WTF of the Day: The Most Disturbing Scene from TV's 'Black Mirror' Might Have Actually Happened, Enter PigGate
Former Conservative Lord Ashcroft and ex-Sunday Times political editor Isabel Oakeshott wrote a book, Call Me Dave, about British Prime Minister David Cameron and it alleges the leader of England's parliament engaged in some light beast*ality, mirroring a harrowing episode of the dark drama Black Mirror.
As alluded to by The Daily Mail, Cameron might have taken part in some pretty disturbing initiation rituals during his boyhood schooling at Eton.
A distinguished Oxford contemporary claims Cameron once took part in an outrageous initiation ceremony at a Piers Gaveston event, involving a dead pig. His extraordinary suggestion is that the future PM inserted a private part of his anatomy into the animal's mouth.
The source — himself an MP — first made the allegation out of the blue at a business dinner in June 2014. Lowering his voice, he claimed to have seen photographic evidence of this disgusting ritual.
The book's authors claim the source is a standing member of Parliament who grew up with Cameron at the time.
It just so happens that scenario is dreadfully close to the first episode of the British/Netflix show Black Mirror.
In that episode, called "The National Anthem" and written by show creator Charlie Booker, a man kidnaps a Duchess. He uses social media for blackmail, saying he will kill the woman publicly unless the fictional Prime Minister copulates with a pig on video.
It is just as hard to watch as it sounds and apparently semi-close to alleged truth.
All of this has spawn the Twitter hashtag #PigGate, which stood at the top of global trending through the night of Sept. 20 and into the morning of Sept. 21.