Miriam Margolyes, 78, caused an uproar on social media after passing a harsh comment regarding the PM Boris Johnson’s Health. While talking to ‘The Last Leg’, she said: “I wanted Boris Johnson to die from coronavirus’.
She expressed days after the Prime Minister revealed that how critical his situation became amid fighting with the disease. The doctors would consider him near to death, but he calls himself lucky as he is totally recovered now.
The reporter asked Miriam how she thinks that the government has dealt with the pandemic. She said in a rage, appalling, and she finds it as a disgrace. She first wanted Boris would die but then her heart changed, and she prayed for him.
He is recovered, but he didn’t show up as a better human being, she added. On her Statement, social media burst with outrage and posted different comments mocking the actress.
One said, I thought Miriam Margolyes was dead but it was just her brain. Another angry person said she’s dead to me already. she is not a true British. One wrote: ‘I wish she’s thrown out as OBE by Boris Johnson because she does not deserve such an honor’.
The actress is well-known for her roles in Call the Midwife, The Age of Innocence, and as a professor in the Harry Potter series. She is recognized as a blunt person who raised voice on the issues others don’t dare to.
Despite the anger, she faced by people some supported her statement as well. A person tweeted that she has raised a valid point, just look at the death rate of UK it’s on no. 2 after USA.
One wrote she is a national treasure and an honest person with her logical thinking.