So, the public has chosen, and now we have the UK’s entry for Eurovision 2016. God speed Joe and Jake.
The public voted for the double act in Friday night’s BBC4 show Eurovision: You Decide – so this year, whatever happens, it’s all on us, OK?
The act weren’t the hot favourites before the night, but clearly struck a chord with at least some of the voting public. So, amazingly positive response on Twitter right?
Uhh, not exactly.
1. Some people were definitely excited.
— Simon Jones (@simonjonespr) February 26, 2016
2. However, others thought we’d made a terrible, terrible mistake.
#eurovisionyoudecide the public vote for stuff like mps & referenda this proves we cant let them vote on something as serious as eurovision
— Richard Banks (@rdbactor) February 26, 2016
3. With great power comes great responsibility after all…
— Dan (@mr_kelsey_) February 26, 2016
4. Some couldn’t help pointing out that this isn’t the first time we’ve had a chance to vote for these boys.
5. Seems it wasn’t just viewers at home. Check out the distraught lad in the front row shaking his head.
— Paul Lang (@rudemrlang) February 26, 2016
6. But don’t be ridiculous. If we’re to stand any chance, we’ve all got to get behind our act, right?
— Jayne Hamilton ???? (@JAYNEHAMILTON2) February 26, 2016
7. Feel the love Joe and Jake!
Get in Joe & Jake! #EurovisionYouDecide
— RyanUpton (@UptonRMusic) February 26, 2016
8. Don’t listen to the Gogglebox vicar!
— Kate Bottley (@revkatebottley) February 26, 2016
9. Because you have the backing of Michael freakin’ Ball!
#EurovisionYouDecide Joe & Jake… Good call I think. What say you?
— Michael Ball OBE (@mrmichaelball) February 26, 2016