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Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan


Famous as :

TV presenter, journalist

Birth Name :

Piers Stefan O'Meara

Birth Date :

March 30, 1965

Birth Place :

Newick, East Sussex, England, UK

Spouse :

Marion Shalloe (Jul-1991 - 2008), Celia Walden (Daily Telegraph's columnist/features writer, since 24-Jun-10)

Claim to fame :

As Himself / Judge in "America's Got Talent" (2006) (TV)

Latest News

Piers Morgan Calls Shia LaBeouf's Rape Claim 'Cheap PR'

November 28, 2014 20:39:48 GMT

is not moved by 's rape claim. The British TV host takes it to Twitter to blast the "" actor over claim that he was raped during his "I Am Sorry" performance art installation at the Stephen Cohen Gallery last year.

Brad Pitt Eyes Lead Role in George Clooney's Phone Hacking Scandal Movie

September 13, 2014 05:26:55 GMT

, a former Daily Mirror editor who was entangled in a controversial phone hacking scandal, reveals actors who could possibly play him in "", a highly-buzzed film based on the legal trouble. The ex-"" judge reveals two names in an interview with Digital Spy.

Piers Morgan Announces Departure From CNN

September 02, 2014 23:28:40 GMT

no longer works for CNN. The British host, 49, announced his departure from the network on Twitter, saying that he was offered a new deal by the network's boss but didn't take it because he wanted to do something new.

Piers Morgan Calls Larry King 'Graceless, Petty Little Man' on Twitter

August 02, 2014 05:03:39 GMT

and 's feud continues. On Friday, August 1, Morgan took to Twitter to respond to King's recent interview in which he made comments on Morgan's interview style and the cancellation of CNN's "Piers Morgan Live" after three years.

Video: Piers Morgan Ends CNN's Show With Gun Control Plea

March 29, 2014 05:07:18 GMT

once again showed his stand on gun control as he bid farewell to audience of his CNN show. At the end of the final "Piers Morgan Live", the former "" judge delivered a short thank-you speech before sharing his thoughts on gun violence.

Chelsea Handler Scolds Piers Morgan for Not Paying Attention

March 12, 2014 15:07:41 GMT

and exchanged some heated words on his TV show when she found out that he was tweeting during commercial break. Handler slammed Morgan for not paying attention to his guests.

CNN Confirms 'Piers Morgan Live' Cancellation

February 24, 2014 03:23:39 GMT

"Piers Morgan Live" is coming to an end. CNN has officially announced that it canceled the primetime show hosted by the former "" judge. "CNN confirms that Piers Morgan Live is ending," said Allison Gollust, head of CNN communications, on Sunday, February 23. "The date of the final program is still to be determined."

Piers Morgan Calls Kate Middleton's Official Portrait 'Mona Kate'

January 11, 2013 20:05:51 GMT

has joined some critics to weigh in on Kate Middleton's first official portrait. On Twitter, the CNN TV host gave a short comment about the painting of the Duchess of Cambridge, calling it a "Mona Kate."

Piers Morgan Reacts to Pro-Gun Advocates' Petition to Deport Him

December 24, 2012 06:38:06 GMT

is not worried about getting deported. Gun proponents have launched a petition to send him back to U.K. following a heated argument about gun control demand following the school shootings in Connecticut, but the TV host doesn't feel threatened at all.

'Inconsolable' Kristen Stewart Hiding at Producer Friend's House

August 04, 2012 19:04:54 GMT

reportedly is hiding in her producer pal's house. The actress has reportedly moved out of the house she shared with boyfriend following the revelation of her affair with director Rupert Sanders.

Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Lochte Has the Hots for Blake Lively

August 04, 2012 18:17:49 GMT

If Olympic gold medalist would get stranded in a desert island, he would like a "" to be around. The swimmer, whose popularity rises after winning the USA team five medals at the London Olympics, said he has the hots for .

Piers Morgan Mistakes a Drag Queen for Whitney Houston

July 14, 2012 19:23:12 GMT

admitted that he and his "" team made a mistake on identifying . They aired a footage of Houston to accompany the interview with about the late singer's life but included a picture of a drag who was impersonating Houston.

Giuliana Rancic, Piers Morgan and More React to Ann Curry's 'Today' Exit

June 29, 2012 01:34:23 GMT

had a sad morning on Thursday, June 28 as she announced her departure from "". Some celebrities, from fellow host to journalist , have since tweeted their support to the 55-year-old journalist.

Piers Morgan Expands TV Ban on Madonna to His British Show

March 29, 2012 04:26:05 GMT

is not a fan of and he once again reminded people of that. The British TV personality has banned the "Girl Gone Wild" songstress from his two shows after previously sending a cynical tweet on Monday, March 26.

Piers Morgan Deems Kirk Cameron Brave for Calling Homosexuality 'Destructive'

March 05, 2012 05:05:30 GMT

Amid the controversy caused by the statement he made against homosexuality and gay marriage, finds one person who applauded him for having the guts to stick to his belief. When asked to weigh in by TMZ, of CNN's "" deems the Mike Seaver of "Growing Pains" brave.

Piers Morgan Bashes Madonna, Praises Kelly Clarkson

February 06, 2012 08:46:29 GMT

showed no love for , but he got one for . He offered his thoughts about the two female singers regarding their performances at Super Bowl XLVI. Madge sang during halftime show, and Kelly performed before the game between the New England Patriots and New York Giants.

Piers Morgan Defends Himself in Phone-Hacking Inquiry, Refuses to Disclose Details

December 21, 2011 05:07:47 GMT

has given his testimonial before a media ethics inquiry about his alleged involvement in Britain's phone hacking scandal. Speaking via video link from Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 20, the "" host denied that phone hacking had taken place during his stint as an editor at the Daily Mirror.

Piers Morgan Confirms Birth of Fourth Child, Reveals His Choice for Name

November 26, 2011 03:08:38 GMT

At the age of 46, has become a father for a fourth time. The former "" judge confirmed through Twitter on Friday, November 25 that his wife Celia Walden has indeed given birth to a baby girl. "It's true. I've become a dad for the 4th time, to a baby girl called Elise," so he tweeted.

Madonna: Boys Used to Call Me 'Hairy Monster' Back in High School

November 11, 2011 01:29:16 GMT

While she has no trouble attracting the attention of men these days, apparently was far from popular among the opposite sex when growing up. In fact, the "Hung Up" hitmaker revealed in an interview for the December issue of Harper's Bazaar that the boys from her high school used to call her "hairy monster".

Howard Stern In Talks to Replace Piers Morgan on 'America's Got Talent'

November 11, 2011 01:29:10 GMT

"" has already had a candidate for 's replacement. Just a day after the British presenter announced his departure, is reported to be in talks to join and Howie Mandel on the judging panel.

Piers Morgan Quits 'America's Got Talent' to Focus on His Talk Show

November 10, 2011 04:14:11 GMT

It turned out the sixth season of "" was the last for . The British journalist has decided to drop his role as a judge on the -created show in favor of his CNN show "".

Kelly Osbourne Calls Piers Morgan 'A**hole' on Twitter

September 18, 2011 13:51:40 GMT

has publicly called an "a**hole" over a case of football match. Kelly, whose mother is Piers' co-judge on "", slammed him first, tweeting, "Can you just [shut] up with all your football talk! What are you trying to prove to the world u dont have a vag under your suit pants?"

Piers Morgan Reacts to Heather Mills' Phone Hacking Accusations

August 04, 2011 06:20:16 GMT

is speaking out against the phone hacking accusations directed at Mirror Group Newspapers by . In a lengthy statement released on Wednesday, August 3, the host of CNN's "" attacked the credibility of 's ex-wife.

Piers Morgan Continues to Defend Himself on Connection to Phone Hacking

July 28, 2011 02:53:22 GMT

is put on the defense once again in regards to the phone hacking scandal. British political blogger Paul Staines, who blogs under the name Guido Fawkes, has recently unearthed a 2009 interview with BBC's "Desert Island Discs", in which the "" host seemed to admit being in the know about tabloids' shady actions.

Stars React to the Death of Amy Winehouse

July 24, 2011 04:39:38 GMT

's death is mourned by many artists and public figures from various fields who regret the fact that such talent went to waste. who has collaborated with her numerous times, tweeted, "She was my musical soulmate & like a sister to me. This is one of the saddest days of my life."

Piers Morgan Demands Apology for Accusation of Phone-Hacking Involvement

July 20, 2011 02:49:54 GMT

has been forced to defend himself in the phone-hacking scandal involving News of the World, and he is apparently fuming over it. The host of CNN's "" took to Twitter to demand apology from Conservative MP Louise Mensch who insinuated that he might be involved in the hacking.

David Hasselhoff Confronts Piers Morgan in TV Interview

May 08, 2011 13:08:00 GMT

The "Baywatch" star, hit headlines in 2007 when the clip, shot by his then-teenage daughter Taylor-Ann, leaked online. It depicted the drunk actor ranting and struggling to eat a burger off the floor of his hotel room.

Kim Cattrall Not Ruling Out Another Marriage

April 17, 2011 22:09:00 GMT

The 54-year-old "" star, has two failed marriages and an annulment behind her, but she can still see herself settling down with the right man.

Piers Morgan Blasts Delta Airlines for Flight Diversion

March 24, 2011 08:25:51 GMT

was caught up in a mid-air drama in the skies above the U.S. on Wednesday, March 23, after his flight was ordered to return to New York less than an hour before it was due to land in Minnesota. The talk show host was heading to Minneapolis to film auditions for "" when the pilot of the Delta Airlines jet suddenly diverted back to the Big Apple.

Larry King to Piers Morgan: You're Not Dangerous

February 24, 2011 09:35:59 GMT

faced off with his TV show replacement on Wednesday evening, February 23 to defend comments he made accusing the Brit of "overselling" his new program. Morgan took over from the 77 year old after he announced plans to leave his nightly show last summer.

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