London is no longer an English city and that’s how it got the Olympics, says John Cleese

FLASHBACK: London is no longer an English city and that’s how it got the Olympics, says John Cleese, by Hugo Gye.

Mass immigration has turned London into a city that is ‘no longer English’, John Cleese claims. The former Monty Python star says he now feels like a foreigner walking through the capital’s streets. California-based Cleese, 71, moved to the U.S. more than two decades ago, having grown up in Somerset. …

The comedian was praised by UKIP leader Nigel Farage for articulating ‘what an increasing number of people in London are thinking’. He added: ‘For him to make these remarks shows a tremendous strength of feeling on this matter. Of course other cultures are welcome, but Mr Cleese is right to point out that it should not be at the expense of the parent culture.’

According to the 2011 census, only 44.9% of the population of greater London is white British, while only 59.8% is white. One consequence may be the election of Sadiq Khan as the new Muslim mayor of London.

hat-tip Stephen Neil