In recent months, Corbyn-mania has appeared to be on the wane. From Charlotte Church to Glenda Jackson, former cheerleaders for the Labour leader have gone cold on the one-time left wing messiah. However, Jeremy Corbyn can take heart that he has now received his first celebrity endorsement of the snap election.
Step forward Ronnie O’Sullivan. Yes, the champion snooker player says he has joined the Labour party in a bid to help Corbyn become prime minister — asking others to do the same:
Let’s hope for Corbyn’s sake that O’Sullivan’s endorsement lends him more luck than it did Ed Miliband back in 2015…