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Alan Sugar got a well-deserved Twitter takedown from Irish author Sheila O’Flanagan

After making a fool of himself with some personal remarks. #TEAMSHEILA.

Source: Yui Mok

YESTERDAY AFTERNOON, Lord Alan Sugar posted a self-congratulatory tweet with a picture of one of his early Amstrad personal computers.

Source: Lord Sugar/Twitter

(Here’s a different picture of an Amstrad PCW8512, just to give you an idea.)

Source: Marcin Wichary

However, not everyone has happy memories. Irish author Sheila O’Flanagan took Sugs to task with a pointed observation.

Source: Sheila O'Flanagan/Twitter

Evidently this hit a nerve. Because Lord Alan Sugar, peer of the realm, got really nasty.

Source: Lord Sugar/Twitter

This personal remark didn’t go down with a number of Sugar’s followers, who pointed out that it was unfair, unduly personal and generally a bit harsh.

However, Flanagan was waiting in the wings with a stinger of her own.

Source: Sheila O'Flanagan/Twitter


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Thanks to reader Eamon McGlade!

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