Piers Morgan hits out at Alex Beresford after getting messages from all GMB stars but him
Piers Morgan, 55, has opened up about his exit from Good Morning Britain in a new piece, sharing what others have said to him. The outspoken presenter revealed he has had messages from all of his former GMB co-anchors, apart from weatherman Alex Beresford.
Piers dramatically left GMB a few weeks ago following huge backlash over his comments about Meghan Markle.
He claimed he did not believe her remarks in her interview with Oprah Winfrey, leading to more than 57,000 complaints lodged with broadcasting regulatory body Ofcom.
ITV then confirmed on March 9 that Piers had exited the show following “discussions” with the channel.
The outspoken star recently opened up about his exit, revealing he had been sent messages from every one of his former colleagues, besides weatherman Alex.
He said: “I’ve had nice messages from all the other GMB presenters, apart from Alex Beresford, and many of the wonderful production team, from camera operators and producers to make-up artists. Some really moved me.”
Viewers will remember how Alex appeared on the March 9 show where he challenged Piers on his views.
Alex asked: “I understand that you don’t like Meghan Markle, you’ve made it so clear a number of times on this programme.
“I understand you’ve got a personal relationship with Meghan Markle or had one and she cut you off… she’s entitled to cut you off if she wants to.
Piers opened up about this moment and how he felt about Alex’s “censorious lecture” in his latest Mail on Sunday column.
He wrote: “As he delivered his censorious lecture, implying my only motivation for disbelieving Ms Markle’s outlandish interview claims was because she ‘ghosted’ me four years ago after we’d been friendly for 18 months – I genuinely couldn’t care less about that, but it was informative as to her character, especially when I saw her do the same thing to many other people, including her own father – I felt the steam rising inside me.
“I don’t mind outside guests trying to make a name for themselves by whacking me like this, but I wasn’t going to sit there and take it from one of my own team, especially someone who I’ve gone out of my way to help whenever he’s asked me for advice about his career.