Philip Green's yacht has been cheekily renamed the 'BHS Destroyer'

Comedian Simon Brodkin is at it again, and this time it's Sir Philip Green who's in the firing line for his pranks.

Brodkin renamed Sir Philip's yacht the "BHS Destroyer", tweeting pictures of himself under his stage name Lee Nelson as he sailed up to the luxury yacht.

BHS's collapse in April has affected 11,000 jobs, 22,000 pensions, sparked a lengthy parliamentary inquiry and left its high-profile former owners potentially facing a criminal investigation.

Sir Philip has been under particular attack for selling the department store to serial bankrupt Dominic Chappell for £1 in 2015. He took more than £400 million in dividends from the chain, leaving it with a £571 million pension deficit. So it's perhaps unsurprising that he has been targeted by Brodkin.

Philip Green's yacht.
(Lee Nelson/PA)

Brodkin is known for his stunts against high-profile people, previously showering former Fifa president Sepp Blatter with fake money at a press conference last year, and storming Kanye West's Glastonbury set wearing a T-shirt saying "Lee-Zus".

Lee Nelson's prank on Sepp Blatter.

He has his own sketch show on BBC Three - and it may surprise you to learn that he is also a qualified doctor.

While it's unlikely that Sir Philip will see the funny side in this prank, people on Twitter certainly did.

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