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A Teen Just Dropped His Trousers In Front Of Nick Clegg After Asking For A Selfie

The incident happened while the Liberal Democrat leader was campaigning in Solihull.

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The man on the left is seriously unimpressed.


Clegg was campaigning in the ultra-marginal seat of Solihull in the West Midlands. This Sky News reporter was quick to tweet about the bizarre incident.

Solihull: young man asks for selfie with @nick_clegg & drops his trousers.Has boxers underneath. Clegg cool as cucumber-pats him & walks on

But she had to clarify where exactly Clegg had patted him.

To be clear: @ nick_clegg pats young guy ON SHOULDER after he asks for selfie and then drops his trousers #GE2015

Later, footage from the scene revealed that it was indeed an accident. Maybe tighten your belt next time.

Emily Ashton is a senior political correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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