An alien species has decided not to attempt first contact it’s been revealed.
The inhabitants of the Neutron Star inside the Crab Nebula have decided not to reach out to our race after intercepting television broadcasts and realising that we’d voted to leave the EU and were way too fucking stupid to be of any use to them.
Carillon Prime, the Aliens leader said: “we saw that Martin Luther King guy and were about to set off as he seemed like a top bloke then we learned some bellend had prematurely terminated him. We then interpreted the outcome of your BREXIT referendum and thought, fuck that, they’re way too dumb to waste the energy to meet face to face!”
“The next time you see us will be when we need to refuel our interstellar spacecraft using all your liquid water!”