Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan (né O'Meara; born 30 March 1965), known
professionally as Piers Morgan, is a British journalist and television
personality currently working as a presenter on the ITV Breakfast
programme Good Morning Britain. He is also the editorial director of
First News, a British national newspaper for children.
Morgan began his journalism career in
Fleet Street as a writer and
editor for several tabloid papers, including The Sun, News of the
World and the Daily Mirror. In 1994, aged 29, he was appointed editor
News of the World
News of the World by Rupert Murdoch, which made him the
youngest editor of a British national newspaper in more than half a
century. He later edited the Daily Mirror, and was in charge during
the period that the paper was implicated in the phone hacking scandal.
In 2011 Morgan denied having ever hacked a phone or "to my knowledge
published any story obtained from the hacking of a phone". In 2012 he
was heavily criticised in the findings of the Leveson Inquiry, when
Brian Leveson stated that comments made in Morgan's
testimony about phone hacking were "utterly unpersuasive" and "clearly
prove ... that he was aware that it was taking place in the press as a
whole and that he was sufficiently unembarrassed by what was criminal
behaviour that he was prepared to joke about it".
On television, he hosted
Piers Morgan Live
Piers Morgan Live on
CNN from 2011 to 2014,
Larry King Live
Larry King Live in the timeslot following King's
retirement. He was a judge on
America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent and Britain's
Got Talent. In 2008, Morgan won the seventh season of the US
Celebrity Apprentice. In the UK, he presents Piers Morgan's Life
Stories (since 2009) has presented Good Morning Britain since
2015. Morgan has written eight books, including four volumes of
1 Early life
2.1 At the Murdoch titles
Daily Mirror editor
Mirror press career
2.4.1 Donald Trump
3.1 Ian Hislop
3.2 Jeremy Clarkson
3.3 Janet Mock
3.4 Banned guests
3.5 The British Press
Phone hacking allegations
5 Personal life
8 External links
Piers Morgan was born Piers Stefan O'Meara on 30 March 1965 in Newick,
Sussex, England, to Vincent Eamonn O'Meara, an Irish-born dentist,
originally from County Offaly, and Gabrielle Georgina Sybille
He took his stepfather's surname and became known as Piers Stefan
Pughe-Morgan. He attended the independent school Cumnor House from
the ages of seven to thirteen, and then
Chailey School, a
comprehensive secondary school in Chailey, near Lewes, East Sussex,
followed by Priory School for sixth form. Morgan studied
journalism at Harlow College. After a brief career at Lloyd's of
London, he joined the Surrey and South London Newspaper Group in
1985, where he worked as a reporter on the South London News, and
Tooting News. Morgan was recruited (he says
headhunted by editor Kelvin MacKenzie) to join The Sun, to work on the
At the Murdoch titles
Morgan's first high-profile post in the British media was as the main
writer of "Bizarre", The Sun's show business column, while the
newspaper was being edited by Kelvin MacKenzie. In 1994, aged 29, he
was appointed editor of the
News of the World
News of the World by Rupert Murdoch,
becoming the youngest national newspaper editor in more than half a
century. He quickly gained notice for his prying, forthright style
and lack of sympathy for celebrities' privacy, claiming that they
could not manipulate the media to further their own ends without
accepting the consequences of a two-way deal.
Morgan left this post in 1995 shortly after publishing photographs of
Catherine Victoria Lockwood, then wife of Charles, Earl Spencer,
leaving an addictive disorders clinic in Surrey. This action ran
against the editors' code of conduct, a misdemeanour for which the
Press Complaints Commission
Press Complaints Commission upheld a complaint against Morgan.
Murdoch was reported as having said that "the boy went too far"
and publicly distanced himself from the story. Fearful of a
privacy law action if he had not criticised one of his employees,
Murdoch is said to have apologised to Morgan in private.
The incident was reported to have contributed to Morgan's decision to
leave for the
Daily Mirror editorship. Morgan's autobiography The
Insider states that he left the
News of the World
News of the World of his own choice
and somewhat against owner Rupert Murdoch's wishes when he was offered
the job of Editor at the Daily Mirror.
Daily Mirror editor
As editor of the Daily Mirror, in 1996 Morgan was forced to apologise
on television for the headline (rendered in upper case) "Achtung
Surrender! For You Fritz Ze Euro Championship Is Over" on 25 June
1996, a day before England met Germany in a semi-final of the Euro
'96 football championships.
A £16 million package of investment in the title was rolled out from
January, including the dropping of "Daily" from the masthead in
February, which was later reversed.
Roy Greenslade wrote in August
1999 that Morgan's editorship "has made a huge difference: his
enormous enthusiasm, determination and focus is a major plus".
Morgan was the subject of an investigation in 2000 after Suzy Jagger
wrote an article for
The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph revealing that he had bought
£20,000 worth of shares in the computer company
Viglen soon before
Mirror 's "City Slickers" column tipped
Viglen as a good buy.
Morgan was found by the
Press Complaints Commission
Press Complaints Commission to have breached
the Code of Conduct on financial journalism, but kept his job. The
"City Slickers" columnists,
Anil Bhoyrul and James Hipwell, were both
found to have committed further breaches of the Code and were sacked
before the inquiry concluded. Further enquiry by the Department of
Trade and Industry in 2004 cleared Morgan of any charges. On 7
December 2005, Bhoyrul and Hipwell were convicted of conspiracy to
breach the Financial Services Act. During the trial it emerged that
Morgan had bought £67,000 worth of
Viglen shares, emptying his bank
account and investing under his (first) wife's name, too.
Mirror attempted to move mid-market in 2002, claiming to eschew
the more trivial stories of show-business and gossip. Morgan rehired
John Pilger, who had been sacked in 1985 early in Robert Maxwell's
ownership of the
In the wake of the Abu Ghraib torture scandal, Morgan was fired as
Editor of the
Daily Mirror "with immediate effect" on 14 May 2004,
after refusing to apologise to Sly Bailey, then head of Trinity
Mirror, for authorising the newspaper's publication of photographs
which had been shown to be false. These were alleged to show Iraqi
prisoners being abused by
British Army soldiers from the Queen's
Lancashire Regiment. When, within days the photographs were shown
to be crude fakes, under the headline "SORRY..WE WERE HOAXED", the
Mirror responded that it had fallen victim to a "calculated and
malicious hoax" and apologised for the publication of the
photographs. However, Morgan has refused to admit that the
photographs were faked, and has stated that the abuse shown in the
photographs is similar to the sort of abuse which was happening in the
British Army in
Iraq at the time.
Mirror press career
In partnership with Matthew Freud, he gained ownership in May 2005, of
Press Gazette, a media trade publication together with its "cash cow",
the British Press Awards, in a deal worth £1 million.
This ownership was cited as one of the reasons many major newspapers
boycotted the 2006 awards.
Press Gazette entered administrative
receivership toward the end of 2006, before being sold to a trade
First News was launched by Morgan on 4 May 2006. A weekly paper aimed
at seven to 14-year-olds, he claimed at its launch that the paper was
to be "Britain's first national newspaper for children".
Morgan was editorial director at First News, responsible for bringing
in celebrity involvement. He referred to the role as "editorial
overlord and frontman".
Morgan was filmed falling off a Segway, breaking three ribs, in 2007.
Simon Cowell and others made much of Morgan's previous comment in
2003, in a
Mirror headline after former U.S. President George W. Bush
fell off a Segway: "You'd have to be an idiot to fall off wouldn't
you, Mr President".
In 2012, following the revelation of Jimmy Savile's sexual abuse
against children, Morgan claimed to have "never met" Savile in his
lifetime – although it was pointed out that in a 2009 piece by
Morgan in The Mail on Sunday's Night & Day magazine claiming that
"As I left,
Jimmy Savile came up to me. 'Your TV shows are BRILLIANT!.
he exclaimed. ... I've always loved Jimmy Savile." Later, in 2017,
Ewan McGregor of being a "paedophile-loving hypocrite"
for his past support of
Roman Polanski cancelling an appearance on
Good Morning Britain due to Morgan's comments opposing the Women's
March on Washington.
He became the editor-at-large of the
Mail Online website’s US
operation in September 2014 and Morgan writes several columns a
week. He also writes a weekly diary for the
Mail on Sunday
Mail on Sunday Event
magazine, having also written one for its predecessor Live.
Morgan's career expanded into television presentation before he was
forced to leave the Daily Mirror. He presented a three-part television
documentary series for the
BBC titled The Importance of Being Famous
(2003), about fame and the manner in which celebrities are covered by
modern media. At the annual
Pride of Britain Awards broadcast on ITV,
Morgan chaired a panel of celebrities and well-known figures from
various backgrounds that chose the recipients of the awards from 1999
He co-hosted his own current affairs interview show on
Channel 4 with
Amanda Platell, Morgan and Platell. Morgan and Platell were put
together because of their opposing political viewpoints; Platell
interrogated guests from the right wing, Morgan from the left
wing. The show was dropped after three series allegedly because of
poor viewing figures, although the chairman of
Channel 4 Luke Johnson
was reported not to like the programme.
Throughout 2006, Morgan appeared as a judge on the television show
America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent alongside
Brandy Norwood and
David Hasselhoff on
NBC. Morgan was chosen by
Simon Cowell as a replacement for himself
because of the conditions of his
American Idol contract. Morgan
appeared as a celebrity contestant on Comic Relief Does The Apprentice
in 2007, to raise money for the
BBC charity telethon Comic Relief.
After his team lost, Morgan was selected by Sir
Alan Sugar as the
contestant to be fired.
Also in 2007, Morgan appeared as a judge for the second season of
America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent and also appeared as a judge on Britain's Got
Talent on ITV, alongside
Amanda Holden and Simon Cowell. He also
presented You Can't Fire Me, I'm Famous on
BBC One. He fronted a
three-part documentary about
Sandbanks for ITV entitled Piers Morgan
Sandbanks in January 2008.
Morgan signed a two-year "golden handcuffs" deal with ITV in May 2008,
reportedly worth £2 million per year. As part of the deal, he would
continue as a judge on
Britain's Got Talent
Britain's Got Talent for at least two more
series and front a new chat show. He also made some interview
specials, plus three more documentaries from various countries.
Morgan's golden handcuffs deal was the first signing by ITV's new
director of television, Peter Fincham. On 8 September 2008, Morgan
featured in The Dark Side of Fame with Piers Morgan, produced by BBC
He returned to ITV in February 2009, with the series, Piers Morgan
On..., which saw him visit Dubai,
Monte Carlo and Hollywood. The
series positioned Morgan as a modern-day
Alan Whicker and received
strong viewing figures for the channel. The programme returned for
a second series in 2010 when Morgan visited Las Vegas.
His show, Piers Morgan's Life Stories, began on ITV in 2009 with
Sharon Osbourne as the subject of the first episode. Other guests
on the programme included Cheryl and the then Prime Minister
CNN announced on 8 September 2010 that Morgan would replace Larry King
in the network's evening line-up with his show,
Piers Morgan Live,
beginning on 17 January 2011. After poor ratings, CNN
announced that the show was to be axed. It was cancelled in
February 2014 and ended its run in March 2014. Commenting on the
viewing figures, Morgan said that he was "a British guy debating
American cultural issues, including guns, which has been very
polarizing, and there is no doubt that there are many in the audience
who are tired of me banging on about it."
From 13 April to 17 April 2015, Morgan guest-hosted five episodes of
Good Morning Britain on ITV and became a permanent co-host on November
2015, appearing alongside
Susanna Reid and Charlotte Hawkins.
From 2016–2017, Morgan interviewed female murderers on the TV series
Killer Women with Piers Morgan. He also presented Serial
Killer with Piers Morgan, as part of the 2017 Crime & Punishment
season on ITV.
Morgan was the winner of the U.S. celebrity version of The Apprentice,
in 2008. He was eventually the overall winner, being named Celebrity
Apprentice by host
Donald Trump on 27 March, ahead of fellow finalist,
American country music star Trace Adkins, and having raised
substantially more cash than all the other contestants combined.
He predicted Trump's election as
President of the United States
President of the United States and
describes himself as a close personal friend of Trump. Morgan
strongly objected to the
Women's March on Washington
Women's March on Washington on 21 January
2017, the day after Trump's inauguration, describing protesters as
"rabid feminists". The actor
Ewan McGregor was booked for Good Morning
Britain the following Tuesday, but pulled out after arriving at the
studios when he discovered Morgan would be conducting the interview.
He disagreed with Morgan's statements on the women's march.
Morgan appeared on ITV's
Loose Women panel show in late January 2017,
and was challenged to repudiate Trump. He refused to do so,
despite stating that he disagreed with him on many issues and would
not have voted for him: “I don’t agree with him about guns, I
don’t agree with him about climate change, I don’t agree with him
about abortion," and also disagreed with he then-recent Executive
Order 13769 which bans visits to the US from citizens of seven
Muslim-majority countries. Morgan said that he found "the principle
of" the ban "understandable", but disagreed with "the way [Donald
Trump] has gone about it".
Nearly a fortnight later, on the American talk show Real Time with
Bill Maher, Morgan said "There is no Muslim ban", as "85% of the
world's Muslims are allowed in the country". Another participant in
the discussion, Australian comedian Jim Jefferies, immediately told
him to "f*** off", adding in part "
Hitler didn't kill the Jews on the
first day, he worked up to it". After the novelist J. K. Rowling
tweeted "Yes, watching
Piers Morgan being told to f*** off on live TV
is *exactly* as satisfying as I'd always imagined", the two began an
exchange of words on the social media site.
Morgan voiced rare criticism of Trump after the president retweeted
Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the minor
Britain First party in late
November 2017. He tweeted to Trump: "What the hell are you doing
retweeting a bunch of unverified videos by Britain First, a bunch of
disgustingly racist far-right extremists? Please STOP this madness
& undo your retweets".
Main article: President Trump – The
Piers Morgan Interview
Donald Trump on Good Morning Britain in March
In January 2018, Morgan presented President Trump – The Piers Morgan
Interview for ITV. Although Morgan was praised by some for his
supposedly "direct" attitude towards Trump, the majority of
viewers thought of the interview as "sychophantic" and a "love-in" for
Trump, with 88% of viewers polled by the
Radio Times on Twitter
viewing Morgan as being "too soft" on Trump.
Morgan appeared as a guest on the satirical news quiz Have I Got News
for You in an episode transmitted on 24 May 1996. In it, show
Ian Hislop accused Morgan of having him followed and having
his house watched. The conflict escalated and at one point the host,
Angus Deayton, asked if they wished to go outside and have a fight.
Later on, guest panellist
Clive Anderson confronted Morgan commenting,
"the last time I was rude to you, you sent photographers to my
doorstep the next day", to which
Piers Morgan retorted, "You won't see
them this time." The audience responded loudly in favour of
Hislop. "We're about to start exposing the moon-faced midget",
Morgan was quoted as saying in 2002, to which Hislop responded, "all
he's been offering for information about my private life is a £50
reward. My friends think that's not nearly enough."
In 2007, Hislop chose Morgan as one of his pet hates on Room
101. In doing so, Hislop spoke of the history of animosity
between himself and Morgan and revealed that after their exchange on
Have I Got News For You
Have I Got News For You (which was shown as a clip), Morgan's
reporters were tasked with trying to get gossip on Hislop's private
life (including phoning acquaintances of Hislop), and photographers
were sent in case Hislop did anything untoward or embarrassing while
in their presence. Neither the reporters nor the photographers
succeeded. Hislop also revealed that Morgan had attempted to quell the
feud in an article in The Mail on Sunday, saying, "The war is over.
I'm officially calling an end to hostilities, at least from my end.
I'm sure it won't stop him carrying on his 'Piers Moron' stuff" (a
reference to the habit of Private Eye, the fortnightly satirical
magazine which Hislop edits, referring to Morgan as Piers "Morgan"
Moron). Hislop, who had been engaged in work on a World
War I documentary at the time, responded by asking "Is that an
armistice or an unconditional surrender?" Although
Paul Merton –
host of Room 101 and co-team captain alongside Hislop at Have I Got
News For You – agreed to put Morgan into Room 101, Merton comically
rejected Morgan as being "too toxic" for Room 101.
In October 2003, journalist and television personality Jeremy Clarkson
reportedly emptied a glass of water over Morgan during the last flight
of Concorde. In March 2004, at the British Press Awards, Clarkson
punched Morgan three times in a clash over The Mirror's coverage of
his private life, and accusations that Clarkson did not write his
column in The Sun himself. Morgan reported on a rapprochement with
Clarkson in the epilogue of his book, Don't You Know Who I Am?
On 4 February 2014, transgender advocate
Janet Mock appeared as a
Piers Morgan Live
Piers Morgan Live to discuss her memoir, Redefining Realness.
After the interview aired, Mock sent a series of tweets criticising
Morgan for describing Mock as being "formerly a man". Morgan responded
that he had "never been treated in such a disgraceful manner" by a
guest. On 5 February, Mock appeared as a guest again to debate the
On 28 March 2012, MTV referred to the bad relations between Piers
Morgan and Madonna, reporting that "Morgan has apparently felt
slighted over the years by Madonna ... he claims he was lied to by the
In September 2012, it was reported that Morgan had also banned actor
Kelsey Grammer. Morgan himself claimed, "
Kelsey Grammer saw a photo of
his ex-wife Camille in the open of our show and legged it."
TVGuide reported, "All plans were still a go for the segment until
Grammer actually got in the hot seat and saw the footage the producers
had planned to peg to the segment, including a picture of his
ex-wife". On 26 September 2012, Fox 11 Los Angeles reported that
"many say [it] was an ambush by Piers". The Huffington Post
reported that "before the interview was scheduled, it was made clear
that Grammer would answer all questions, including those about [his
ex-wife]. His sole request was not to show any images of her."
Morgan also has banned actor Hugh Grant, denigrating Grant on Twitter
in May 2011: "
Hugh Grant is now banned, in perpetuity, from
@PiersTonight ... And anything else I ever do. Tedious little
The British Press
On 19 July 2017, Morgan antagonised other journalists when he
willingly breached a
BBC news embargo. This was in connection with the
publication of details of
BBC presenters earning more than £150,000
annually. He announced the details via his
Twitter account about an
hour earlier than the agreed time of publication of the report. He
attempted to excuse his action by falsely describing it as a
'scoop'. "Breaking an embargo is typically considered a
serious breach of trust and can result in the source barring the
offending news outlet from receiving advance information for a long
period of time".
Phone hacking allegations
During Morgan's tenure as editor, the
Daily Mirror was advised by
Steven Nott that voicemail interception was possible by means of a
standard PIN code. Despite staff initially expressing enthusiasm for
the story it did not appear in the paper, although it did subsequently
feature in a
South Wales Argus article and on
BBC Radio 5 Live in
October 1999. On 18 July 2011 Nott was visited by officers of
He came under criticism for his "boasting" about phone hacking from
Conservative MP Louise Mensch, who has since apologised for these
In July 2011, in a sequence of articles, political blogger Paul
Staines alleged that while editor of the
Daily Mirror in 2002 Morgan
published a story concerning the affair of
Sven-Goran Eriksson and
Ulrika Jonsson while knowing it to have been obtained by phone
On 20 December 2011, Morgan was a witness by satellite link from the
United States at the Leveson Inquiry. While he said he had no
reason to believe that phone hacking had occurred at the
he was in charge there, he admitted to hearing a recording of an
answerphone message left by
Paul McCartney for Heather Mills, but
refused to "discuss where that tape was played or who made [it] – it
would compromise a source." Appearing as a witness at the same
Inquiry on 9 February 2012, Mills was asked under oath if she had ever
made a recording of Paul McCartney's phone call or had played it to
Piers Morgan; she replied: "Never". She said that she had
never authorised Morgan, or anybody, to access or listen to her
voicemails. Mills told the inquiry that Morgan, "a man that has
written nothing but awful things about me for years", would have
relished telling the inquiry if she had played a personal voicemail
message to him.
On 23 May 2012,
Jeremy Paxman was a witness at the
Leveson Inquiry. He recalled a lunch with the
Mirror editor in
September 2002 at which Morgan outlined the means of hacking into a
On 28 November 2012, the
Channel 4 documentary Taking on the Tabloids,
fronted by actor and phone hacking victim Hugh Grant, showed footage
from a 2003 interview with Morgan by the singer and phone hacking
victim Charlotte Church, during which he explained to her how to avoid
answerphone messages being listened to by journalists. He said: "You
can access ... voicemails by typing in a number. Now, are you really
telling me that journalists aren’t going to do that?"
On 29 November 2012, the official findings of the
Leveson Inquiry were
released, in which
Lord Justice Leveson said that Morgan's testimony
under oath on phone hacking was "utterly unpersuasive". He stated:
"[The] evidence does not establish that [Morgan] authorised the
hacking of voicemails or that journalists employed by TMG [Trinity
Mirror Group] were indulging in this practice ... What it does,
however, clearly prove is that he was aware that it was taking place
in the press as a whole and that he was sufficiently unembarrassed by
what was criminal behaviour that he was prepared to joke about
Wikinews has related news:
Piers Morgan interviewed by police
investigating phone hacking
On 6 December 2013, Morgan was interviewed, under caution, by police
Operation Weeting investigating phone hacking
Mirror Group Newspapers during his tenure as
On 24 September 2014, the
Trinity Mirror publishing group admitted for
the first time that some of its journalists had been involved in phone
hacking and agreed to pay compensation to four people who sued for the
alleged hacking of voicemails. Six other phone-hacking
claims had already been settled. The
BBC reported that it had seen
legal papers showing that although the alleged hacking could have
taken place as early as 1998, the bulk of the alleged wrongdoing took
place in the early 2000s when Morgan was the
Daily Mirror editor.
The admissions by
Trinity Mirror came whilst the London Metropolitan
Police investigation into the phone hacking allegations was ongoing.
Morgan has always denied any involvement in the practice.
Morgan married Marion Shalloe in 1991 in Hampshire. They have three
sons. Morgan and Shalloe divorced in 2008, and he remarried; his
second wife is Celia Walden, a newspaper columnist and feature writer,
and daughter of the former Conservative MP George Walden.
Morgan is a lifelong fan of
Premier League football club Arsenal
F.C. He has been an outspoken critic of the entire club including
Arsène Wenger on social media and on the radio, and
has called for his sacking. Former Arsenal goalkeeper Bob
Wilson in defence of Wenger labelled Morgan a "pompous
individual". When Arsenal midfielder
Aaron Ramsey met Morgan on
26 April 2015, Ramsey refused to shake his hand due to the criticism
he received from Morgan during the 2012–13 season. Morgan has
responded by calling Ramsey 'whatshisname'.
Morgan is a Roman Catholic.
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