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8 March 2019updated 26 Jul 2021 4:35am

Guy Verhofstadt wins the Man Prize for worst International Women’s Day tweet

Quoting a creepy sex joke and calling women “girls”.

By Moley Tant

The European Parliament’s Brexit negotiator and former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt wins the Tin Ear Trophy for the worst International Women’s Day-themed tweet by a man in 2019 (which is a pretty tough contest).

In a devastating act of empowerment, Verhofstadt quoted a creepy sex joke and called women “girls”:

You go, Guy!

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