Wearing a sweater (a jumper? ) over a button-down, Grant knocked on doors in North London on Sunday evening with Luciana Berger, a former Labour member of Parliament who quit the party after saying she experienced anti-Jewish hate speech and is now running as a Liberal Democrat. “She’s a great candidate,” Grant tells a surprised North Londoner, of Berger, in a video. “An M. P. with real principles.
On Monday, Grant joined another Liberal Democrat candidate, Chuka Umunna, and once again took to the streets to campaign. “I don’t want to sound dramatic—even though you could argue that is my job—but I really think we are facing a national emergency,” he told a crowd of supporters.
Asked by reporters about his habit of knocking on random doors, Grant referenced a gig from long before his Love Actually days. “I did use to sell fire extinguishers door-to-door,” he said. “I was very good. Ah, Hugh!
It’s just like he says—“If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that love actually is all around. ” And if you open your door in London this week, Hugh Grant might actually be all around. © 2019 Condé Nast. All rights reserved.
Even Gen-Z voters were impressed. “I don’t really know Hugh Grant, but I’m obviously a big Lib Dem supporter so I think it was cool chatting to Luciana Berger,” 19-year-old Sam L’huillier told MSN.
Grant told community members he doesn’t support a specific party, but he’s throwing his weight behind the liberal parties in the hopes that they’ll stop Brexit.
Hugh Grant actually IS all around. https://t.co/B6WdyYqLMn— Glamour (@glamourmag) December 3, 2019