Jeremy Corbyn's High-Five Fail Makes For A Cringeworthy Watch

Twitter noticed the incredibly awkward, and incredibly public, gaffe immediately.

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Jeremy Corbyn's High-Five Fail Makes For A Cringeworthy Watch

UK election result 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's awkward high-five had Twitter buzzing (Reuters)


Britain's Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn just helped his party win a surprisingly high number of seats away from the Conservatives in a snap general election that has resulted in a hung parliament. And yet, there's something else that has Twitter buzzing at the moment. 

What was meant to be a celebratory high-five between Mr Corbyn and the UK's Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry quickly turned into a very awkward, and very public, gaffe.

First, the jubilant Mr Corbyn and Ms Thornberry hugged for a photo-op. Then, they excitedly pointed at each other. And then, Mr Corbyn went in for a high-five. That's when this happened: 
 

Both leaders laughed off the awkward moment.

"Worst high 5 of all time...?" asked Dan Hewitt, who posted the clip to Twitter.
    
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