No apology necessary

David Cameron hasn’t got all bent out of shape like a pinko leader would…

British Prime Minister David Cameron has told Manu Tuilagi an apology isn’t necessary for pranking him during a visit by the victorious British and Irish Lions.

Tuilagi gave Cameron “bunny ears” while a photo was taken of the rugby squad and the prime minister during a function at Downing Street on Monday to celebrate the series win over Australia. 

The Lions center apologized to Cameron on Twitter then was ordered by his Leicester club to write a more formal apology.

But Cameron tweeted on Tuesday, “@manutuilagi it was great to welcome you and the @lionsofficial team to No10. No need to apologise, I know it was just a bit of fun.”

Imagine if it was David Cunliffe who copped that…there would have been demands for Tuilagi to be hung, drawn and quartered.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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