Lord Sewel Scandal Sparks Reaction From Across The Globe

The scandal involving Lord Sewel, who stood down from the House of Lords on Tuesday after allegedly ‘snorting cocaine off a prostitute’s breast’, has prompted lots of reaction outside of the UK.

Sewel’s Very British Scandal, which deepened with further allegations of an affair with a BBC presenter, sparked conversation about the UK’s historic parliamentary system and our politicians' penchant for salacious activities.

Here’s some of the best social media reaction to the Sewel scandal from across the world …

America was jealous

In the Republic of Ireland: sex and drugs > corruption

But the use of a fiver had Australians disappointed

And they weren’t exactly surprised…

‘The real shocker’

Canada was amused

For France, the whole thing was ‘normal’

But least we're winning at something