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British music icon Elton John lashed out at the supporters of Brexit, calling them “stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot[s]”, adding that he was “ashamed” of his country.
The musician addressed the audience during a concert in Verona, Italy on Wednesday, to let them know that he felt about the voters and politicians.
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“I am ashamed of my country for what it has done. It’s torn people apart … I am sick to death of politicians, especially British politicians,” he said, according to The Guardian.
“I am sick to death of Brexit. I am a European. I’m not stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot,” he continued.
“I am sick to death of Brexit. I am a European. I’m not stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot.”
— Elton John
His comments came as Britain remains in the deadlock over Brexit, with Prime Minister Theresa May announcing that she will resign on June 7.
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The announcement has a leadership battle in the Conservative y, where the winner will have to steer the country out of the political crisis and deliver the 2016 referendum result.
The musician, who is currently on a world tour, is set to publish his autobiography, and has a biopic currently in the theatres – Rocketman – has long been opposed to Britain leaving the European Union.
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He destroyed the government last year for the way Brexit was treated, and suggested that for the people who voted for leaving the union does not fully understand the risks.