Celebs Pile On Piers Morgan After He Slams Jennifer Aniston

He says she's a hypocrite for her recent column
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 13, 2016 3:07 PM CDT
Celebs Pile On Piers Morgan After He Slams Jennifer Aniston
Piers Morgan angered celebrity Twitter when he took on Jennifer Aniston.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

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 'perfection' by posing for endless magazine covers which have been airbrushed so much that in some cases the celebrity is virtually unrecognizable." He added: "Once you put your body up for lucrative personal gain, I’m afraid you have to accept a level of scrutiny and debate that comes with it." Well, Teigen was not happy. The model tweeted Wednesday, "@piersmorgan saw your piece on Jennifer Aniston. Why do you ALWAYS take the road of being the piece of s--- a--hole? ... particularly with women and people of color. tell me it's just for clicks?? Please tell me you aren't TRULY this vile."

Morgan responded by calling Teigen a "little bundle of hypocrisy" with a "sanctimonious spleen" throwing a "diva tantrum." The back-and-forth continued, with Teigen at one point telling Morgan, "my husband thinks you are one of the most misogynistic, condescending morons on the planet" and Morgan replying, "Well he married you, so we all have our problems." At that point, Teigen blocked Morgan on Twitter. She wasn't the only celebrity calling him out; Anna Paquin also decried his column, tweeting that actresses don't get paid to do magazine covers and don't have a choice when it comes to being Photoshopped. Morgan's response was that magazine covers make celebrities a fortune "in many different ways" and that no one is forced into being airbrushed. Mythbusters host Adam Savage also called out Morgan, and Morgan responded that he's "never heard of" Savage. (Teigen and Morgan last got into it when Morgan called Muhammad Ali racist.)

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