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    23 Of The Internet's Best Reactions To Gladys Berejiklian's Resignation

    "Whatever you think of Gladys, I shudder to think who may replace her."

    Gladys Berejiklian has today announced her "difficult decision" to resign as premier of New South Wales.

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    The announcement comes off the back of an ongoing investigation from the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), which will determine whether Berejiklian was "in a position of conflict between her public duties and her private interest as a person who was in a personal relationship with the then NSW member of parliament, Daryl Maguire."

    Speaking to the press on Friday afternoon, Berejiklian announced she was resigning from her position, but would not step down until a new premier was elected: "Standing aside is not an option for me as the premier of New South Wales," she said. "My resignation will take effect as soon as the Liberal party can elect a new parliamentary leader in order to allow the new leader and government, a fresh start."

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    "I love my job and I love serving the community, but I have been given no option...I do not want to be a distraction from what should be the focus of the state government during this pandemic, which is the wellbeing of our citizens. It always has been and always will be."

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    Now, whether or not you agreed with Berejiklian's policies or decision-making over the course of her term, there's no denying she served up some unforgettable moments — and spawned more than a few memes.

    1.

    gladys realising she can’t apply to get the $750 covid payments bc they’re stopping soon

    Twitter: @milf_lover_0182

    2.

    wow, can't believe Gladys's final presser as premier was just this

    Twitter: @Evan_M_G

    3.

    gladys moving to south west sydney after her house gets taken from her

    Twitter: @milf_lover_0182

    4.

    gladys when she’s applying for centrelink payments now that she’s unemployed

    Twitter: @milf_lover_0182

    5.

    Sky News reports that Gladys Berejiklian has become a victim of Cancel Culture

    Twitter: @ChaserInterns

    6.

    Gladys has resigned, apparently it was Dan Andrews fault

    Twitter: @lhourigan5

    7.

    Whatever you think of Gladys, I shudder to think who may replace her.

    Twitter: @JaneCaro

    8.

    Gladys being one of the world’s more effective leaders in a globally historic pandemic, only to brought down by a skeet shooting range in Wagga Wagga is absolutely the banter outcome.

    Twitter: @THE_REAL_BIGJEZ

    9.

    Credlin rips off Gladys’ mask to reveal it was Dan Andrews all along https://t.co/BBoHnSMFpB

    Twitter: @chaser

    10.

    Is there a more Australian named scandal than 'Gladys and Daryl'?

    Twitter: @lucethoughts

    11.

    Live scenes from Channel 7 following Gladys through NSW… #nswpol

    Twitter: @DJBeforeCovid

    12.

    Pleasingly, this has been a Gold Standard resignation from Gladys Berejiklian.

    Twitter: @HaydenJOConnor

    13.

    Twitter: @garflyf

    14.

    Gladys Berejiklian presser to be held at Gold Standard Landscaping Supplies.

    Twitter: @PRGuy17

    15.

    Told my mum Berejiklian might resign, and she said she never forgave her for using discounts to encourage the uptake of Opal cards and then removing the discounts

    Twitter: @naamanzhou

    16.

    Twitter: @alexbrucesmith

    17.

    Gladys Berejiklian is continuing to uphold the long standing New South Wales tradition of premiers never serving a full parliamentary term and honestly, I respect that.

    Twitter: @lavosaurus

    18.

    employers seeing gladys’ resume on indeed now that she’s unemployed

    Twitter: @milf_lover_0182

    19.

    scomo doing a presser while we're all waiting for gladys

    Twitter: @TheElginMarbles

    20.

    Well this is the first picnic I’ve had to force to watch an ABC News livestream

    Twitter: @hannahd15

    21.

    oh no nine's live stream of gladys' car foiled by trees

    Twitter: @jxeeno

    22.

    Throwing your career away for Daryl Maguire is exactly the kind of third-rate mess we've come to expect from this wacky little island.

    Twitter: @BenjaminMillar

    23. And finally:

    We’ll always have the Gladys fan art page on IG

    Twitter: @rabbitandcoffee