Piers Morgan storms off ITV set again after Lorraine Kelly clash over GMB exit

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Piers Morgan has returned to ITV to chat to his old pal Lorraine Kelly about his brand new TalkTV show.

The 57-year-old presenter was back on the channel on Thursday (April 21) morning to discuss his new TalkTV show Piers Morgan Uncensored.

However, conversation quickly turned to moment he famously stormed off Good Morning Britain last year after he clashed with weather presenter Alex Beresford over Meghan Markle.

The outspoken star offered his opinion on the Duchess of Sussex's then-recent comments about her mental health, including her experiences of racism and suicidal thoughts.

He later stormed off set and quit Good Morning Britain later that day in the midst of widespread criticism from various mental health charities and the general public.

Lorraine, 62, went to ask Piers if she regretted leaving the ITV breakfast show.

He replied: "I only regret that ITV tried to get me to apologise for something that I believed in… I didn't believe [Meghan] then, I don't believe her now."

Lorraine then attempted to move the subject onto the Ofcom ruling, which vindicated ITV following a record-number of complaints made about his remarks.

As she tried to explain that, due to Susanna Reid and others showing balance, they didn't flout the rules.

However, Piers said that he did "not agree with that".

"They said it was a chilling infringement to my free speech," Piers fumed of ITV. "I didn't want to leave… I was told to apologise."

As Lorraine tried to get the interview back on track by a hyped up Piers, she said that while some claimed he had been cancelled, he clearly wasn't as he had his new show.

But he retorted: "I've been cancelled from Good Morning Britain because I wasn't able to stay!"

As the interview came to an end, Piers hilariously recreated his now infamous GMB storm off but walking off set lie on air.

Before heading off the show, Piers branded Alex an "idiot" and said jokingly told Lorraine he's "never coming back" onto her show.

Piers has since admitted that leaving GMB was a sad moment for himself, viewers and his TV wife Susanna Reid.

He explained: "The sort of mystery about the ITV thing is I was simply hired specifically to have strongly held opinions.

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"In fact, the theme music when I first joined Good Morning Britain was Sympathy For The Devil by The Rolling Stones so that's why I felt the way I had to leave in the end was so absurd and the more you look back on it you think 'what was that all about?'

"I went from seeing Susanna [Reid] in her nightie and curlers at 4am every day to not seeing her so we stay in touch through texting and stuff but it was all a bit dramatic and sad really. I think we both feel that."

Lorraine airs weekdays on ITV at 9am and Piers Morgan Uncensored launches Monday, April 25 on TalkTV at 8pm

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