When David Attenborough Suggests Violence, You Know The End Is Nigh

The famous nonagenarian has suggested the solution to *gulp* President Donald Trump is with a gun and it's a sign all hope is lost

MOST POPULAR
David Attenborough with a rhino | ELLE UK
GIF

David Attenborough, the world's most lovable nonagenarian. National treasure to Brits and the world over, has said something startlingly out of character.

Which probably means that we have actually finally lost the plot.

via GIPHY

In an interview with the Radio Times last week, Newsnight's Emily Maitlis quizzed the 90-year-old Plant Earth II presenter on how he would feel about the US election if a President who believe climate change to be a 'Chinese Hoax' actually won.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

'Well, we lived through that with earlier presidents – they've been equally guilty… But what alternative do we have? Do we have any control or influence over the American elections? Of course we don't,' he said, with his head in his hands.

However, it a shocking turn of events, the wildlife icon chuckled and then suggested:

'We could shoot him, it's not a bad idea.'

MOST POPULAR

Woah, Dave. Woah.

via GIPHY

Now, of course Sir Dave was only joking - inciting violence is not in his nature - but let's not forget that this is coming from a man who has cuddled a rare Rwandan mountain gorilla, holds 31 honorary degrees from British universities and has broken he record for the deepest ever dive in the Great Barrier Reef the reef.

Attenborough is one of Britain's greatest living legends and even he is terrified by the future world vision that Trump poses.

When Attenborough is scared of a president, what hope is there for the rest of us?

via GIPHY

Read Next: