The prime minister was diagnosed with the coronavirus late March before being admitted to hospital last month. He was subsequently treated in intensive care and then released from hospital to recover fully from home.
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Speaking from her home via video call, she answered: “Appallingly, of course, appallingly. It’s a disgrace, it’s a scandal. It’s a public scandal. I had difficulty not wanting Boris Johnson to die. I wanted him to die.”
She then clarified: “Then I thought that will reflect badly on me and I don’t want to be the sort of person that wants people to die.”
Hills, Widdicombe and Brooker were then seen looking shocked and before the 78-year-old went on: “So then I wanted him to get better, which he did do, he did get better. But he didn’t get better as a human being. I really would prefer that.
“So we’re in the s**t, basically, here.”