The who said it in 2020 quiz: from vomit drafts to God's appointment

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“Our house is still on fire. Your inaction is fuelling the flames by the hour. And we are telling you to act as if you loved your children above all else.”

George Clooney

Melania Trump

Greta Thunberg The Swedish environmentalist campaigner addressed the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in January.

David Attenborough

“As of 9am today, there have been three hundred thousand and thirty-four, nine hundred and seventy-four thousand tests carried out.”

Priti Patel The home secretary demonstrated her worldbeating maths skills at a Downing Street daily briefing on Covid-19 in April.

Matt Hancock

Dominic Raab

Rachel Riley

"And it’s gone! Mabel takes it … a famous win built on patience and sheer belief. For Olive, only thoughts of what might have been, but only herself to blame. She’s given this one away and that will hurt most of all.”

Andrew Cotter The BBC commentator, bereft of sports on which to commentate, turned his attention to his labradors in April.

Clare Balding

John Motson


“I don’t think I’m so different and I don’t think there’s one rule for me and one rule for other people.”

Boris Johnson

Dominic Raab

Dominic Cummings The prime minister’s chief adviser told journalists in May that he did not regret driving 260 miles from London to Durham during lockdown.

The Queen

“We will be with our friends again; we will be with our families again; we will meet again.”

Vera Lynn

Jennifer Aniston

The Queen Queen Elizabeth evoked the spirit of the second world war in her address to the nation in April. Vera Lynn, who sang We'll Meet Again, died in June.

Danny Dyer

“Let’s see if the appointing is at 2020 or if it’s 2024 – because God appoints the president. If I win in 2020, then it was God’s appointment. If I win in 2024, then that was God’s appointment.”

Joe Biden

Donald Trump

Ivanka Trump

Kanye West The artist also known as Yeezus opened up to Forbes magazine in July about his bid for the White House.

“I call my initial drafts ‘vomit drafts’. They’re not intended to be good, pretty or entirely sensible. They’re a first attempt. So you should just do it and expect it to be shit. Then keep going. It will get better.”

Ian McEwan

Michaela Coel The actor, writer and director spoke to the Sunday Times in July about creating I May Destroy You, one of the TV events of the year.

Jared Kushner

Sally Rooney

“If you look back at anything that I’ve said … what ends up being inflammatory, it seems, is people’s interpretation of it. But if you listen to what I actually say, it’s not controversial.”

Katie Hopkins

David Icke

Dominic Cumming

The Duchess of Sussex Meghan responded to criticism of comments she made about the US election in an online conference, hosted by Fortune magazine, in September.

“Who gives a fuck about Christmas stuff and decoration? But I need to do it, right?”

Santa Claus

Melania Trump The US first lady moaned about her role to her (former) friend Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, who taped the conversation and released a recording of it in October.

Sadiq Khan

Nigella Lawson

“Are we all just going to go about our day knowing that 1.5 million seven to 16-year-olds need our help and our voice?? We need a long-term framework to protect our children, not another sticking plaster.”

Boris Johnson

Marcus Rashford The Manchester United FC and England forward tweeted this in October in his campaign to end child hunger.

Gavin Williamson

Ivanka Trump

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