Thursday, 30 September 2021

[Famous people] being hit by [stuff]

A double-whammy today!

From the BBC:

Pop superstar Shakira says she was the victim of a random attack by a pair of wild boars while walking in a park in Barcelona with her eight-year-old son. The Colombian singer said the animals attacked her, before seizing her bag and retreating with it into the woods...

And from The Express:

Former Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has said he was hit by a van during a desperate search for petrol on Thursday. The Brexit campaigner slated the Government's handling of the UK's ongoing petrol crisis in a furious tweet. Mr Farage raged:

"The Government tell us that the fuel crisis is easing. I went to 7 petrol stations this morning and there was no fuel at any of them. Was then hit by a van whilst stationary at a roundabout. Great start to the day!"

The long-suffering Nigel also survived a botched plane landing a while back, I'm guessing that was far worse, although it's still pretty upsetting when a twat drives into you.

And I don't know why he had to go to seven petrol stations. I picked up the MR2 from its MOT today and got petrol at my nearest petrol station, queue was 45 minutes, but all very-well mannered and I wasn't in a hurry.


Bayard said...

In Majorca, the wild goats have become quite fearless, realising that the tourists on the beach can do them no harm, they quite calmly will steal food unless physically prevented. I expect these wild boars had come to the same conclusion.

Mark Wadsworth said...

B, seagulls, pigeons, polar bears and foxes sussed this out long ago. It is surprising that other species haven't, although boars and goats appear to be getting in on the action.

Bayard said...

You can add wild geese to your list. I had to physically prevent a goose from trying to eat my picnic in Hampton Court Park.