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Dan Walker shares moment Piers Morgan ‘overstepped the mark’ over breakfast TV rivalry

Dan Walker has said he thinks Piers Morgan “overstepped the mark” over their breakfast TV rivalry.When Morgan presented ITV’s Good Morning Britain, he would often compare viewership ratings with the ones amassed by BBC Breakfast, which Walker hosted.However, Walker disregarded Morgan in a new interview while discussing whether he will become more of a straight-talker now he’s left the BBC for Channel 5.“I’m sure I’ll have more freedom to express an opinion if I want to, but I’m fighting against personality TV,” he told The Times, adding: “You can only be authentic to who you are but I don’t...
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RMT chief grilled by Piers Morgan for comparing himself to a Thunderbirds villain

Piers Morgan got into a bizarre on-air argument with the RMT general secretary over “comparison” to Thunderbirds villain.With the RMT rail union launching 3 days of national strike action next week, the general secretary Mick Lynch appeared on Morgan’s talk show Piers Morgan Uncensored to discuss it.At one point during the interview, Morgan showed Lynch a screenshot of a Facebook page that he believed belonged to him and took the opportunity to grill Lynch over the profile picture of Thunderbirds baddie The Hood.Morgan said: “Why don’t you just confirm or deny if this is your Facebook page. It’s a picture...

Jubilee: Piers Morgan criticised for dig at Meghan Markle using photographs of Prince Louis

Piers Morgan shared a mocking tweet about Meghan Markle amid the ongoing celebrations for the queen’s platinum jubilee. As the monarch marks 70 years on the throne, members of the royal family have converged for celebratory events, including the duke and duchess of Sussex. Also pictured at the jubilee celebrations has been Prince Louis, the four-year-old child of Prince William and Kate Middleton.On Twitter, Morgan shared a collage of images of Louis with his hands covering his ears, pulling a number of faces. Alongside the pictures, he tweeted: “Is this when Aunty Meghan arrived?” The joke was met...

Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan on boos for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

TV personality Sharon Osbourne said she feels sorry for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who have been separated from the royal family and received a smattering of boos Friday during Platinum Jubilee celebrations in London. Osbourne discussed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex during Fox News' special coverage with Piers Morgan, Ainsley Earhardt and Martha MacCallum.

Piers Morgan And His Royal-Fetishist Guest Can’t Believe ‘Brazen Hussy’ Meghan Markle Dared To Smile ‘Through The Window Of A Car’

Piers Morgan needs to get a life—one that doesn’t revolve around him imagining that he and Meghan Markle had some sort of romantic relationship, or that she threw him over for Prince Harry. Not only has his creepy obsession with the actress-turned-royal caused problems for him professionally, it has turned him into a vindictive pile of goo who regularly embarrasses himself by publicly chastising the Duchess for all sorts of innocuous behaviors. And this week, it happens to be smiling.

Piers Morgan says it’s ‘hard to imagine a bigger humiliation for Amber Heard’ after Johnny Depp’s victory

Piers Morgan was among those celebrating Johnny Depp’s defamation trial victory against Amber Heard.Depp had sued Heard for $50m (£40m) for allegedly implying he abused her in a 2018 Washington Post op-ed. Although she didn’t name him, he claims her allegations impacted his ability to work.She pursued a $100m ($80m) counterclaim against the Pirates of the Caribbean actor, accusing him of “orchestrating a smear campaign” against her.On Wednesday (1 June), the jury found that Depp’s ex-wife had defamed him on all three counts and awarded him $10m (£8m) in compensatory damages and $5m (£4m) in punitive damages. Meanwhile, Heard...

Piers Morgan on whereabouts of Prince Andrew, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during Platinum Jubilee

The United Kingdom is celebrating Queen Elizabeth's 70-year reign with the Platinum Jubilee, but some members of the royal family have not been included in all the festivities. Fox Nation host Piers Morgan detailed Prince Andrew's reported absence from the entire event following the Jeffrey Epstein scandal, and why Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, were not included on the balcony.

Piers Morgan responds to claims that a guest was censored on his talk show Uncensored

Piers Morgan has responded to claims from a guest on his show Uncensored that she was instructed by producers not to speak about certain topics.On the list of alleged subjects to avoid was Morgan’s “vindictive obsession” with Meghan Markle, according to comedian and political activist Kate Smurthwaite.Earlier this week, Smurthwaite appeared on Morgan’s newly launched talk show during which they spoke about the Duchess of Sussex. After her segment on Piers Morgan Uncensored aired, however, Smurthwaite claimed that she had been told by producers not to bring up a few subjects.On Thursday night (26 May), she tweeted to say...

Piers Morgan taking lengthy break from struggling TalkTV show

Piers Morgan is taking a six-week break from his struggling TalkTV show Piers Morgan: Uncensored.The British TV presenter and author, who has been called a "c***" by one of his guests, mocked for interviewing a Taliban spokesperson, and had an explosive interview with former President Donald Trump, has a viewership that is dwindling.A report earlier this month that Rupert Murdoch's TalkTV has been rated as having "zero viewers" during certain points during primetime broadcasts.Morgan's show's figures from Wednesday (18 May) showed that his audience was only 24,000, which isn't that much for evening television.Sign up to our new free Indy100...

Piers Morgan praises Ricky Gervais’ ‘fabulously offensive’ Netflix special as viewers condemn ‘toxic’ jokes

Piers Morgan congratulated Ricky Gervais on his new Netflix stand-up special, SuperNature, which has already drawn condemnation for its jokes about transgender people.Morgan also used the opportunity to insult comedian Nish Kumar, who previously criticised Gervais’ jokes about the trans community.“Watching #SuperNature on ⁦@netflix⁩ – absolutely outrageous, fabulously offensive, hilariously funny & already enraging all the right people like ⁦@MrNishKumar⁩ who are too woke, humourless & dumb to understand the comedy. Brilliant work ⁦@rickygervais⁩,” Morgan tweeted on Tuesday (24 May), the day of SuperNature’s release.Last year, a recording of Kumar slating Gervais during his 2018 stand-up tour resurfaced. “All...

Piers Morgan reignites David Walliams feud as he calls comedian’s BGT appearance ‘creepy’

Piers Morgan has reignited his long-standing feud with David Walliams by branding the comedian “creepy”.Morgan, who served as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent before Walliams, has previously argued with the Little Britain star, calling him a “treacherous piece of work” in 2020.On Saturday (21 May) night, Morgan shared his thoughts on the new series of BGT, praising all involved but Walliams.“Love the judging panel on @BGT - apart from David Walliams,” he wrote.“All he does is drip & drool unctuously sycophantic drivel, and he’s soooooo creepy.”The Independent has contacted Walliams’ representatives for comment.Last year, Morgan accused Walliams of...