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Margaret Thatcher takes on ‘WAP’ in incredible viral video and it needs to be played on loop at the Louvre till the end of time

Reiss Smith November 26, 2020
Lisa Beasley dressed as Margaret Thatcher in a bouffant wig and pink jacket

Lisa Beasley unleashed her Margaret Thatcher impression on the world. (Twitter)

The odyssey that is 2020 has finally reached its peak with Margaret Thatcher performing “WAP”.

When historians look back on the year 2020, it’s fairly certain they’ll focus on two main events: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s ode to natural lubrication, and the entire world temporarily turning horny for Margaret Thatcher thanks to Gillian Anderson and The Crown.

It was inevitable, therefore, that the two would end up colliding. But that doesn’t mean we were in any way prepared for Thatcher’s “WAP”.

Comedian Lisa Beasley gagged the entire internet by reading out the song’s explicit lyrics in Thatcher’s measured, treacly drawl.

“I say certified freak / Seven days a week / Wet a*s p***y make that pull out game weak,” Thatcher begins, before adding her own verse.

“Pulling out is a sign of weakness. One must not run away from the responsibility of family.

“Being wet is a sign of weakness. Being of a dry measure is a sign of strength and fortitude.”

Immediately, the people demanded awards.

Fortunately for us all, the Thatcher “WAP” video wasn’t a one-off.

Beasley shared a few other clips, including one of the prime minister enjoying a private audience with the Queen. Queen B, that is.

The impression was so good that the people’s prime minister, Gillian Anderson, shared her approval.

Anderson’s own portrayal of Thatcher in Netflix’s The Crown has inspired endless debate in recent weeks.

Viewers were torn over many things: her accent, the show skimming over the more contentious parts of Thatcher’s legacy, and whether it was appropriate to thirst over their favourite queer icon in a decidedly not queer role.

Anderson herself admitted that she had to put Thatcher’s politics to one side, telling Harper’s Bazaar she “had to get to a point where it’s nothing to do with my opinions of her policies, of her actions”.

“It is only about her as a human being and her motivation as a politician and as a mother,” she added.

LGBT+ viewers who grew up during Thatcher’s reign were reminded of the prime ministers homophobic views, and her introduction of Section 28, the law that banned the “promotion” of homosexuality in schools and by local authorities, condemning a generation to an adolescence marred by bullying and violence.

More: gillian anderson, Margaret Thatcher, the crown

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