Piers Morgan met his match during a live appearance on Bill Maher’s show this week. In the shape of comedian Jim Jeffries.
As Morgan attempted to whitewash the sexism, racism and authoritarian acts of President Donald Trump – Jeffries got very real, very fast. In fact, he told Piers Morgan to fuck off – literally.
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— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) February 11, 2017
The fallout triggered a sweary Twitter war between Morgan, and Harry Potter author JK Rowling. This also did not end well for Piers.
The fact-free, amoral, bigotry-apologism of celebrity toady Piers Morgan is, of course, why it's so delicious to see him told to fuck off. https://t.co/4XNF4G0nlD
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) February 11, 2017
Finally, on Twitter, users summed the whole thing up quite neatly. Game over Mr Morgan.
piers morgan now pic.twitter.com/Hr3KYToxfC
— 카밀라 (@camisfm) February 11, 2017
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