December 15th, 2011

CNN Confirm Piers Morgan Will Face the Music

The rest of the media finally caught up with what Guido told you four hours ago: Morgan will be before Leveson this week. CNN have confirmed and Guido’s sources say the appearance is pencilled in for Tuesday. You can refresh yourself with Guido’s campaign to get to this point here. Morgan will deny phone-hacking under oath. What could possibly go wrong further down the line…

UPDATE: Rumour has it Morgan has asked to testify via video link from New York. He just can’t stop spinning. His rapidly declining audience will barely notice if he misses one show. Leveson should tell him to get on a plane. Morgan needs to be in the room with one hand on the bible…


91 Comments

  1. 1
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Popcorn will be ready.

    Live chat Guido/Neo Guido and a wave :-)

  2. 2
    Ivor Tapeworm says:

    “Comments (1)”

    I didn’t even need to follow the link to guess who that would be.

  3. 4
    Jimmy says:

    Why would he have been phone hacking under oath?

  4. 6
    Peter Andre says:

    Sniff, sniff, it’s OK, I’ll be alright, just give me a minute, sniff…

    • 39
      Peter Andre's Kids says:

      Eh Dad, knock it off yeah?
      All our mates take the piss out of us at school every time you do this innit,
      You don’t have to cry when you hear Piers Morgan’s name anymore, the pussyole interviews over, y’get me?

  5. 8
    Desperate Dan says:

    You seem to have a bit of a problem with Morgan. I’d rather see Rusbridger in the dock.

    • 34
      Geoff, England says:

      Preferably St Katharine’s Dock. In a box with plenty of ballast.

    • 41
      Jimmy says:

      Guido and Moron are deadly rivals for Rupert’s love.

    • 55
      Anonymous says:

      Yes but this is not the dock is it – it’s an Inquiry. I will repeat my question from an earlier page.

      Can one of you bright lot please re-assure me that all of this evidence being aired at the Leveson Inquiry will not prejudice prosecutions. The ultimate cynic might say this has all been contrived to protect the guilty parties.

      Will what happens here mean he cannot face court?

    • 65
      Anonymous says:

      But strictly speaking it is not the dock is it? Will all of the publicity surrounding the inquiry prejudice legal proceedings and is this all a stitch up?

  6. 10
    Moron's Right Hand says:

    What questions need to be asked of the Moron?

    list/comments/suggestions please

    • 73
      Hang The Bastards says:

      (1) Opening Question

      Why are you such a smarmy K.unt ?

    • 81
      inside-out says:

      They should ask is it true about Sven leaving message on Ulrika’s phone in Swedish, and the Mirror recorded it, and office secretary translating it .

  7. 11
    No2IT says:

    Kid Gloves or The Rack? What do we reckon?

  8. 12
    Jacques Chiracketeer says:

    O/T but great to see the Frogs going Radio Rental about the prospect of losing the AAA status.

  9. 13
    Anonymous says:

    I love the way the innocents here think a pro like Piers is going to get a chewing.

    Bless ‘em.

    • 16
      Albert Pierrepoint says:

      Personally, I think they should just hand the big faced fucker over to me.
      I’ve got a nice strong double noose I had specially made for him and that other Teflon coated slug Blair for a time just like this, stations are queuing round the fucking block for Pay-Per-View rights, go on, lemme at him…

      • 26
        Spanner in the works. says:

        Could we please have the knot at the back of the neck instead of under the chin Albert, oh and not too long of a drop would make good entertainment.

        • 29
          Jimmy says:

          I thought you righties would have stopped doing that after Stephen Milligan.

          • Timmy Tin Foil says:

            The orange was a message from his killers– orange, Ulster, get it? And the MSM and the plod want us to believe it was one of those David Carradine deals! And I’m not even so sure about Mr Kill Bill either…

          • Albert Pierrepoint says:

            Left or Right, they’re all the same to us here at the office, just as long as they’ve got a windpipe and are proven to be top dollar Hunts, they’re gonna drop.
            It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it.

          • jgm2 says:

            Ahhhh. It is you.

            How are things in Alderney?

        • 30
          Monsieur de Paris says:

          Zis is what I like about ze British, zey like to make zeir condemned suffer– ptui! Ze way I do it, no muss no fuss, always get it right ze first time– well, maybe a LEETLE muss…

  10. 14
    An onlooker says:

    I love the way the innocents here think a pro like Piers is going to get a chewing.

    Bless ‘em.

  11. 18
    the world, I fancy, is pink says:

    Why bother with that twerp Billy, just checked out his blog and it’s only good for passing tumbleweed FFS?

  12. 20
    spoon says:

    moron just sums up the lefties in this country and lefties this country has produced.

  13. 21
    Spanner in the works. says:

    Could this be the end of the Piers show.

    • 80
      The Paragnostic says:

      The “What the Editor Saw” machine appears to be broken. Nothing to see here, move along, please.

  14. 24
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    >Is on naughty step again.

  15. 25
    Hello Deer says:

    Fenton, Fenton, Fenton, FENTON, Oh Jesus Christ, Fenton, Oh Jesus Christ, Fenton, Christ, Fenton!

  16. 28
    A message for Merkozy & co says:

    FUCK OFF!

    Signed.
    Czech Republic, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden, Holland, Ireland.

  17. 31
    BillyBob... says:

    French banker says UK should be downgraded first…

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16207748

    Time to get out of the EU…… bunch of ***ts !!

    • 38
      WVM says:

      Indeed, the head of the Bank of France and European Central Bank (ECB) policymaker Christian Noyer said that the UK should be downgraded before France, “which has more deficits, as much debt, more inflation, less growth than us and where credit is slumping”.

      The obvious fact the the British Banks aren’t exposed to club Med debit like the French banks seems to have passed him by, funny little man.

      • 77
        jgm2 says:

        More deficits? Same debt? More inflation? Less growth? What is he talking about? The Maximum Imbecile left this country in the most robust of financial health – he told us so.

  18. 35
    ++BREAKING WIND++ says:

    Standard & Poor’s has just downgraded 10 Spanish banks by applying new ratings criteria, and warned it may lower their short-term scores further.

  19. 40
    WVM says:

    Moderated again, it seems anything I write over one paragraph gets moderated of late???
    I’ll get me coat :(

    • 43
    • 61
      Engineer says:

      It was the dreaded Legume Trap again – Europ-ean.

      • 69
        WVM says:

        Ahh I see now, thanks.
        If memory serves the ban on p*e & r*ce happened shortly after Brillo gave Diane Abbott a pasting on ‘This Week’ in June of last year. The result of which was so many ‘chicken r*ce and p*a jokes/comments the words got banned.
        But I think that time has past now and they should be allowed back.

        Remember her eyes on the ceiling, hahahahaha… classic!

    • 66
      The Paragnostic says:

      May I suggest that if a Firefox user, you ask the Askylist for help? Look in the comments – there’s an app for that there.

      Remember – Google is your friend.

  20. 44
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    Time for a tune :-)

  21. 47
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:
    • 54
      Cell time says:

      I can’t beleive the stupid tool is getting involved with thses sickos, selling kids on ebay! FFS

      • 82
        Fisher says:

        Balls was on the radio earlier supporting the e-petition motion to build financial education into the curriculum – presumably so the fucker can go back to school and learn something…and take his old boss with him.

    • 59
      Engineer says:

      “4 disabled children available on ebay.”

      Doesn’t that count as child trafficking? Where’s Dynaplod when you need him!

      • 67
        The Paragnostic says:

        Surprised Handycock’s not replied to him – plenty of opportunity for the Portsmouth mongfondler there, and he could probably put it on expenses!

    • 60
      not a machine says:

      Hat or supporting hat in the ring ? bye election wobble ? see if does translate into dirty faction campaign game when results come in .

    • 74
      Hang The Bastards says:

      I would have supported it & bought one. But after seeing Balls endorse it, I decided against it as it must be toxic in some way.

      You just cant fucking trust Blinkey. Not even on this one.

    • 78
      jgm2 says:

      ‘geat’?

  22. 48
    genghiz the kahn says:

    Piers won’t have a leg to stand on.

  23. 49
    Realistic says:

    Ok, Piers was a bit nauseous.

    But on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ he was a revelation; and on ‘America’s Got Talent’ – omg, he’s AWESOME!!!

    • 70
      The Paragnostic says:

      Since I watch neither of those amateur variety shows, I cannot comment on his awesomeness or otherwise. Having been exposed briefly to the genre, I would imagine that the smarmy cunt is just as anodyne a judge as he is an interviewer, so I shall spare myself the experience.

      I suppose you also watch Strictly Come Wasting the License Fee and the Ex-Take That Factor, so I shall give your appraisal of Mr Morgan’s capabilities the respect it deserves.

      • 89
        Hi sailors! says:

        An apposite appraisal for a useless berk: He should go far.

        Take that as you find it….

  24. 50
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

    I fucking hate the foetus faced twat !

  25. 53
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD says:

    SKY NEWS ! The Governor of the bank of France said
    “If anybody is going to lose their “triple A” rating it should be Britain
    NOT FRANCE !

    You frog twat !

    • 90
      Hi sailors! says:

      Is this bloke in danger of being kicked out by the dwarf? Sure looks like it judging by the arse-creeping he is doing, especially considering the dire state of les finances froggies.

  26. 56
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:
    • 63
      not a machine says:

      Well if that be the judgement , could me lud please add , in future mps will be exempt from legal aid criteria ?

    • 76
      The Paragnostic says:

      That exemption only applies to the hearings relating to parliamentary privilege – they still have to repay the legal costs of their respective trials :-)

    • 84
      Cell time says:

      Not what R4 reported, interesting to see who’s right, if it was in any doubt.

  27. 57
    not a machine says:

    I am still in a bit of a tiz on yesterdays press skirmisch , on this subject , but would ne doubt , he was in the same game as those currently enjoying levenson , still find the fake army photos hard to forgive .

    as you say , no point in missing him out in this pan press scandle/enquiry as he was so much of the era and a big player .

    Press freedom is a vital check and balance , there is perhaps the reporting of things in the public domain , opinion and comments , then there are things that are of interest in private matters that need enquiry and response. The press perhaps will end up a sort of regualtion , that if they do not do there homework before publishing and we have smear instead of unanswered questions is what may need pre and post publishing examination .
    Arbiting stories via a sort of czar before publishing has all sorts of problems .
    we are looking at extreme breeches (although on large scale and previous taken as common practice) , self regualtion has clearly not been able to stop an adventure into areas , that are very questionable as what the press should be about , and they blame competition pressures in a way rioters felt urged to nick plasma screens . there is a line of professional standards , perhaps on extreme occasion the reason to risk or break them , the bland accusing the dirty in this business is like negioating price in extortion , from what i have seen so far .
    Should public figures be ruined by errors of falsehoods? , surely the press has to accept somthing about the deliberate and the genuine errorr as do the rest of us .

  28. 58
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:
    • 62
      Engineer says:

      An Iron Lady T-shirt would have been fine, though.

      • 91
        Hi sailors! says:

        My paper today tells me that a taxi dr*ver in Oz was fined a large sum of cash for wearing jeans whilst on duty – ie operating his taximeter cabriolet perfectly competently.

        WTF cares what the operator is wearing so long as he is decent? Has that Julie Whatsername gone quite mad since she grabbed the levers of power?


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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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