Woman breaks silence after being charged with assault for throwing milkshake at Nigel Farage

A woman who threw a milkshake at Nigel Farage has been charged with assault by beating and criminal damage.

The incident made headlines on Tuesday when Victoria Thomas Bowen threw the drink at Marine Parade East, Clacton while the Reform leader was on the election campaign trail.

The 25-year-old will appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, July 2, reports the Mirror.

Essex Police also confirmed that a 44-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker has been released and will face no further action.

Victoria has now posted a jibe at the Reform UK party leader and shared a full-length photo of herself flashing her bottom in scanty underwear with a plug to her racy Onlyfans channel on Instagram.

Along with the photo she self-referenced a line from Kelis' 2003 hit Milkshake, "My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard/And they're like, it's better than yours/Damn right it's better than yours/I can teach you but I'd have to charge."

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The mum of one also reshared a picture of herself sidestepping Mr Farage's security team and hurling the sticky contents of her McDonald's cup into the Clacton candidate's face.

"Could not be more proud of you," a friend had written over the photo, adding the clown and milkshake emojis. Victoria has found herself at the centre of consternation after photos of her milkshake arcing through the air towards Mr Farage went viral. "He doesn't stand for me, he doesn't represent anything I believe in, or any of the people around here," she was heard telling media.

The act prompted quite a reaction from Tristan Tate, brother of the controversial men's rights activist Andrew Tate, who called for the OnlyFans model to be imprisoned and for the subscriber-only platform to ban her. "I think her and I follow one another," he tweeted. "However these actions merit jail. If genders were reversed? It would be jail. This could have very easily been a blinding agent."

Victoria replied on X with two crying-laughing emojis, telling him: "I would never follow you, don’t flatter yourself."

Mr Farage himself made light of his drenching, sharing a short clip of himself - in a fresh suit and tie - raising a McDonald's cup to the camera. "My milkshake brings all the people to the rally," he cried.

It's not the first milkshake to be thrown at Farage. In May 2019 he was targeted by a Remain voter who threw a banana and caramel flavoured treat at him.

Meanwhile, the first Survation poll forecasts Reform UK to win three seats in July 4's general election - with Labour on track for a record-breaking 487 seats. The Conservatives are predicted to slump to just 71 MPs, while the Liberal Democrats are up for 43.

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