Orpington man ridiculed as far right US cult shows up on London march – Kent Live

An electrician from Orpington has drawn the ire of social media after making a bizarre statement at a demonstration in London organised by far-right conspiracy theorists.

Paul Helsdown, 50 attended the Freedom for Children UK march at Buckingham Palace yesterday (September 19), which has ties to far right American group QAnon.

The group, which the FBI considers a domestic terrorist group, believes that a network of elites are kidnapping, abusing and harvesting the blood of children.

Speaking at the ‘Freedom’ event, Paul outlined the bizarre reasons he attended the march.

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He told The Times: “Friends of mine have been on about the new world order for years but I was asleep.

“It’s lockdown that woke me up.

The protesters believe COVID-19 is a hoax (Image: PA)

“There are thousands of children being held in tunnels. A lot of them are underneath London. We have Trump to thank for everything that is coming out.

“There is too much stuff happening for it not to be true, it makes me sick.”

Naturally, Paul’s comments attracted a lot of attention on social media with many people on Twitter finding his beliefs amusing.

Comedian David Baddiel shared his thoughts reasoning that Paul might be confused.

Replying to David’s tweet, one man asked how Paul knew with certainty there were tunnels under London.

He said: “How did he find all the tunnels while he was on lockdown?

“He’s from Kent. Was tunnel hunting classes as essential travel?”

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Another man poked fun at Paul’s claims by pretending he also believed them.

He tweeted: “If you look really hard out of the window on the Bakerloo Line, you can actually see tens of millions of kids all chained up.

“Or is that the cold reflection of my fellow travellers wondering what kind of lunatic I am?”