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In Interview, Trump Admits He Tweets From Bed

He talks Brexit, feminism, climate change with Piers Morgan

(Newser) - President Trump spilled the beans on his Twitter habits in a wide-ranging interview with British journalist and former Celebrity Apprentice winner Piers Morgan that aired Sunday. The president said he needed social media to defend himself from all the news "that is very false or made up" and admitted... More »

Trump Makes 'Significant Climbdown' in Interview

He says he's ready to apologize for far-right retweets

(Newser) - President Trump made what British TV host Piers Morgan called a "significant climbdown" during an interview in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday. The president told Morgan that he is prepared to apologize for his controversial retweets last year of anti-Muslim videos from the far-right Britain First group, the BBC reports. Trump,... More »

Grilled on 1994 Attack, Harding Attempts an Exit

'Many people are the victims of abuse,' she tells Piers Morgan

(Newser) - The same questions raised by Twitter after Tonya Harding's Golden Globes appearance were raised by Piers Morgan in an interview Tuesday—one Harding nearly cut short. Appearing on Good Morning Britain to discuss the biopic I, Tonya , Harding grew noticeably perturbed as Morgan grilled her about her knowledge of... More »

Ed Sheeran: I Don't Know Why People Hate Me

Singer says he's 'quitting' Twitter because of all the 'mean things' said about him online

(Newser) - "I go on it and there's nothing but people saying mean things," says Ed Sheeran. That's the reason the 26-year-old English singer is offering for why he's "quitting" Twitter, the Sun reports, apparently deciding he just couldn't take those mean statements any longer.... More »

In Twitter Feud vs. JK Rowling, Piers Morgan Kid Abandons Dad

'Harry Potter' author seems to be winning against Brit who shall not be named

(Newser) - The Guardian reports on the newest feud between "two of Britain’s best known international exports:" It all started when JK Rowling tweeted early Saturday regarding Piers Morgan's appearance on Bill Maher's talk show, noting that watching Morgan being "told to f--- off on live... More »

Celebs Pile On Piers Morgan After He Slams Jennifer Aniston

He says she's a hypocrite for her recent column

(Newser) - Chrissy Teigen and Piers Morgan are at it again . Morgan responded to Jennifer Aniston's recent diatribe against the tabloid media's obsession with scrutinizing women's bodies with a column in the Daily Mail in which he says Aniston and other female celebrities "deliberately perpetuate the myth of... More »

Lots of People Not Happy Piers Morgan Called Ali Racist

The backlash has been fierce

(Newser) - Piers Morgan thinks Muhammad Ali was "the greatest superstar icon of my lifetime," but he also thinks the boxer was racist, at least early in his life. "Muhammad Ali said far more inflammatory/racist things about white people than Donald Trump ever has about Muslims. #fact," Morgan... More »

Kim Kardashian Now in at Least 3 Nude Feuds

Naked selfie sparks Twitter uproar

(Newser) - Kim Kardashian tweeted a nude selfie Monday, and is now in a bit of a spat with three other celebrities who didn't react kindly to it. Bette Midler tweeted , "Kim Kardashian tweeted a nude selfie today. If Kim wants us to see a part of her we've... More »

CNN Pulling the Plug on Piers Morgan

Host admits he's failed to connect with Americans

(Newser) - Piers Morgan Live will soon be dead after three years of low ratings, the British host says. Morgan, successor to Larry King in CNN's key 9pm slot, says the show has "taken a bath in the ratings" lately and the network will probably pull the plug as soon... More »

15 Celebs Who Were Banished From Talk Shows

Madonna, Piers Morgan, and Hugh Grant were all banned

(Newser) - Ever shown a rude guest the door and slammed it hard enough to send a message? Well, talk show hosts have performed the same bold feat—and with some of the major egos of Hollywood. Styleblazer lists 15 stars who were told to never return:
  • Hugh Grant. Daily Show host
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10 Crazy Celeb Interviews

One of them involves removing an artificial leg on-air...

(Newser) - When celebrity interviews go wrong: Radar rounds up 24 of the absolute weirdest and craziest sit-downs. A sampling:
  • Princess Diana, separated from Prince Charles and having learned he cheated on her, told Martin Bashir, "There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded."
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Former Ricin Suspect: 'I Don't Even Eat Rice'

Gives Piers Morgan the weirdest interview of his life

(Newser) - Paul Kevin Curtis, the eccentric celebrity impersonator previously suspected of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama, appeared on CNN 's Piers Morgan Live yesterday, shortly after being released from seven days in prison. "I heard the word 'ricin' for the first time in my life by a... More »

Zimmerman Bro: Twitter Tirade a 'Mistake'

Robert Zimmerman says his racially charged comments not helpful

(Newser) - George Zimmerman's brother is apologizing for his racially charged Twitter rant earlier in the week, saying it was wrong and probably bad for his brother's case, reports Reuters . Robert Zimmerman posted pictures comparing the teens who shot a baby in a stroller last week to Trayvon Martin, tweeting... More »

Texas Parents: OK, We Won't Make Daughter Get Abortion

Girl, boyfriend to get married, says boyfriend

(Newser) - After being slapped with a lawsuit , a pair of Texas parents have agreed in court that they won't demand their 16-year-old daughter have an abortion. "We just achieved an agreed order," the daughter's lawyer says. No one can be forced to have an abortion, even if... More »

Cooper: Who Cares if Beyonce Lip-Synced?

'Francis Scott Key would send her a fruit basket,' he says

(Newser) - Amid the "did she or didn't she" debate surrounding Beyonce's alleged lip-syncing of the national anthem on Inauguration Day, Anderson Cooper has weighed in on the side of "so what," reports Mediaite . "I’m releasing a statement right now saying I just don’t... More »

White House: Piers Morgan Gets to Stay

Except Jay Carney didn't use words 'Piers' or 'Morgan' in statement

(Newser) - Let's say you're the White House. You're obligated to reply to any petition that gets enough signatures on the "We the People" site—even the one to deport Piers Morgan over his gun-control stance. What do you do? Well, you could issue a statement that never... More »

Piers Morgan: My Guest Was 'Best Argument' for Gun Laws

Alex Jones' rant was 'really quite scary,' he says

(Newser) - CNN's Piers Morgan thinks gun-rights proponent Alex Jones's memorable appearance on his show last night made a fine case—for his opponents. "He was the best advertisement for gun control you could wish for," Morgan tells Politico , referring to the conservative radio host. "That kind... More »

Pro-Gun Petition Founder Blows Up at Piers Morgan

'1776 will commence again,' Alex Jones warns host

(Newser) - Things got pretty heated on Piers Morgan Tonight as the host came face-to-face with the man who started a petition to deport him for supporting gun control. Morgan barely got a word in as conspiracy theorist talk show host Alex Jones attacked him as a "hatchet man of the... More »

Piers Morgan: The Bible Is 'Inherently Flawed'

CNN host crosses swords with pastor Rick Warren

(Newser) - Is Piers Morgan bucking for a new petition to get him deported? Following one to have him sent to Britain over his views on guns—and another by Brits refusing to take him back —the suddenly controversial CNN host called the Bible "inherently flawed," reports the Daily ... More »

Want to Deport Piers? You're Un-American

Tommy Christopher: What's patriotic about having the government silence people?

(Newser) - In theory, the White House's "We the People" petition site is a great way to let Americans interact with their government. In practice, it lets a small number of morons "shame the entire nation before the world," writes Tommy Christopher at Mediaite . The latest example: The... More »

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