UK's Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Offered DJ Gig at Replacement's Bar

Nick Clegg photographed at the Cambridge Union on April 27, 2016 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
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Nick Clegg photographed at the Cambridge Union on April 27, 2016 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Move over, troll wannabes. Sheffield, England, bar West Street Live just won the Internet for the week.

The United Kingdom held its general election early this year as a means to gauge support for Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans, and the results did not bode well for her supporters. Neither did it bode well for then-Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, 50, who lost his job to the Labour Party's 35-year-old Jared O'Mara. He could have a new gig, however, should he accept West Street Live's offer to start DJing his own student night.

"We want him to put on a student night," West Street Live owner Tam Ali has told BBC's Newsbeat. "I heard he's popular with them so I think it would make a great job for him to come into.

Turns out O'Mara is co-founder of the local bar and DJed his own nights two or three nights a week. O'Mara has an “encyclopedic” knowledge of pop music, and the bar hopes Clegg would elect to play pop as well. It's all very tongue-in-cheek and hilarious. Read the full story via the BBC.


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