Quotes about Boris Johnson

His attitude to women — endless affairs leaving a string of women and at least one pregnancy termination behind him — has long been one of entitlement and lack of respect

His attitude to women — endless affairs leaving a string of women and at least one pregnancy termination behind him — has long been one of entitlement and lack of respect. He has boasted to other men that he needs plenty of women on the go as he is, as he says crudely, “bursting with spunk”. Over many years — going back to his youth where he expected girlfriends to pay for him and do his washing and cleaning while enduring his infidelity — the signs have been there. There was a reported affair with the journalist Anna Fazackerley and the mother of one mistress, Petronella Wyatt (then a writer at The Spectator), picked up the bill for an abortion. Macintyre’s boyfriend paid the private hospital expenses for the birth of his baby.

23 June 2019 – Sonia Purnell, Johnson’s biographer and his former deputy in the Daily Telegraph’s Brussels bureau