Former UKIP leader’s ‘Up the Ra’ for money causes hilarity
Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has become the talk of Ireland after being tricked into saying ‘Up the Ra’ to camera – a well-known Irish Republican slogan – for money.
Aidan Hart paid Farage for a ‘cameo’ birthday greeting to his friend Brian – and the right-winger’s lack of due diligence had him falling for it hook, line and sinker:
Farage has claimed that he was ‘hoaxed’ and that he normally vets greetings before recording them.
The video went viral in Ireland and has already spawned at least one riff off the original subject, editing the video to show Farage together with Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams:
An Irish Skwawkbox reader said:
We can’t get enough of making a dick out of Farage. The Irish won’t let this drop, we love it!
Mr Farage was apparently paid $100 for his now-viral party piece.
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