Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News

Remember when Matthew Goodwin tweeted that he'd eat his own book if Jeremy Corbyn polled 38% in the general election?

The academic attracted attention on social media in the run up to the snap election when he made the audacious claim that Labour would be trounced at the polls. It means eat the book, please, Matthew.

Certain the left-wing party faced a walloping, he promised to eat a copy of his own book - Brexit - if Labour received more than 38 per cent support.

The book has 272 pages and we're not sure if he ate everything.

Unfortunately for Mr Goodwin, Labour won 40.3 percent of the vote.

Amid mounting pressure, he tweeted on Saturday: "OK".

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"I'm a man of my word". And that's exactly what happened today on Sky News.

"He then gave a slightly sad thumbs up to the camera". "I am a man of my word, so what I'm gonna do is sit here, and eat my book, while you guys carry on", he said during an appearance on Sky News.

"Consistency strong and stable or a bit wobbly, that paper?" asked the news anchor, joking about Theresa May's infamous "strong and stable" government slogan.

He soon quipped: "It's actually a hardback, there were lots of chemicals", adding "I've got to get through the whole thing", as he shovelled more pages in his mouth.

"I did say I would eat this book".

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