poor history of keeping Polish Prime Ministers and/or Generals alive. An unfortunate General with whom you share a name came to a sudden and unexpected to him death in a British plane off Gibraltar, during the last War. It is fair to say that the usual British Enquiry found it to be wholly accidental, if a little convenient. I think Messrs Churchill and Eden had an extra bottle of Champagne that evening. One or two historians rather uncharitably think that they had him assassinated. Well, it kept Stalin happy and we didn’t want to piss off Uncle Joe.

  31. 31
    Magaluf Engerlander, I've been away says:

    When your mate metaphorically tells you to your face that he has never fucked your wife and then you find them in bed together, your reaction is unlikely to be cordial, unless I’m missing something.
    Loyalty is a two way thing – Coulson should have fessed up before he took the job, and given Dave the option,…Coulson, what a c^nt.

  32. 32
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  34. 34
    Fishy says:

    Were you a member of the jury? Were you intimately acquainted with the evidence?Twat.

  35. 35
    Fishy says:

    I agree but I’m afraid the days of politicians telling the media and commentators like Toenails to STFU have long gone.

    Sadly Cameron has to have one eye on the people who will lie about his motives and distort his actions.

    The BBC has the real power in the country.

  36. 36
    Fitbad the Tailor says:

    The Chipping Norton ‘set’!

    How do you become a member of a ‘set’? Is there an Eastenders ‘set’? A Primrose Hill ‘set’? A Guido Fawkes ‘set’?

  37. 37
    Carlo Gambino says:

    I wasn’t a member of the jury and I ‘wasn’t intimately acquainted with the evidence’ but I knew the verdict in the Barry George (Jill Dando) trial was a wrong un.

  38. 38
    is it £50million? says:

    How much does Poland fork out to the
    EU every day?

  39. 39
    just remind me says:

    What was it Tom Watson said again?

  40. 40
    Death by Bongo says:

    Not only is it possible, it actually happened!!
    Very worrying. I blame all that bright red hair…

  41. 41

    well she is a great hacker – doesnt get caught!

  42. 42
    RichUpNorth says:

    Has Brooks ever trained any winners?

  43. 43
    Ticket collecor says:

    No, we won’t be able to see you in the dark.

  44. 44
    Chlöe Sal Gerbeeba says:

    Time to pull the plug on the BBC.

  45. 45
    RickB says:

    Yes, one of his best horses was Suny Bay who won the Hennessey Gold Cup and finished runner up in two Grand Nationals. You wouldn’t say that CB actually set the world on fire as a racehorse trainer but he is more than capable given the right ammunition.

  46. 46
    Anonymous says:

    “that’s life.”
    But blameless bankers. That’s credible. Right?

  47. 47
    Disillusioned says:

    I live within 20 Miles of Chippy – Can I join

  48. 48
    The Underdoug says:

    The Chipping Norton set are almost reunited.

    By order of one R. Murdoch, Esq.

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