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Over 100,000 Sign Petition To Bring Piers Morgan Back To ‘Good Morning Britain’

Piers Morgan has claimed that Meghan Markle had a 'crush' on him during the time they had a 'friendship,' and even 'slid into his DMs'. 
Credit: @piersmorgan/Instagram & AOL BUILD via YouTube

A petition calling for Piers Morgan to return to Good Morning Britain has reached over 100,000 signatures. 

The 55-year-old sensationally quit on Monday evening after receiving a backlash for comments he made about Meghan Markle.

However, he’s now received an outpouring of support from fans, who are urging ITV to bring him back.

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A petition for Piers Morgan to return to Good Morning Britain has surpassed 111,000 signatures. Credit:

The petition reads: “He’s not afraid to speak out and says what a lot of us are thinking. He’s also funny!

“We need Piers to bring an honest opinion to any story – he’s never afraid to say what he believes is right.

“He’s a voice of reason!”

Despite over 40,000 complaints being made to Ofcom, Morgan recently took to Twitter to hint that he isn’t sorry for what he said about the Duchess of Sussex – who is expecting a baby girl with Prince Harry – and has insisted that the ‘freedom of speech is a hill I’m willing to die on’.

“On Monday, I said I didn’t believe Meghan Markle in her Oprah interview,” he wrote. “I’ve had time to reflect on this opinion, and I still don’t. If you did, OK. Freedom of speech is a hill I’m happy to die on.”

He added: “Thanks for all the love and hate. I’m off to spend more time with my opinions.”

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Written by Aimee Walker

Aimee is a senior content editor at IGV who specialises in finding the best original stories, trending topics and entertainment news. She graduated from Birmingham City University with a degree in Media and Communications.