Election 2015

#Milibrand reaction: Twitter ain't sure

Russell Brand (left) interviews Ed Miliband - 28 April 2015 Image copyright Youtube

Russell Brand tweeted his much anticipated (among political journalists, at least) interview with Ed Miliband at precisely 13:42 on Wednesday. Within minutes, his #milibrand hashtag was trending and Twitter was abuzz with reaction. Here's a taste of what people were saying:

Much of the immediate reaction was about how Brand - perhaps unsurprisingly - was dominating the debate:

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Kitchens have proved an uncomfortable topic for Ed Miliband is this election campaign, so the setting was surprising and a little distracting:

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Those that could concentrate on the content found Ed Miliband's accent and choice of words intriguing:

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The celebrity's line of questioning came under fire from several angles, particularly after he labelled Barack Obama a failure:

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And the overall verdict? As divided as Twitter always is:

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And like every much-anticipated event, several people were left underwhelmed:

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Anyway, back to work everyone.

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