Jeremy Corbyn was caught on camera appearing to accidentally slap Emily Thornberry in the chest as he tried to high five her..
The Labour leader was celebrating in his constituency of Islington North after holding on to his seat for Labour.
But his attempt to applaud the victory with his colleague went awry. After pointing at Ms Thornberry with a wide grin on his face, Corbyn went in for the high five, but ended up missing his target by quite some way.
Thankfully the pair seemed unperturbed, and carried on as if nothing had happened.
The encounter didn’t go unnoticed on Twitter, where users advised the Labour leader to improve his high fiving technique.
— Yanndy (@MemberBerries85) June 9, 2017
When you go for a comedic "too slow" when Jeremy Corbyn is going for a high five, you get an accidental boob slap! pic.twitter.com/UCtq7u29Us
— Sarah O'Connell (@SarahO_Connell) June 9, 2017
Huge night for Jeremy Corbyn. The only way this could go south is if he were to somehow accidentally high-five a boob
— Hippo (@InternetHippo) June 9, 2017