Professor Eats His Own Books On TV After Losing Bet On Elections

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The political expert had promised to eat his own book, Brexit: Why Britain voted to leave the European Union if the party got more than 38% in the United Kingdom elections 2017 and kept his word as he ate pages from his book on live television.

Like many pundits, Kent University's Matthew Goodwin doubted Jeremy Corbyn's party would poll anywhere near a win.

As it turns out, Labour polled at 40.3% meaning that Goodwin was going to have to literally eat his words.

I'm saying this out loud.

Shortly after the surprising results from Thursday's vote came in showing that the Conservative Party of Prime Minister Theresa May lost its majority in Parliament, the Twitterverse started demanding that Goodwin make lunch of the recently issued book, "Brexit".

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Her new government was "wonderfully weak and unstable", he said , paraphrasing Mrs May's "strong and stable" election mantra. Labour accused the Prime Minister "burying her head in the sand" in trying to carry on as though nothing had happened.

"I am a man of my word, so what I'm gonna do is sit here, and eat my book, while you guys carry on", he told the host before proceeding to rip out a few pages of his book on last year's Brexit vote.

Jeremy Corbyn appeared to accidentally slap Emily Thornberry's chest in a weird high five gone awry.

Appearing on Sky News yesterday, he was asked if he is a man of his word, to which he replied: "Well indeed I am".

He soon quipped: "It's actually a hardback, there were lots of chemicals", adding "I've got to get through the whole thing", as he shovelled more pages in his mouth.