‘Has Albo had a few?’: Anthony Albanese responds to drinking claims
Anthony Albanese has given a speech in parliament, but a few people are accusing the Labor frontbencher of sinking back a few before taking to the mic.
They come and they go but I’m still here… 🤔 pic.twitter.com/OHNcIRtQuv
— Anthony Albanese (@AlboMP) October 18, 2018
Ten Eyewitness News reporter Hugh Riminton has retweeted the tweet asking the question, ‘Has Albo had a few?’.
Has Albo had a few..? https://t.co/cAdTrLPknj
— Hugh Riminton (@hughriminton) October 18, 2018
And others have done the same…
Albo looks like he’s pissed #auspol
— Robin L McGilvery (@McGilverysPtyLt) October 18, 2018
— Tamsyn Blythe (@notimefb) October 19, 2018
Have you had one too many Albo?
— Janine47 (@neeniepoo47) October 19, 2018
Mate, how many schooners did you put away during lunch? Not really a great look considering you are ‘one of the best’.
— Nathan (@Vards01) October 19, 2018
Sounds like he has had a long lunch!
— micklovinu2 (@micklovinu2) October 19, 2018
Abundant witnesses have told me His Alboness was stone cold sober having just come from the Pollies v Media tennis match. And it was 10.30am. No reason to doubt him. Impressive channelling of The Thunderbirds in his arm movements, but…
— Hugh Riminton (@hughriminton) October 19, 2018
Mr Albanese has since contacted Ben Fordham saying he wasn’t drunk, and is in fact is currently doing an alcohol-free month.
He spoke to Ben to respond to the claims.
“It just shows, Hugh Riminton who started this to be frank, sent out a tweet without bothering to check… pretty unprofessional.
“The dangers of social media, people just say whatever they like and people jump on it and it becomes fact.
“And nothing could be further from the truth.”
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