Piers Morgan made his long-awaited return to British TV this morning, showing on ITV’s morning chat present “Lorraine.”
Morgan mentioned a variety of matters with host Lorraine Kelly – from his explosive interview with Donald Trump to his agency stance on trans athletes in ladies’s sports activities.
It was the primary time in over a yr that Morgan has appeared on ITV daytime since his very abrupt exit from Good Morning Britain.
Whereas his heated chat with Donald Trump has but to be aired, the previous president blasted Morgan as “very dishonest” whereas strolling out of the interview in a recently-shared promo clip.
Trump stormed out of the room after being pressed on his claims that he misplaced the 2020 presidential election attributable to voter fraud.
“We had a really heated debate about his repeated declare that he didn’t lose the final election,” mentioned Morgan, who described himself as “a really annoyed liberal.”
“He has concocted a narrative with no proof to this point, that it was all fraudulent,” he added.
Nonetheless, Morgan’s heated debate did include repercussions. Quickly after airing the promo clip of his interview with Trump, outspoken republican and hopeful politician, Caitlyn Jenner, was fast to drag the plug on her look on Morgan’s new present.
“She [Jenner] has now learn the assertion from Donald Trump saying this can be a rigged promo, and referred to as me ‘repulsive’ and canceled the interview,” Morgan added.
Over on Twitter, Jenner announced that she’s going to now not be showing on Morgan’s new present, tweeting, “@piersmorgan I’ve simply had my administration cancel my look with you for this Wednesday due to your repulsive misconduct in the present day.”
Additionally throughout his temporary stint on “Lorraine,” Morgan blasted Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over the way in which they’ve dealt with their departure from the royal household.
“I feel most British individuals now share my view about Meghan Markle, and certainly Prince Harry, whose habits continues to be totally deplorable,” Morgan mentioned.
Morgan went on to slam Harry’s “ludicrous statement” that he’s “defending” the Queen. “All he’s performed is make the Queen’s life a distress,” he added.
“I feel they wish to create a rival renegade royal household, the 2 of them and their youngsters,” the previous Good Morning Britain host added.
Morgan stop the morning present, which he co-hosted since 2015, after bosses referred to as for him to apologize for remarks he made about Markle.
When requested if he has any regrets about leaving the present, Morgan, who blasted the “woke mob” for getting him “canceled,” mentioned, “I solely remorse that ITV tried to make me apologize for one thing that I genuinely believed… I didn’t imagine [Meghan] then, I don’t imagine her now.”
Lorraine then tried to shift the main focus onto the TV regulator Ofcom’s ruling, which vindicated ITV following a file variety of complaints made about his remarks.
“They mentioned it was a chilling infringement on my free speech,” Morgan added. “I didn’t wish to depart… I used to be instructed to apologize.”
After his notorious onscreen meltdown final yr, which noticed him storm out of the ITV studio after an on-air spat with weatherman Alex Beresford, Morgan claimed he solely left as a result of he “selected to not keep listening to that fool”, referring to Beresford.
In true Morgan style, he jokingly stormed out of the studio after concluding his interview with Lorraine.