Labour and Lib Dems have been ruing the ‘curse of Hugh Grant’ after each candidate the actor campaigned with failed to win their seat.
Arch-remainer Grant, 59, canvassed with would-be MPs from each events within the election run-up – earlier than being sucked right into a shameful anti-Tory rant on Twitter.
The Love Truly star gave Chukka Umunna the profession kiss-of-death because the MP misplaced his parliament place by failing to safe Metropolis of London for the Lib Dems after canvassing with Grant.
Anti-press campaigner Grant additionally went door-to-door with Labour candidate Faiza Shaheen in Chingford, London, earlier than she was crushed by Tory veteran Iain Duncan Smith.
The actor canvassed with Lib Dem candidate Monica Harding to unseat international secretary Dominic Raab, in his Esher and Walton constituency, Walton-on-Thames, however she too was crushed.
Grant additionally hit the marketing campaign path with Jewish ex-Labour MP Luciana Berger, who stood for the Lib Dems in Finchley, London but additionally misplaced to the Tories below the actor’s ‘curse’.
The 4 Weddings star was glum-faced at a London tapas bar at 10pm on Thursday with spouse Anna Eberstein because the exit ballot revealed Boris Johnson’s landslide.
As the fact of a Tory majority emerged he Tweeted: “There goes the neighbourhood.”
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