Arcuri says she had ‘very particular relationship’ with UK’s Johnson


FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the College of Bolton after a big hearth broke out at a scholar lodging on Friday evening, in Bolton, Britain, November 16, 2019. Christopher Furlong/Pool by way of Information/File Photograph

LONDON (Information) – U.S. businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri mentioned on Monday that she had “a really particular relationship” with Prime Minister Boris Johnson whereas he was mayor of London however declined to say if it amounted to an affair.

When requested by ITV if she had an affair with Johnson, Arcuri mentioned: “I’m not going to reply that query however as you possibly can inform there was a really particular relationship there.”

She mentioned she had known as PM Johnson per week in the past on his cell phone and that he answered however then the cellphone was taken by a person who spoke with a Chinese language accent.

The Sunday Occasions reported in September that when Johnson was mayor he did not declare shut private hyperlinks to Arcuri, who obtained hundreds of kilos in public enterprise funding and locations on official commerce journeys.

Johnson has mentioned all the pieces was achieved with full propriety and that there was no curiosity to declare, and a authorities audit report final month dominated a call to award a 100,000 pound ($127,960) grant to an organization run by Arcuri was applicable.

Reporting by Man Faulconbridge; enhancing by Michael Holden