Jeremy Corbyn was accused of sexism towards Theresa May BEFORE yesterday's row

The Labour boss was accused of "man-splaining" earlier this year during PMQS – on International Women's Day.

Yesterday the Labour boss was forced to deny he'd called the PM a "stupid woman"  – insisting he said "stupid people" instead.

But just a few months earlier he was blasted by Mrs May in the Commons for telling her what International Women's Day was all about, and using it to attack her over her meetings with the Saudi prince.

Mr Corbyn said: "Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, a chance to both celebrate on how far we’ve come on equality for women.

"But also to reflect on how far we still have to go, not just in this country but around the world."


Mrs May replied: "Well first of all can I thank the right honourable gentleman for telling me that it is International Women’s Day tomorrow.”

After much laughter from the Tory benches she added: “I think that’s what’s called mansplaining!”

Mr Corbyn's also repeatedly said he "doesn't do personal abuse", despite his little outburst.

He has repeatedly called for an end to "abuse in Parliament" and has urged MPs to "get back to the real politics".

Last year he called for leaders "who do not abuse women… and who do not pit one people against another."

When he was first elected back in 2016 he called for a "kinder, gentler politics" too.

The Labour boss has said he "condemns abuse of any kind" – but he's stayed silent on abuse in the past.

In February he refused to condemn hard-left supporters of his who hijacked a Jacob Rees Mogg speech to hurl abuse at him.

Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis demanded the Labour leader call out the “horrendous abuse” directed at the top Brexiteer at an event with students.

The Labour boss has said he's "always very calm" and never loses his temper even when he disagrees with someone.

"I don't shout at people, I just listen to what they have to say," he's said in the past.

But actually Mr Corbyn has a long track record of suddenly snapping – and lashing out in public when he's faced with awkward questions.

He's repeatedly refused to answer questions from journalists and once shouted "Get out of my way" as she cycled off on his bike.


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