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As the UK wakes up to the news of a hung parliament, odds on Boris Johnson becoming the next Prime Minister are dropping.
Theresa May’s humiliating failure to secure a majority has put the future of her leadership in jeopardy, possibly opening the door to Number 10 and allowing Mr Johnson to sneak in.
Bookmakers Paddy Power are currently offering odds of 5/1 on the Foreign Secretary becoming the next Prime Minister – making his odds shorter than Jeremy Corbyn’s.
Could Boris "The Jedi" Johnson be waiting in the wings as the next Tory Leader? pic.twitter.com/a9kOu7FsRV
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) June 8, 2017
And the possibility of the bumbling politician has got Twitter very worried, with a number of people voicing their concerns about the possibility of his leadership.
Just think.. Boris Johnson could be Prime Minister by as early as next week.. pic.twitter.com/FgbXyJfJfy
— Kanga (@K_Messias_) June 9, 2017
If I wake up tomorrow and Boris Johnson is UK Prime Minister I am going to burn down the nearest stack of Harry Potter books
— Salacious Materiel (@ZeddRebel) June 9, 2017
Boris Johnson as Prime minister ?????????
— Mary Griffin (@MaryG29316129) June 9, 2017
It's unlikely the the Prime Minister can remain but please for the good of the country don't bring in Boris Johnson #hungparliament
— Colin (@droftes) June 9, 2017
I'm evacuating the earth if Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister #GE2017
— Zoe (@zoelizziebeth) June 9, 2017