Carrie Johnson admits breaking Covid rules by hugging pal at engagement party

Carrie Johnson admits breaking Covid rules by hugging pal at engagement party

1/16/2022 7:56:00 AM

Carrie Johnson admits breaking Covid rules by hugging pal at engagement party

The Prime Minister's wife, Carrie, admitted a 'momentary lapse of judgement' when she hugged a friend at a time the pair should have stayed two metres apart

The Sunday Telegraph published a photograph of Mrs Johnson embracing a friend at a social event in London in September 2020.At the time, Government guidance called for people to "stay two metres apart from people you do not live with where possible", or one metre if taking the extra precaution of meeting outdoors.

The rule of six was in place at the time the photograph was taken, which the paper said was September 17.A spokeswoman said: "Mrs Johnson was one of a group of six seated outside celebrating a friend's engagement."Mrs Johnson regrets the momentary lapse in judgement in briefly hugging her friend for a photograph."

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Are people forgetting this woman was sleeping with Boris behind his cancer stricken wife's back.. That's how they met and people expect her to have shame over this? 🥲😂 Momentary lapse of judgement !? So what's her excuse about marrying Boris then !? The Johnsons just don't care it runs in the family!

ConHome Conservatives BorisJohnson 10DowningStreet cabinetofficeuk BorisJohnsonResign BorisMustGo BorisJohnsonMustGo ToryLiars torylies DominicRaab michaelgove pritipatel OliverDowden RishiSunak Jacob_Rees_Mogg trussliz This story is designed to be sneered at by the public. What it attempts to show is a petty witch-hunt type of reporting and all such stories should be ignored. The reader can empathise with her; it’s not unreasonable to hug a friend, is it? Don’t be fooled by it.

All want sacking Boris says he had no idea she'd done this and will be replacing her in the next wife reshuffle. So is BorisJohnson going to sack Carrie Johnson or will he have her moved some where she can spend the rest of her time counting paper clips? Or is that just what he's going to do to all his scapegoat staff to save himself?

I say ‘let he who is without sin cast the first stone’ I don’t believe there will be many stones thrown. Not even my seventy year old neighbour not Keir_Starmer yes there will be one or two but not many. Have a look through Instagram at all those that broke the rules. I even commented on someone I followed for breaking rules they then blocked me.

'momentary lack of judgement' More jokers enter the fray. Bet she's hoping no more pictures show any more 'momentary lack of judgement' carrielbjohnson

I know what they're doing now. They're trying to make it seem like it wasn't that big of a deal. 'Sorry, I broke the rules, because I hugged my mate,' and then the British Tory voters react 'Aww, come on guys, give them a break, they're only human.' I'm not letting this go. will she be fined ? The tip of one massive iceberg. ToryCorruption ToryLies ToriesOut JohnsonPartiedWhilePeopleDied JohnsonTheCorruptPM JohnsonOut FreeNazanin

A moment's lapse caught up in the emotion, against an organised planned social event, FFS get ove it, move on,far more important issues to deal with I reckon we should use CarrieAntoinette wherever possible on this one Hugging someone, ffs. Is this really what we have come too🤦‍♂️ None of you at The Mirror did anything wrong, the whole of covid, no breaking of rules. Oh yes you did. Lay off the PM and wife. Remainers are a sorry lot as they don’t accept brexit happened. Grow up.

And attending 'work meetings' 10DowningStreet most Fridays after 16:00 in addition to having friend to stay over Christmas to 'babysit'... The desperation to get the tories out is visible.. going after his missus who has recently given birth over something as minor as a hug is bad form...

This minimises and trivialises. Surprised to hear her think she has any judgement at all ! They're just incapable of following their own rules, aren't they? johnandi It’s getting to the point where we’d appreciate one of them staying within the law! Any news on Barry Gardiner and the Chinese money? So a hefty fine will be winging its way to her no doubt....

Has she yet admitted to holding a party on Fri 13th Nov 2020 in the DowningSt Flat? Carrie just like Borris no honesty, no humility, no sense of right and wrong, just pure entitlement! Shock.. This is the 'flood them with minor indiscretions that aren't that newsworthy' tactic to distract from the big breaches which are. Don't fall for it.

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Does it really matter? What does matter is this story is a) an admission that she made an error that many others did at that time but don't admit it. b) an attempt to divert attention from all the SERIOUS errors her hubby and his pals have committed. How long will she stay once he’s kicked out of number 10

This excuse of 'momentary lapse in jugement' makes me sick! Who? Really? This is the story your going with. Ha ha ha anything to try and cover up for baby dog Boris. So that's the only photo showing she broke rules. No doubt she hugged all her friends when they met and left. That's what she admits because there is a photograph of that particular incident.

You are obsessed and becoming ridiculous Stop this political anti government agenda Isn't the real point that she has not a glimmer of concern at catching anything despite her slummock of a husband purportedly having been at death's door? So let's have the truth 🤦‍♀️Oh please is that not up to yourself and the other person if yous want to hug and were was the rule you couldn’t, soon you won’t be allowed to breathe!🤷‍♀️

They so off their heads on cocaine and ego, they not aware of covid. They believe they are invincible. 🥱 🥱 🥱 🥱 It's obvious she has no moral standards,just look at who she married,well suited.She in it for herself before he moves on to someone new. And this is making news really Another party 🤔🍾🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷

oh dear its the 'Johnson coming clean show' Is there no depths this couple will go to hang on to power? Next will come the blame show... sackings to save their sorry backsides for goodness sake have some pride,, ITS OVER! These two muppets and a lot of others are just sticking two fingers up to the rest. The worst bit is, they have not got a true sorry in them.

Disgraceful Ban the duo at No. 10. Wouldn't worry love half or more of Britain did much worse meeting in parks dropping litter everywhere having house and garden party's abusing retail staff sneaking off to their caravans just a few I witnessed .😂

Laughing at us !!!

Carrie Johnson has admitted breaking Covid rules after a photograph emerged of her hugging a friend at an engagement party. The Sunday Telegraph published a photograph of Mrs Johnson embracing a friend at a social event in London in September 2020. At the time, Government guidance called for people to "stay two metres apart from people you do not live with where possible", or one metre if taking the extra precaution of meeting outdoors. The rule of six was in place at the time the photograph was taken, which the paper said was September 17. A spokeswoman said: "Mrs Johnson was one of a group of six seated outside celebrating a friend's engagement. "Mrs Johnson regrets the momentary lapse in judgement in briefly hugging her friend for a photograph." Reports have previously suggested that Mrs Johnson, a former Tory adviser, was present at the May 20 2020 "bring your own booze" event, while a photograph published in The Guardian shows her sat with her husband and Mr Reynolds in the No 10 garden on May 15, five days earlier. The continuous revelations about several parties held in and around Downing Street at times of strict Covid measures have piled the pressure on Boris Johnson. Six Tory MPs have called for him to resign but he is expected to try and see off the furore. Members of Johnson's Cabinet have rallied around the PM, although some with less enthusiasm than others. Defenders of the Prime Minister have attempted to brush off questions about all the parties - dubbed 'partygate' - and said that people should await Sue Gray's report. In related news, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, boosted by polling which put his party 10 points in front of the Tories, has pledged to voters that he would preside over a government with "integrity" and that could "restore trust" if he wins the next election. Sir Keir, writing in the Sunday Mirror, looked to keep the pressure on Mr Johnson, saying: "The Prime Minister's actions, and his inability to take any responsibility for them, means he can no longer do his basic duties. "In the public interest, he should resign." A survey by Opinium put Labour on 41% of the vote share, with the Conservatives on 31%. The polling company said Mr Johnson's approval rating had plummeted to minus 42% - almost a 20 point fall in a week - and that almost two-thirds of people surveyed thought he should stand down. Read More Read More