Bizarre moment John Bercow bellows 'order' in Italian

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A bizarre video of John Bercow bellowing "order" in Italian has gone viral after he appeared on a late-night talk show.

Mr Bercow, who stepped down as Speaker of the House of Commons ahead of the election, goes red in the face as he shouts "ordine" at an applauding audience.

During his time as Speaker Mr Bercow gained fame around the world for the way he bellowed the word "order" in the House of Commons.

Then the hosts of Italy's Che Tempo Che Fa invited him to shout the word in their language, the ex-Buckinghamshire MP was happy to oblige.

Screwing up his face and shouting with gusto, Mr Bercow yells the word twice in the clip, which has had over 450,000 views.

Mr Bercow served as Speaker for 10 years, and considered himself a moderniser and supporter of the backbenchers.

He wore a suit rather than more traditional clothing worn by past speakers as an attempt to update the image of the Commons.

But he has also been criticised for how he handled accusations of bullying by members of Parliament, and was himself accused of bullying – though he strongly denied the allegations.

He was also criticised by Leave-backing MPs over his impartiality on Brexit this year, after an argument broke out over Commons votes.

After stepping down, he described Brexit as the "the biggest foreign policy mistake in the post-war period".

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Former British Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, left, applauds Switzerland's Roger Federer as he walks onto the court to playa against Austria's Dominic Thiem in their ATP World Tour Finals doubles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Former British House of Commons speaker, John Bercow, speaks during an interview with Associated Press in London, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. John Bercow says Brexit is a historic mistake and the country should not be bound by the close 2016 vote to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow arrives at Parliament from a session in the gym in London Thursday Oct. 31, 2019. The speaker of Britain’s House of Commons has become a global celebrity for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain’s Brexit drama. On Thursday Oct. 31, 2019, he is stepping down after 10 years in the job. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
A woman takes a selfie with Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, on Westminster Bridge in London Thursday Oct. 31, 2019. The speaker of Britain’s House of Commons has become a global celebrity for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain’s Brexit drama. On Thursday Oct. 31, 2019, he is stepping down after 10 years in the job. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons calls the house to order in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday Sept. 25, 2019. Britain's House of Commons reconvened on Wednesday following the bombshell Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had acted illegally by suspending Parliament — in effect stymieing efforts to consider laws surrounding Brexit. (Parliament TV via AP)
Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, poses for a photo on Westminster Bridge in London Thursday Oct. 31, 2019. The speaker of Britain’s House of Commons has become a global celebrity for his loud ties, even louder voice and star turn at the center of Britain’s Brexit drama. On Thursday Oct. 31, 2019, he is stepping down after 10 years in the job. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
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British politician John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, arrives with his wife Sally to attend a memorial service for former Leader of the Liberal Democrats Lord Paddy Ashdown at Westminster Abbey in London, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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Mr Bercow has been busy since he stepped down as Speaker, and appeared on Sky News' election coverage last week.

During the broadcast, he insisted again that he had "never bullied anyone in any way to any degree in any situation at any time" and said he wanted to "stand up for the rights of members individually and the House institutionally".

He also told Sky he would like to enter the House of Lords but would be a crossbencher instead of a Tory, the party he belonged to before becoming the neutral Speaker.

Mr Bercow was replaced just before the election by Lindsay Hoyle.

This article originally appeared on Yahoo UK
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