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Anti-Gay Hungarian Politician Resigns After Being Caught At Massive Male Orgy In Violation Of COVID-19 Gathering Restrictions

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A European Parliament member representing Hungary’s Fidesz party, József Szájer, has resigned after he was caught leaving a large gathering that was described as a male-orgy, in violation of Belgium’s strict lockdown rules banning large gatherings.

Szájer admitted Sunday that he broke Belgium’s coronavirus lockdown rules to attend what he described as just a “private party,” according to POLITICO.

Belgium announced a second national lockdown in November that included a curfew and limited gatherings to four people.

Szájer said he was “present” at the Nov. 27 gathering which local media branded “an orgy” after 25 naked men, including Szájer, were reportedly busted by police, according to Business Insider.

“We interrupted a gang bang,” a local police source reportedly told Belgian newspaper La Dernière Heure, according to Business Insider.

The public prosecutor’s office said in a statement that a passer-by contacted police after they saw a man “fleeing along the gutter” with bloody hands and a backpack which was later found to have Narcotics, according to POLITICO. Police reportedly were able to identify him by “means of a diplomatic passport,” according to the report. The London Times reported that Szájer was injured after he apparently jumped from a first-floor window while trying to flee.

Szájer apologized over the incident in a statement, saying he “deeply” regretted breaking COVID restrictions. (RELATED: ‘Some People See Other Things’: City Light Display Draws Laughter For Perceived Sexual Shape)

“I was present. After the police asked for my identity – since I did not have ID on me – I declared that I was a MEP. The police continued the process and finally issued an official verbal warning and transported me home.”

“I deeply regret for violating the COVID restrictions, it was irresponsible on my part. I am ready to stand for the fine that occurs,” Szájer said.

Szájer said police claim to have found an ecstasy pill but that it was not his and he was unsure how it ended up with him.

In a statement, Fidesz thanked Szájer for “enabling Hungarian civic conservatism and Christian democracy.”

Szájer helped rewrite Hungary’s constitution to “protect the institution of marriage as the union of a man and a woman,” according to The Times of London.

While Hungary does not allow gay marriage, gay couples can acquire a legal status similar to marriage, according to NBC News. Gay couples are also not allowed to adopt children, but individual gay people can, according to the report. However, Fidesz leader Viktor Orbán proposed closing the loophole that allows individual gays to adopt children, NBC News reported.

In May, Fidesz passed a series of laws that prevent transgender people from changing their identity, according to NBC News.