Female Labour MPs at the karaoke party included from left, Jess Phillips, who once told Diane Abbott to ‘f*** off’; Stella Creasy, who has claimed Labour is ‘running on empty’; Lucy Powell, who has said Corbyn was ‘brutally exposed’ in the EU referendum; and anti-Semitic hate victim Luciana Berger.
Ms Phillips has been on Twitter to say the Mail’s story is a fake [Image: Mail/Simon Walters].

She should know – she’s one of the people who allegedly took part.

How appropriate that the first opportunity for This Writer to press Facebook’s new ‘Fake News’ reporting button was a story by the Mail.

It’s also in the Mirror, apparently, as this is the news source Jess Phillips – mentioned in the story – quoted when she debunked it on Twitter:

This Writer has had differences with Ms Phillips in the past; she has been a vociferous critic of Mr Corbyn. That is why I believe her on this.

So, please, follow my example and report the Daily Mail as a ‘fake news’ provider.

Considering the face that the Mail has more than seven million followers on the social media site, and therefore is likely to bring in quite a bit of cash, that should give Facebook an interesting dilemma.

Jeremy Corbyn walked out of a Christmas karaoke party for Labour MPs where they sang Tony Blair’s 1997 Election-winning anthem Things Can Only Get Better accompanied by chants of: ‘We Want Tony!’

The humiliated Opposition leader left as MPs insulted him at the noisy booze-up. They also sang The Beatles’ Back In The USSR – an attack on him for failing to take a tougher line over Russia’s bombing of Aleppo in Syria – and Madonna’s Like A Virgin, a dig at his ridiculed claim to have been forced to sit on the floor of a crowded Virgin train.

Dozens of Labour MPs joined arms to sing D-Ream’s Things Can Only Get Better and used their own secret ‘anti-Corbyn’ WhatsApp messaging system to mock him and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, defiantly posting a video of themselves in full voice.

Source: Corbyn’s Christmas karaoke meltdown: Labour leader ‘storms out’ of party as rowdy MPs chant ‘We want Tony’ and video shows them singing Blair’s 1997 election anthem ‘Things Can Only Get Better’

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