Danny Dyer has once again become an unlikely political commentator two years after joining the Brexit streak.
Best known for his role in Eastenders, the actor became political again after beating Boris Johnson during a passionate gossip about the Covid-affected state of Great Britain.
The 43-year-old said politicians who went to Eton were unable to rule the country and Instead, they urged workers to get involved in politics and use their "real world experience" to rule the country.
His comments sparked criticism from people on social media who accused the actor of “inciting class hatred” – even though he had sent his own daughter to private school.
He said, "We have to learn now that the people who went to Eton cannot rule this country.
Danny Dyer has become an unlikely political commentator two years after entering the Brexit franchise after saying politicians who went to Eton were unable to rule the country while talking about BBC Breakfast
The EastEnders actor was passionate about the Covid-affected state of Great Britain
According to the Sutton Trust, two-thirds of Boris Johnson's cabinet were privately trained
It is not uncommon for the upper echelons of the UK political landscape to be filled with privately trained individuals.
Research by the Sutton Trust found that nearly two-thirds of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet received private training over the past year.
Of the 25 ministers now in the Cabinet, 18 received private training.
This includes Health Secretary Matt Hancock, who attended King & # 39; s School in Chester.
Half of David Cameron's 2015 cabinet also attended paid school.
While Theresa May, prime minister from 2016 to 2019, had 64% of privately educated people in her cabinet, according to the social mobility charity.
These include former labor and pension secretary Amber Rudd and current foreign minister Dominic Raab, who was Brexit secretary under Ms. May's tenure.
The figures are not representative of the general population, of which only 7% attended private schools.
"They did it, they tried, and this little group that went to the same school in the same class – it doesn't work."
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was privately educated at Eton, as was his predecessor David Cameron.
A majority of UK Cabinet members who have served under current and former Prime Ministers over the past 10 years have also attended paid schools.
Speaking at the BBC breakfast this morning, Dyer called for diversity in politics and encouraged workers to come to the fore.
He said, "I think we need some working class people, people who have lived real lives and people who are in touch with reality, to maybe come to the front now and get involved with the leadership of this country. "
It's not the first time the actor has spoken about the state of British politics.
He had previously called David Cameron "t ***" during a discussion on Brexit and urged Dyer to join the political ring himself.
When asked on Wednesday if he would ever consider going into politics full-time, Danny replied that he was "too busy" following his list of commitments, including a game show and hosting a podcast with his daughter Danni, cancel.
He also referred to his role as Mick Carter on EastEnders, which he called "the greatest soap ever".
Dyer added, "Let's watch the government unravel, I think."
In another nod to the Covid-affected nation, he said, "Let's just try to stay safe and not catch this thing, and I'm sure we'll all be stronger and more considerate on the other side."
The comments come after the actor admitted he paid free tuition for his daughter Dani at a prestigious boarding school.
Others criticized Dyer's comments, suggesting that he was fueling "class hatred".
Prime Minister Boris Johnson (left) was privately educated in Eton, as was his predecessor David Cameron (right).
Research by the Sutton Trust found that nearly two-thirds of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet received private training over the past year. This year, 18 of the 25 ministers now in the Cabinet received private training
Prime Ministers Going to Eton: The list of leaders of the same Berkshire school dates back to 1721
Former Prime Minister Harold Macmillan was educated at Eton
Current Prime Minister Boris Johnson was educated at Eton College and joins a long line of Prime Ministers who attended the paid school.
His predecessor David Cameron also went to Eton, which currently costs around £ 42,000 a year.
Former Prime Ministers Harold Macmillan and Robert Anthony Eden attended the school in Berkshire, as did William Ewart Gladstone.
The list of prime ministers attending the prestigious school goes back to Robert Walpole, who served as prime minister from 1721 to 1742.
And Boris Johnson, like every prime minister who had attended university since 1937, with the exception of Gordon Brown, also studied at Oxford.
Robert Anthony Eden also attended Berkshire School
In a 2014 interview with BBC Radio 1, the actor said he used his celebrity status to secure a free tenure at a private school for Dani, then 17.
He said he didn't use his celebrity status often to bag giveaways, but added, "I don't, I don't have to. They stamp me right away. When I get into the areas, when I have to say who I am, I don't bother.
"I think I got a first semester in private school for my child for free."
Admitting he would turn on the charm to secure the deal, he added, "I just had to show my face, go." Look, I have private schools asking me to come to their school but i like the look of you.
“This school has a nice old feeling, I like the uniform. They say, "You can safely have a lawsuit with us, Mr. Dyer."
Dyer's comments this morning sparked a plethora of comments on Twitter, with social media users spread across the EastEnders star's comments.
Many disagreed with Dyer, some suggested that he was stirring up "class hatred".
One wrote: "Class hatred is pretty widespread these days."
Others weren't so enthusiastic about Dyer's stance toward workers who run the country, saying that the job should go to the best candidates.
Ian James Seale wrote on Twitter: & # 39; We need the & # 39; smart children & # 39; who are in charge of the land. Education, testing, experience, and competence should normally go with a "smart child".
Street smarts have their value and place, but not necessarily within national government and international diplomacy. "
Graham Morby also said, “While I agree, I also disagree, we need something different, we need people who first understand our political system, understand how it works, and vote based on the party, not the person !
"Ask many how our system works and they will not know, but they will understand the US system."
However, some supported a user who said, “A man with a good heart and a clear political perspective. Good for you, Danny. & # 39;
Another wrote, "Eton boys get kicked by Danny Dyer."
A Twitter user praised him as "astute".
Peter Woodward wrote: “The problem with this" Eton "brigade in government is their priority of looking after their friends and having bank balances with public funds.
& # 39; Britain is more in debt than ever, it is richer than ever, the poor are poorer than ever.
"Nobody else has seen any benefit in government in the past 10 years."
Dave Jameson also wrote on Twitter: “Finally someone is making sense on television.
& # 39; This government is (sic) full of professional politicians.
"It takes people who have lived in the real world, not in their ivory towers and in the spoiled world."
Peter Woodward supported Dyer's critics of the "Eton Brigade" in government
This social media user wasn't a fan of the idea that Dyer should get into politics
Eton School near Windsor in Berkshire costs up to £ 42,000 a year
Where have the current UK Cabinet Ministers been trained?
Rishi Sunak, Chancellor – Winchester College, independent boarding school
Priti Patel, Home Secretary – Watford High School for Girls State School
Dominic Raab, Foreign Minister – Dr. Challoners High School in Amersham, independent high school
Michael Gove, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster – Robert Gordons College in Aberdeen, independent school
Ben Wallace, Secretary of Defense – Millfield School in Somerset, independent boarding school
Liz Truss, Minister of International Trade – Roundhay School in Leeds, state comprehensive school
Matt Hancock, Secretary of Health and Social Welfare – King & # 39; s School in Chester, independent school
Gavin Williamson, Secretary of Education – Raincliffe School in North Yorkshire, comprehensive public school
Oliver Dowden, Secretary of Culture – Parmiter & # 39; s School in Watofrd, a state comprehensive school
Alok Sharma, business secretary – Reading the Blue Coat School in Sonning, independent school
Robert Jenrick, Housing Secretary – Wolverhampton Grammar School, independent school
Therese Coffey, Labor and Pension Secretary – St. Mary & # 39; s College, Crosby, independent school
Robert Buckland, Attorney General – St. Michaels School in Wales, independent school
Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Minister for International Development – St. Paul & # 39; s Girls & # 39; School, Hammersmith, independent school
Grant Shapps, Secretary of Transportation – Watford High School for Boys, State School
George Eustice, Minister of the Environment – Truro Cathedral School, Cornwall, independent school
Brandon Lewis, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland – Forest School in Walthamstow, independent school
Alister Jack, Scottish secretary – Crawfordton House, Scotland, independent school
Simon Hart, Secretary of State for Wales – Radley College, independent school
Baroness Evans, leader of the Lords – The Henrietta Barnett School, state school
Amanda Milling, party leader and minister without portfolio – Moreton Hall School in North Shropshire, independent school
Jacob Rees-Mogg, Leader of the Commons – Eton College, independent school
Mark Spencer, Chief Whip – Colonel Frank Seely School in Nottinghamshire, Suella Braverman State School, Attorney General – Heathfield School, London, Independent School (attended on partial scholarship)
Stephen Barclay, Secretary General of the Treasury – King Edward VII School, Lytham St Annes, independent school
Dyer has also been inundated with support on social media following his comments on morning TV
This social media user praised Dyer's "clear political perspective" on Twitter
The EastEnders star gave the politicians who went to Eton a kick, according to this user
The support was similar to the praise he received in 2018 after subjugating David Cameron for his handling of Brexit
David Jameson said Dyer "made sense" of his comments on television
Derek on Twitter accused the political system of being "skewed" in order to favor the "elite".
Serena also said, “It actually makes a lot of sense.
"We need a more representative parliament and the people who are most affected by certain issues to be involved in the development of public order."
Dyer's comments on Brexit met with a similar response in 2018 when he labeled Cameron a "t ***" for calling the Brexit referendum and then stepping down when he lost.
Dyer went viral after attacking Mr. Cameron live on Good Evening Britain over Brexit.
He hit the ex-prime minister for setting up the split referendum before "running away" to "set up his trotters".
Dyer then blasted the entire Brexit process as a "crazy puzzle" – despite the vote.
Joe Brock wrote on Twitter: "The Brexit negotiations would definitely accelerate if we sent Danny Dyer to Brussels."
Alex Lowe said on Twitter, "Danny Dyer speaks what a nation feels."
The famous Eton College alumni
Simon Henderson has been the headmaster of the independent boarding school since 2015
Eton College is a prestigious independent boarding school located near Windsor, Berkshire.
The 580 year old school is considered the ultimate privilege and exclusivity and has taught princes, prime ministers and other notable alumni including Prince William, Prince Harry and Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
The £ 42,000 a year school was founded in 1441 and has been the alma mater of a total of 20 Prime Ministers, from William Ewart Gladstone to Harold Macmillan and David Cameron.
Other notable alumni include Bear Grylls and actors Tom Hiddleston, Damian Lewis and Hugh Laurie.
Current Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, attended the school, as did MP Hugo Swire, whose wife Sahsa has just published a comprehensive book on the government.
Parish leader Jacob Rees-Mogg was also educated in Eton and sent his sons to school.
On over 400 hectares, the school has more than 1,000 employees, 155 of whom are full-time teachers.
Simon Henderson has been the headmaster since 2015.
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