Barnaby Joyce hits out at electronic giants in response to daughter’s affair rumours

Barnaby Joyce has called for a main crackdown on social media businesses following the unfold of “fictitious and garbage rumours” about an alleged relationship between his daughter and John Barilaro.

The Deputy Key Minister on Thursday labelled the rumours, which have been circulating on line considering the fact that Mr Barilaro’s resignation as NSW deputy premier, as “utter rubbish”.

Mr Joyce said he had been approached by area media to comment on the story.

“It’s just wholly and utterly fictitious and rubbish,” he informed ABC Radio Countrywide.

MCCORMACK PRESSERDigital camera IconBarnaby Joyce says the rumours are &#8216utter rubbish&#8217. NCA NewsWire / Martin Ollman Credit: News Corp Australia

“Basically, folks indicating that she experienced been in a romantic relationship with John Barilaro and which is why he left, which is just complete and utter garbage.

“When you have local media stores basically approaching you for remark on this and you say ‘what is your resource?’ and they say ‘Facebook’ or ‘the source is Twitter’ and you say ‘well, it is no very good that these platforms just say sorry it’s too tricky to control’.

“Well, it is not far too really hard for you to gather your billions of bucks from it.”

Mr Joyce did not specify which of his four daughters was the matter of the allegation.

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