Lorraine Kelly takes a swipe at Boris Johnson after he didn't know who she was
LORRAINE Kelly has taken a swipe at Boris Johnson after he asked who she was in a clip that went viral.
The legendary presenter modestly said wasn’t offended by the snub – but pointed out they’ve met before.
Speaking at the TV Baftas, she told The Sun: “It was really funny, but why should he remember me?
“I have met him a couple of times though. I obviously made a huge impression…”
The Prime Minister left viewers baffled as he appeared not to know who Lorraine was during an interview with Good Morning Britain's Susanna Reid on Tuesday.
As she brought the 30-minute long interview to a close, Susanna said: "Lorraine is waiting to take up all the issues you have brought up on this interview."
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But the quizzical PM muttered under his breath: "Who is Lorraine?"
The outraged GMB host then hit back: "Who is Lorraine? Lorraine is a legend!"
At the time Lorraine appeared to brush off the incident and ignored it totally as the show cut back to her after the exchange.
Praising her colleagues piece, she said: "Wow! Thank you, Susanna… a masterclass in a political interview."
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The PM's spokesman said: “I think, as was clear, the Prime Minister wasn’t fully across the ITV daytime lineup this morning. You’ll appreciate he has a number of issues to deal with.”
Lorraine Kelly has been the host of her own ITV daytime chat show for years, and has been on the nation's tellies for decades.
Those watching at home couldn’t believe he didn’t know who the high-profile host was and took to Twitter to comment on the bizarre moment.
One person wrote: “Susanna #GMB “who’s Lorraine?” Oh Boris what a way to end your man of the people interview with GMB’s Susanna Reid.”
A second commented: “#GMB Imagine that the words “who is Lorraine?” Would bring down Johnson? More importantly as he panicked who was he expecting?"
While a third remarked: “’Who’s Lorraine’ was the funniest bit, do think he thought she was coming on #gmb.”
And a fourth added: “Who’s #lorraine? (Loses British public…) oh Boris what will we do with you?! Well done.”
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