Alastair Campbell’s Good Morning Britain debut divides viewers and draws Piers Morgan comparisons

Good Morning Britain viewers had been severely divided on Monday as Alastair Campbell began his stint as visitor host on the show, with some claiming he was an ‘improve’ on Piers Morgan however others switching over right away.

Tony Blair’s former press secretary is presenting the show for 3 consecutive days this week, together with his stunning new position coinciding with Mental Health Awareness Week.

Prior to Alastair’s arrival on GMB, his new co-host Susanna predicted he’d “provoke robust response and full of life debate,” and he definitely did that on social media, with viewers flocking to Twitter inside minutes of his debut on Monday to make their emotions identified.

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And, whereas some impressed followers mentioned Campbell had lastly made the show fascinating once more after Piers Morgan’s departure, others mentioned he made them wish to instantly change the channel.

Very a lot in favour of Alastair as a GMB presenter, one viewer tweeted: “good transfer getting Alastair Campbell on as Susanna Reid ‘facet kick’. Intelligent, controversial and capable of string sophisticated questions right into a simple to know level.”

Equally impressed, a second reacted: “What an improve Alastair Campbell is on Piers Morgan, may truly begin watching GMB a bit extra usually,” and, echoing these actual sentiments, a 3rd tweeted: “One day in and Alastair Campbell is a superb Bloke higher than Piers Morgan

Very a lot on the different finish of the spectrum, one viewer blasted: “That dreadful programme #GMB@GMB has now acquired an excellent worse presenter than that Morgan chap,” and, in settlement, one other critic ranted: “Surely Alastair Campbell is not a everlasting appointment on #GMB he is extra picket than Sherwood Forest!

Piers himself reacted to information of Alastair’s GMB gig by warning him to “maintain again,” and mentioning the show’s former host of their damning critique of Alastair, one other indignant GMB viewer posted: “Oh please GMB! Alastair Campbell! It’s like having Mr Dead from Harry Enfield as a presenter

“You misplaced one of the best presenter you ever had while you so stupidly let Piers stroll! Now swallow your stupidity and carry him again or collapse in to the black gap you are half approach in to!”



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