Noel Gallagher on Brexit: “If you don’t like the outcome, go to North Korea”
Noel Gallagher has hit out at the members of the British public who continue to complain about the outcome of the Brexit vote.
Gallagher, who also admitted that he did not vote in the referendum because he couldn’t be bothered to go to the polling station, believed prior to the result that the British public would never vote to leave the European Union.
Confessing that he would have voted to remain, Gallagher has detailed his fury at those who are calling for the second referendum in an attempt to stop the Brexit vote, labelling it as a “nonsensical fucking idea” and “fascism”.
“There’s only one fucking thing worse than a fool who voted for Brexit. That’s the rise of the c**** trying to get the vote overturned,” he said in a new interview with The Manchester Evening News.
“You take part in a democratic fucking process – if you don’t like the outcome, go to North Korea…I sat the day of Brexit and thought: ‘I can’t be arsed going to the polling station, who the fuck would vote to leave Europe? It’s a nonsensical fucking idea’. And you wake up the next day and think: ‘Fucking ing hell, shit.’
“But the thing that is taking place after that is frankly a disgrace. It’s a disgrace when you see people trying to get that vote overturned. Because that’s fascism. Straight up. Pure and simple. Flying in the face of democracy, no matter what, because you don’t like what fucking happened.”
He added: “None of us like it. But there it is, it’s happened. I get really fucking cross at myself for not voting, as I’m sure a lot of people didn’t vote. They didn’t because they were thinking no one’s going to vote to leave, it’s a ridiculous idea. But now, I would defend the rights of people who voted to leave, it has to fucking go through.”
When the conversation turned specifically to a second referendum, Gallagher responded: “What happens then? What happens then if everyone votes to remain? Do we have a best of three? Or what happens if it comes back and it’s a bigger majority to leave, what happens then?
“It’s really sad fucking times. But the thing I think about it is, when we eventually do leave, it’ll be fucked up for a bit, right, then it’ll just get back to normal.”