The ‘haunting’ image of Theresa May crying during resignation speech becomes a meme

Theresa May broke down in tears as she concluded her resignation speech in front of 10 Downing Street – and it’s been given the meme treatment.

The prime minister said she will step down from the role on 7 June after three embattled years and failing to reach a consensus on a Brexit deal three times.

Her crying face was splashed across the front pages of newspapers as she tearfully told the British public that she bears “no ill-will” at vacating her position, and, as she broke down in tears, said she has “enormous and enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country I love”.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.