David Cameron’s Pig Joins Twitter After #PigGate

The most British of scandals

We could make a lot of really terrible pig puns here, but we'll just let you use your imagination. (Photo: Twitter)

We could make a lot of really terrible pig puns here, but we’ll just let you use your imagination. (Photo: Twitter)

The British even react to scandals better than the rest of the world.

On Sunday night, the Daily Mail published excerpts from Call Me Dave, a new tell-all about British Prime Minister David Cameron, on its website. The most salacious claim in the book by former Tory treasurer Lord Ashcroft and journalist Isabel Oakshott is that while a student at Oxford University, Mr. Cameron “put a private part of his anatomy in a dead pig’s mouth” during an initiation ceremony for a secret college society.

This allegation of bestiality set tongues wagging the world over—#PigGate has been trending worldwide ever since the story broke, with many commenters noting this scandal’s similarity to an episode of the popular British television series Black Mirror.

One enterprising Brit went a step further, however, creating a Twitter account called Cameron’s Pig, featuring the thoughts of the animal Mr. Cameron allegedly violated:

Looks like it’s not just humans who can benefit from good publicity on social media.

David Cameron’s Pig Joins Twitter After #PigGate