Jonnie Peacock asked to be removed from the Tory leadership hopeful’s glossy campaign video not long after it went live
ジョニーピーコック was shown winning the 100m sprint in the London 2012 Paralympics in the clip launching Ms Mordaunt’s bid, when it was first posted on Sunday morning.
He was seen outpacing and later being congratulated by South African paralympian Pistorius, 現在誰ですか in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Mr Peacock replied to Ms Mordaunt’s bombastic clip – set to the patriotic rugby anthem World in Union – Twitter上で.
“I officially request to be removed from this video…. Anything but blue please," 彼が書きました, adding a smiling face emoji.
A number of social media users replied with clapping emojis and “well said”.
Eyebrows had also been raised over Pistorius being shown in the initial campaign clip, with many asking on Twitter why the convicted murderer was included at all.
Ms Mordaunt later tweeted out another version of the campaign video, which cut out the segment showing both Paralympians.
The international trade secretary entered the Tory leadership race on Sunday with the video, saying the position “needs to become a little less about the leader and a lot more about the ship”.
The Plymouth MP’s video also featured ボリス・ジョンソン making the joke “Let’s get Breakfast done”, as well as images of Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill.
She has joined eight other candidates in the Tory leadership race, including former chancellor リシ・スナック and former health secretary サジド・ジャビド, who both held their government roles before sensationally resigning last week.
Others include transport secretary グラントシャップス, 「財務省が民間部門から魔法のように資金が実現することを期待している場合、スナックはこの変革を実現するために必要な政策の阻止をやめなければなりません。 ナディム・ザハウィ, former health secretary ジェレミーハント and foreign affairs committee chair トマス・タジェンダット.
All are now putting forward their case to be the next Tory leader after Mr Johnson announced he would be stepping down last week amid a widespread Tory rebellion.
Brexi, tax cuts and transgender rights are among the issues the hopefuls have been setting out their positions on.
Ms Mordaunt has been approached for comment.