August 9th, 2012

Piers Morgan Slams Fake Photo (No, Really)

Yesterday Media Guido posted a slap down from a Twitter user to Piers Morgan. For some reason someone got the wrong end of the stick and thought the slap had come from Team GB hero Bradley Wiggins. Their version of events went semi-viral, and Piers waded in:

Just imagine being taken in by a fake photo and publishing it?

What sort of “dimbo” would do such a thing?


  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    Hypocrite of the highest order!


  2. 2
    Anonymous says:

    Just what the hell is this twitter thing?


  3. 3
    This won't make you smile says:

    Parkinson’s disease sufferer, 54, held by police at Olympic cycling road race ‘because he would not smile’

    Read more:


    • 5
      This will says:

      Les sour grapes? Vast majority ( 70% ) of French sports fans believe British cycling success ‘is tainted by cheating’


    • 14
      Don't get complacent...vigilance at all times says:

      Classic sign of suicide bomber or someone going to “do” something..better to arrest and hold him than let him “explode” a device or whatever…..then rather than outrage at picking on innocent bystander you’d be complaing that the police noticed him but did nothing ibn case they offended your sensibilities


      • 19
        anon says:

        5 hours?


      • 22
        Dick Cressida says:

        Top comment! I hereby award you a de Menezes award for outstanding service to Plod’s sphincter


      • 24
        Parkinson's sufferer ( but not Mohammed Ali ) says:

        Lets hope it doesn’t happen to you, in years to come.


      • 29
        Socialism Ate My Future says:

        I truly hope that statement was sarcastic wit.


      • 54
        La Fold says:

        No you’re right. Not smiling a classic sign of some of someone away to do something. That and texting and sweating, everybody knows suicide bombers text and sweat.

        Far better to pin everyone down and pump several bullets into their head. Especially if they’re suspiciously brown in a built up area. Then lie about them jumping over barriers after police shouting warnings. In fact lie about police shouting warnings at all. Then try to cover it up. Then smear the dead man. Then have an inquest about his death but quite flagrantly fix the outcome so no one can be found guilty.

        Feel safer just typing that.


    • 21
      bergen says:

      It was an over-reaction but as he was carrying a knife and seemingly behaving oddly (we now know it was his medical condition), it is possible to understand how the copper simply got it wrong without condemning him.


    • 25
      Widescreen2010 says:

      Lucky he wasn’t running to catch a bus.


  4. 4
    Wadley Biggins says:

    Did someone mention me?


  5. 7
    Ah! Monika says:

    George Osborne last night….” one hundred and ten percent….” !!


  6. 9
    Anonymous says:

    We (apparently) have an extradition treaty with the US. Why has Moron not been interviewed over phone hacking?


  7. 11
    CNN says:

    I’ve got a tweet 4 u Piers, you’re fired!


  8. 16
    Anonymous says:

    The man is a grade A c*nt


  9. 18
    Ironside says:

    I wonder if this bloke has any idea how unpopular, if not hated, he actually is.


  10. 23
    Derron Brown says:

    I tell Piers everything when I am not licking his arse.


  11. 26
    Widescreen2010 says:

    When is he going to prison?


  12. 27
    Socialism Ate My Future says:

    Ironic he was on a panel judging talent of which CNN are now discovering he has none…


  13. 30
    Brown out and pay me damages says:



  14. 31

    Oh yes, I recall seeing that Tweet, although I didn’t look into it any more deeply. People be gullible.

    Go Piers, desperately papering over the sweet sweet consonant original put-down…


  15. 32
    Ah! Monika says:

    “Tony Blair ‘deeply worried’ Britain will leave EU
    Former PM says UK’s exit could be sparked by too much power being transferred to Brussels.”

    Horse, gate and bolted come to mind.


    • 36
      Anonymous says:

      He need not worry. Mr Cameron has promised that no more powers will be ceded to the EU without a referendum.


    • 37
      Engineer says:

      Of course he’s worried. He won’t get the President of Europe gig if we do leave.


    • 40
      Lou Scannon says:

      We need to lower the pylons in the south-east to encourage the electricity to run downhill from the continent. Meanwhile, we need to jack up our entrance to the tunnel and dump all our incontinent shit in it so it runs over to France.
      As for Blair, the only things he’s ever been worried about are his wallet and his pension.


  16. 34
    Piers the Moron says:

    America can keep the dimbo Morgan.


  17. 44
    Anonymous says:

    berating athletes for not singing anthem.

    publishing fake photos to put HM Armed forces in even more harm.

    having the front to be a judge on BGT which ends at the Royal Variety Performance.

    Shame Phil the Greek isn’t a young man anymore otherwise he would have twatted the c***


  18. 49
    where's the legacy says:

    I’m a bit bored, I don’t know what to do with the rest of the day.


  19. 50

    I wish someone would send me a photo of a big rancid arse shitting all over Piers Morgan


  20. 56
    fusr2 says:

    Piers Morgan the pinnacle and arbiter of good taste and quality journalism …. Pffft!


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Mycroft says:

Have you read the last bit of Animal Farm?

You know where the animals are looking through the Farmhouse window?

My TV screen was that window at lunch-time today.

Be careful, the sudden self-congratulatory tone, the slightly pudgy outline of indulgence and you become exactly what you should despise.

The jolly face of the Quisling Cameron poses for your camera has mesmerised and deceived you, you who were once not so deceived.

You were no firebrand, you were a damp squib in my opinion, sorry.

You need a damned good kick up the ahse!

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