Boris Johnson’s the zip-lining American-born eccentric who might become Britain’s next PM

He’s a right-wing politician who is known for his outrageous statements, has been at the forefront of a campaign that has unexpectedly swept a nation – and even has a mop of blond hair.

No, not Donald Trump. Meet Boris Johnson, the American-born eccentric who is favorite to become Britain’s next Prime Minister.

David Cameron announced his plans to resign as Prime Minister this morning after the UK voted to leave the European Union in an historic referendum.

Johnson – known as BoJo, or just Boris, by the British public – is now odds-on to succeed Cameron after spearheading the Brexit campaign.

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Sky high: Boris Johnson (pictured stuck on a zipwire at the 2012 Olympics in London)

Sky high: Boris Johnson (pictured stuck on a zip

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