Former Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan, 56, was left raging after being criticised in final evening’s episode of Coronation Street. The outspoken persona was referenced on the cleaning soap as annoying by character Seb Franklin (Harry Visinoni), who admitted his true emotions concerning the in style ITV star.
Taking to his Instagram, the TV host shared a clip together with his 1.6 million followers.
In the quick video, Roy Cropper (performed by David Neilson), asks Seb if he may be sincere with him about one thing.
Checking up on the proprietor of Roy’s Rolls cafe, Seb asks: “Everything okay?”
Taking off his face masks, Roy says to Seb: “May I be candid with you?”
“Yeah, you may be whoever you want, so long as it is not Piers Morgan, as a result of he does my nut in,” Seb responded wittily.
Clearly taking offence at the one-liner, the broadcaster hit back and captioned the video: “Who’s this impertinent little twerp????” whereas tagging ITV’s Instagram web page.
Fans of the star took to social media to share their ideas on the reference.
On Twitter, one alerted the presenter to the truth that he had been mocked on the ITV favorite show.
Tagging the star, they wrote: “You’ll be happy to listen to you bought a point out on #Corrie.”
Another added: “If ever there was a line that I determine with!!!! #corrie.”
However, on Instagram, followers of the star took to the feedback to reassure the TV star that the reference wasn’t that dangerous.
“At least individuals are nonetheless speaking about you! Time to fret when folks say, ‘Piers Who?'” one wrote.
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Referencing the star’s current exit from GMB, one other penned: “We all know that GMB is not the identical with out you Piers… allow them to make no matter feedback they like.”
While a 3rd added: “Oh c’mon Piers. Most celebs would love a point out in Corrie.” (sic)
Another social media consumer admitted: “Funniest line in Corrie for a very long time…”
Ignoring Seb’s dig at the ITV host, Roy went on to deal with his relationship together with his niece Nina (Mollie Gallagher), earlier than relaying some recommendation.
“As a rule, I actively keep away from interference in my niece’s private life. I point out this so that you simply perceive what I’m about to say isn’t stated calmly.”
Despite calling him an “more and more constructive affect” in Nina’s life, the cafe proprietor admitted to Seb that he was worrying he was “dashing issues” together with his niece.
“In what manner?” Seb requested, to which Roy replied: “Well, the engagement ring remark for one factor. I make no judgement, I merely urge you to not rush issues with Nina.”
Coronation Street is on ITV on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm and eight.30pm.