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Julian Assange To Leave Ecuadorian Embassy: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

18/08/2014 13:14 BST | Updated 18/08/2014 15:59 BST
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He's out! Almost!

Yes, Julian Assange announced at a press conference today that he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy in London "soon".

Well, we say Julian Assange announced it...

Yes, in case you hadn't spotted it:

Unfortunately, the press conference wasn't quite as exciting as some had hoped:

In fact, it was disappointingly dull:

There were several theories as to why Assange was leaving...

...and theories as to where he'll go next:

But had he really been 'detained' all this time? Twitter thought not:

And of course, not everyone was happy about the news:

Although there were lessons to be learned:

But back to that exit from the embassy - how exactly is it going to happen?

Of course, when he actually leaves, this could happen:

Still, as long as he's careful on the way out:

And remember: there's always someone else who could do with holing himself up for a while...

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