'So disappointed': John Cleese to quit UK for Caribbean | Culture …

Monty Python comic John Cleese says he is relocating to a Caribbean in Nov since he is so unhappy with Britain.

The 78-year-old told BBC Two’s Newsnight his “particular beef” was with a “lying and triviality” of British newspapers.

Cleese also pronounced a customary of discuss around Brexit had been awful.

He skeleton to immigrate to a “gorgeous” island of Nevis – that has a race of only 11,000 – in a autumn.

The long-time Liberal Democrat supporter, who incited down a life nobility in 1999, has been a outspoken believer of electoral and press reform.



View of a Caribbean island of Nevis from Saint Kitts. Photograph: Wirepec/Getty Images/iStockphoto

He voiced his beating that both proportional illustration and a second proviso of a Leveson inquiry into press standards had been “kicked out by rightwing governments”, adding: “I only suspicion to myself: ‘Right I’ll only give adult and try somewhere else.’”

Saying his “particular beef” was with newspapers, Cleese showed Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis total from an EU news that claimed a UK had a lowest turn of trust in a printed media.

He laughed when she suggested a statistics showed a UK press was robust.

“Least devoted does not indispensably meant not true,” Maitlis added.

Cleese, who corroborated leave in a 2016 EU referendum, went on to code a customary of discuss around Brexit “one of a many joyless things about this country”.

“There were awful lies on a right about all a income that would come into a National Health Service,” he said. On a other hand, remainers such as David Cameron and George Osborne used shock tactics, Cleese claimed.

“Very few people have any thought of what’s indeed going to happen. Why’s everybody so ardent when they can’t presumably know what a outcome is?” he asked.

Cleese pronounced of Nevis: “It’s one of a nicest islands I’ve ever been on. The attribute between a races is positively superb. The people there are unequivocally kind.”

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