David Cameron has said he is related to Kim Kardashian-West, the reality TV star, The Daily Telegraph reports.
The Prime Minister said he was thirteenth cousin of the celebrity, who is married to rapper Kanye West and first became famous after starring in a leaked sex tape.
Asked by heat magazine whether he watched the television show Keeping Up With The Kardashians, featuring Kim and her family, Mr Cameron volunteered: “No, but I’m related to them.
“Did you know I’m 13th cousins with them?”
The link is via a mutual ancestor, Sir William Spencer, born in 1555, according to genealogy website geni.com.
Among other disclosures in the interview, the Eton-educated Prime Minister claimed he once aspired to be a lorry driver.
Asked what he wanted to be when he was growing up, he said: “All sorts of things: a soldier, a lorry driver, a farmer.
“I wasn’t sure til I left university, then decided I wanted to be a politician.”