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Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, 78, sips on white wine and drunkenly celebrates Chile’s newly elected leftist leader Gabriel Boric in bizarre ramblings

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters sipped on white wine and drunkenly celebrated Chile recent election in a bizarre clip uploaded to his social media on Sunday night.

The singer and songwriter, 78, took to his Instagram to share a video where he rambled and stumbled on his words while congratulating the country’s new leftist leader Gabriel Boric.

Roger said the election had ‘meant everything to him’ as he criticised the outgoing president Sebastian Pinera and encouraged everyone to ‘go and get drunk’.

Happy: Pink Floyd's Roger Waters sipped on white wine and drunkenly celebrated Chile recent election in a bizarre clip uploaded to his social media on Sunday night

He said in the strange clip: ‘So I just heard from my friend Pablo Lopez in Santiago, you won! Boric won! Numero uno won your presidential election. It’s over, Kast has fallen on his sword. Pinera is whatever so tonight, hold on, here’s to you! To the people of Chile, bravo!

‘But it’s not just to the people of Chile, it’s to the people of the world, this election was muy muy importante, it meant everything to all of us. Maybe we’ll all survive.

‘Anyway I’m going to take to my saucepan in my kitchen, that’s my cacerolazo (casserole dish) it’s extremely important.

‘I should sing a little song to the outgoing president, ‘Goodbye Pinera and your men, here’s hoping we never meet again! You were no fun you were just one of those things!’

Drink: The singer and songwriter, 78, took to his Instagram to share a video where he rambled and stumbled on his words while congratulating the country's new leftist leader Gabriel Boric

He then flicked his middle finger up to the camera before continuing: ‘Sorry I shouldn’t get weird but I’m just so so happy, thank you Chile from the rest of us.

‘Bravo Chile, signing off, let’s all go and get drunk! Chile I love you!’

He captioned the video: ‘Heartfelt message to all my brothers and sisters in Chile, with huge thanks from the rest of us. Love R.’

On Sunday, leftist millennial Boric – who rose to prominence during anti-government protests – was elected Chile’s next president after a bruising campaign against a free-market firebrand likened to Donald Trump.

Victory: On Sunday, leftist millennial Boric (pictured) - who rose to prominence during anti-government protests - was elected Chile's next president

With 56 per cent of the votes, he handily defeated by more than 10 points lawmaker José Antonio Kast.

In a model of democratic civility that broke from the polarizing rhetoric of the campaign, Kast immediately conceded defeat, tweeting a photo of himself on the phone congratulating his opponent on his ‘grand triumph.’

He then later traveled personally to Boric’s campaign headquarters to meet with his rival.

Odd: Roger said the election had 'meant everything to him' as he criticised the outgoing president Sebastian Pinera and encouraged everyone to 'go and get drunk'

Meanwhile, outgoing President Sebastian Pinera – a conservative billionaire – held a video conference with Boric to offer his government’s full support during the three month transition.

Amid a crush of supporters, Boric vaulted atop a metal barricade to reach the stage where he initiated in the indigenous Mapuche language a rousing victory speech to thousands of mostly young supporters.

The president-elect highlighted the progressive positions that launched his improbable campaign, including a promise to fight climate change by blocking a proposed mining project in what is the world’s largest copper producing nation.

Celebrate: He said in the strange clip: 'So I just heard from my friend Pablo Lopez in Santiago, you won! Boric won! Numero uno won your presidential election!'

Roger’s ramblings come after earlier this year he wed his fifth wife Kamilah Chavis at his Bridgehampton estate in New York, which he purchased in 2010 for $16.2 million.

Taking to both Instagram and Twitter to share photos of their special day, Waters penned: ‘I’m so happy, finally a keeper.’ 

Kamilah, 43, looked beautiful in a white lace wedding dress and beamed as Waters slipped a ring onto her finger.

Roger – whose net worth is said to be $310 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth – revealed in a 2018 interview that he met Kamilah a few years prior at one of his gigs, explaining they had  been an item for ‘a few years’ and she ‘worked in transportation’ and ‘drove the car’ that took him to and from his hotel.  

The ceremony took place next to the water’s edge and the pair was seen locking lips in one romantic snap shared by Rogers.

Not much else is known about Kamilah, who prefers to stay out of the spotlight, but the pair have been an item for a few years.

In a 2018 interview with Argentinian outlet Infobae, Roger said: ‘We are not married, but we have been together for a couple of years. I met her at one of my concerts a couple of years ago. She worked in transportation. She was driving the car that was taking me.’

He went on: ‘I was in one place for two weeks and there were many transfers between the hotel and the stadium. My custodian sat in the front with her and they talked, while I stayed in the back. Something about her attracted me.’

Revealing how he first ‘seduced’ Kamilah, Waters added: ‘One day I said ”excuse me, did someone ever tell you that you have beautiful cheekbones?”’

They were pictured together for one of the first times at 2019’s Venice Film Festival.

The couple reportedly got engaged for a fifth time earlier this year, with the news emerging after he was overheard introducing Kamilah as his ‘fiancée’ during a party in the Hamptons.

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