Boris Johnson reportedly axed top aide Dominic Cummings after he reportedly branded his fiancee Carrie Symonds "Princess Nut Nuts".
Chief advisor Cummings, 48, has been given the boot by the PM after Symonds, 32, showed the messages to him.
This resulted in Johnson ordering Cummings along with his sidekick Lee Cain to leave Downing Street.
Speaking to the Sunday Mirror, Cain said "I'm staying out of it" when asked about the cruel nickname.
Director of Comms Cain, 38, and Cummings have reportedly told those close to them that they were frustrated with Carrie, who previously worked as the Conservatives' head of comms, as she was texting Boris too frequently with her opinions.
However, she ended up getting the last laugh as she saw an opportunity to get the pair out of Downing Street and took it.
A friend of hers revealed: “She absolutely loathes Dom and despises Lee.
"When she saw her chance to get rid of them she struck.”
On Friday November 13 both Cummings and Cain were ordered to leave after being called into a lunchtime meeting and told they needed to be out by the end of the day.
According to reports, the Prime Minister hoped Cummings would leave through the back door with little fuss, but he instead went out the main entrance in front of cameras and holding a cardboard box of his belongings.
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A Tory insider revealed: “That’s typical Dom. Arrogant and stubborn to the last.
“He wanted that image out there to show he’d cleared his desk and this was the final parting of the ways. He doesn’t think the PM can manage without him.
"So this gesture was meant to symbolise how Boris is now on his own.”
Ex-minister David Davis, once branded “thick as mince” by Cummings, said: “Almost certainly Dominic decided he was going to leave an image. People will remember it.”
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The aide's departure from No10 marks the end of months of arguing behind closed doors, where the focus should have instead been on fighting the Coronavirus and sorting Brexit.
One Tory MP revealed: “Real people are rightly furious about this pantomime. They want this shower to put their lives and livelihoods first and what they get is this unbelievable carry-on.”
And female employees of Downing Street are apparently over the moon to see the back of the “Brexit Boys” they blame for a laddish culture that froze them out.
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