“The people voted and you know it. You have to get on with it. Suddenly it’s like, oh well, we don’t like that vote. What do you mean you don’t like that vote? You had the vote, this is what won, let’s get on with it. I would have voted for Brexit. I would have voted to get out. But don’t tell Bob Geldof. I think it’s a good move. To be in control of your own country is a good move.”

Needless to say, his statement seems to have made him quite the new guy to love among the pro-Brexit crowd. The entire BBC Newsnight interview can be viewed below.