Coronavirus: Jason Manford jokes of being ‘livid’ after Tesco job rejection

Derrick Santistevan

Comic Jason Manford has actually stated he has actually been denied for a job at Tesco after using “to feel useful” throughout lockdown.

Publishing on Twitter, he shared a screengrab obviously of his rejection letter, joking that he is “absolutely livid” about his application to the grocery store being not successful.

I even signed it my cv off ‘previous experience: Comedian. So I know that it’ s all in the shipment!’
Still absolutely nothing!

— Jason Manford (@JasonManford)May 5, 2020

The 38- year-old stated he got a job as a Tesco chauffeur after ending up being “recently unemployed” due to the coronavirus pandemic, contacting us early on in the break out as some people were stockpiling and when “it looked like supermarkets etc were going to need thousands of extra hands”.

After another social media user joked that he would “do anything to get out of the house”, Manford responded: “Oh don’t get me wrong, my extracurricular volunteer work is a purely selfish way of having an hour to myself.”

Manford, a former 8 Out Of 10 Felines team captain, likewise joked about his current efficiency in the first UK series of The Masked Vocalist, in which he was camouflaged as a hedgehog and came runner- approximately Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts previously this year.

“Haha I could’ve done all the deliveries full out as the Steampunk Hedgehog from #TheMaskedSinger,” he responded in action to one fan.

According to the screenshot of the rejection letter he shared online, the comic had actually used to operate at a Tesco Express in Wilmslow, Cheshire.

The letter stated: “We value your interest to work for Tesco throughout these extraordinary times and thank you for your application for the consumer assistant – benefit.

” Unfortunately we are not able to advance your application forward this time as the job is now closed.”

Sky News has actually gotten in touch with Tesco for comment.

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