On May 28 Goodwin made a bold promise to "eat" his recent book on Brexit ifLabour gained 38 percent of votes in the snap election.
You may accuse Matthew Goodwin, a political science professor from the United Kingdom, of short-sightedness but you can not fault the man for not staying true to his words.
"I'm saying this out loud".
The caller's remarks follow an astounding rise for the Labour party after months of persistent negativity in the press and Mr Corbyn's own colleagues calling for him to resign.
"I am a man of my words. I was surprised that Jeremy Corbyn got two percentage points more than I had expected, and I did say that I would eat this book", Metro news reported. "I will happily eat my new Brexit book if they do", he had tweeted.
Ok. You win. I will be eating my book on Sky News at 4.30pm.
The writer chewed up several pages from his book during a live television show after he mispredicted the result obtained by the Labor's Party during the parliamentary elections.
"It's actually a hard back so there are lots of chemicals, but I've got to get through the whole thing", Goodwin responded.