Hats off to Robert Popper, the man behind the Tangerinegate prank. This blog was the first to report the story of Gordon Brown hurling fruit into a lamination machine. But I’m delighted to say that Jim spotted it was a dubious yarn after hearing it on LBC.
We are nevertheless pleased to have brought it to public attention, not least because of the hilarious Hong Kong tangerine animation that followed. We’re also relieved that no tangerines were hurt in the making of this spoof.
Here’s Popper’s own take on the call: