Boris Johnson lost for words in TV interview
BORIS Johnson slammed questions as "trivial" and "hysterical" after a fiery television interview over his personal integrity.
The Mayor of London was labelled "a nasty piece of work" by presenter Eddie Mair during one exchange.
The Tory politician was on the back foot throughout the interview as he was grilled on being sacked from The Times more than two decades ago for making up a quote.
“I mildly sandpapered something someone had said. It is very embarrassing, and I am very sorry about it,” he said.
Mr Mair was standing in for Andrew Marr on his Sunday morning show on the BBC.
He asked BoJo whether he lied to Tory leader Michael Howard about allegations of an extra-marital affair in 2004 - which resulted in his resignation as shadow arts minister.
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