Alex Reid wants to be Prime Minister

Alex with fiancee Chantelle Houghton

Cagefighter Alex Reid has revealed he could see himself become Prime Minister one day.

The Celebrity Big Brother star and ex-husband of Katie Price, believes his straight-talking persona would appeal to the masses.

Speaking to¬†The Sun, Reid said: “It would be lovely to be an MP.

“I believe I can use my power as a celebrity to influence young people to help them be the people they want to be and to have a better Britain.

“I’m someone who can get the points across that people want and can understand without jargon.”

Reid, 36, was at parliament yesterday to launch the Let’s Do Lunch healthy eating campaign with Shadow Education Minister Sharon Hodgson.

After getting into the swing of things he expressed his desire to make politics part of his career, believing children would look up to him because of his celebrity status and in turn, he could achieve a ‘better Britain’.

‘It would be lovely to be an MP. I believe I can use my power as a celebrity to influence young people to help them be the people they want to be and to have a better Britain,’ he said.

On whether he would consider running for Prime Minister, the 36-year-old revealed: “If the people wanted me to, I’d love to.”

Referring to Prime Minister’s Questions, he added: “When you’ve fought an athlete trying to rip your head off, standing up against someone just trying to verbally discredit you won’t be a problem.”