Jacob Rees-Mogg wins a celebrity backer

Jacob Rees-Mogg wins a celebrity backer
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Although Theresa May looks safe in No 10 for the time being, chatter continues behind closed doors over who her eventual successor could be. While Gavin Williamson and Boris Johnson are both seen to have difficulty hiding their own leadership ambitions, it's Jacob Rees-Mogg who most regularly tops the polls when it comes to Tory members' preference for leader.

Should he decide to take the plunge, he need look no further than jungle queen Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo for his first celebrity endorsement. The Made in Chelsea star – who just won I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! has given an interview to the Sunday Times in which she confesses her love for the Moggster:

'Zac Goldsmith, Jacob Rees-Mogg. I fancy them all. Jacob’s a sex god.'

Toffolo has no time for suggestions Rees-Mogg is 'snobby and archaic':

'Come on! The human mind can be sexy. He’s so clever, I just love him.'

With 1.5m Instagram fans, Toff could prove useful to Rees-Mogg in the years to come...

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