Sports Illustrated Model Chrissy Teigen Admits She Cannot Grasp UK Politics

© AP Photo / Chris PizzelloChrissy Teigen, one of the hosts of the lifestyle talk show "FABLife," poses for a portrait during the 2015 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Chrissy Teigen, one of the hosts of the lifestyle talk show FABLife, poses for a portrait during the 2015 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. - Sputnik International
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The fame of ill-fated British government has spilled over across the pond, reaching the minds of US celebrities.

The enigma of Brexit negotiations, House of Commons debates and Westminster procedures, such as the vote of no confidence in the Prime Miister's leadership, puzzled the American model and author Chrissy Tiegen.

A Sports Illustrate model, with more than ten million followers on Twitter, expressed her bewilderment with regards to the political ways of the British.

Vocal in her views and no stranger to social media spats, Tiegen devoted a number of her latest posts to the ongoing political developments in Britain, including a Parliamentary tradition of placing a mace in the House of Commons.

Thousands joined the discussion on Twitter, attempting to explain the Brexit saga and parliamentary rules to the US celebrity.

Tiegen was referring to an incident that took place in the UK Parliament on December 10, when a Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle seized the chamber's ceremonial mace in protest, as the government formally declared it would not continue with the debate on the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

READ MORE: 'Shameful': Labour MP Causes Uproar by Brandishing Mace as Brexit Vote Delayed

A thread in response to Tiegen was started by a user Sara Gibbs, who said:

"For all the brave souls who have been up all night pretending to understand the American electoral system, here are a few factoids about the British system you might not have known: In England and Wales, we vote by going to the nearest woods, finding the tallest oak tree and burying our ballots in holes beneath them. One year later, we send a ballot pig to collect them and he is rewarded with truffles and hay for each vote he retrieves."

Tiegen responded to the sarcastic thread with a succinct comment:

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