November 28th, 2012

Piers Morgan Discussing Phone Hacking With Charlotte Church

Transcript of the footage of Piers Morgan speaking to Charlotte Church:

PM: “There was a spate of stories that came out because of mobile phones. When they first came out mobile phones journalists found out that if the celebrity hadn’t changed their pin code, right…”

CC: “Yeah, you can access their voicemail.”

PM: “You can access, access their voicemail. Just by tapping in a number. Are you really telling me that journalists aren’t going to do that? If they know they can ring up Charlotte Church’s mobile phone, listen to all her messages…”

CC: “My God”

PM: “Right, now all you have to do and I know it’s hard because celebrities don’t like doing anything for themselves is actually change your security number.”

CC: “Yeah, I’ve changed my security number”.

PM: “And now you don’t have to worry”.

CC: “Exactly”.

Just in case you have forgotten, Piers claims:

“I do not believe that any story we published … was ever gained in an unlawful manner, nor have I ever seen anything to suggest that.”

He told Leveson:

“… I had no reason or knowledge to believe it was going on.”

Uh oh…


87 Comments

  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    “we can work it out”

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  2. 2
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  3. 3
    Plato says:

    What does this add, really?

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  4. 4
    Louise Mental says:

    We’ve Got him Guido! Good work!

    Mind if I use it?

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  5. 5
    Money Saving Expert says:

    Switch religion to islam, register your house as a place of worship and you won’t have to pay Council Tax.

    Another simple way to save money in these austere times.

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  6. 10
    Money Saving Expert says:

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  7. 11
    anon says:

    how should I get the crumbs out of my beard?

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  8. 12
    IMHO says:

    ♪♪ there is nothing like having sex in a Church, nothing in the world ♪♪

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    • 77
      Poysond Chalice says:

      Aisle be seeing you in all the old familiar places…..

      (Some younger viewers may not recall that hit from the 1940s. Google is your friend.)

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  9. 16
    Money Saving Expert says:

    Switching to Islam has many hidden advantages if you are already on benefit.

    One simple way is to take more than one wife, now although this is strictly speaking illegal here the state will pay benefit for the mutiple spouses albeit on a sliding scale.

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  10. 21
    Money Saving Expert says:

    Top tip for slaugherhouses— Switch to Islam and you will save thousands of pounds in unnecessary electricity as you will no longer need to carry out that old fashioned humane slaughter.

    Islam, you know it makes sense.

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  11. 22
    Moussa Koussa Mark 2 says:

    Oh Guido you are a f*ucking Piers bore

    When is it gonna sink in. New International and all the SCUM who work for it are f*cked.

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  12. 24
    Ed Balls - Shallow Chancer says:

    I think I’m going to cry again..

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  13. 27
    Ed Miliband (Prime Minister designate) says:

    Foreign Secretary William Hague says the UK is set to abstain in a key vote on whether the Palestinians should be given upgraded diplomatic status at the United Nations.

    Told you all a couple of threads ago.

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  14. 28
    Liquid lunch again, Geedo? says:

    I wouldn’t mind specking to Charlotte Church.

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  15. 29
    Steve Miliband says:

    Either
    a Bang him up
    b Make CNN sign him up forever

    Just as long as he stays out of the limelight

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  16. 32
    Carter Smunt says:

    Or if you are a REAL, EXTREME BELIEVER OF EYE SLAMING AND SNACK BARS then blow up MOSQUES and yer buddy Hague will send ya lots of shiny guns:

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    • 42
      Anon says:

      Could they be contracted to work in the UK?

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      • 51
        Carter Smunt says:

        Say the ‘majic’ words and they’ll appear: “Allo Snackbar”

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      • 67
        HappyHour says:

        God bless them… are they infighting now? The glorious religion of ‘peace’. 1400 years of violence against others and amongst themselves and they’re still going strong with it!

        As to your question… only if they can have free houses, full-benefit entitlements and then reminisce and demand the laws that they are supposedly fleeing from be implemented in their entirety here whilst spouting out hate and hiding behind the ‘Human Rights’ debacle.

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        • 80
          Minnie Ret says:

          We can probably agree to free housing and some pocket money while they do their work – so long as the promise to peace off back whence they came when the job is done.

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  17. 39
    Fernando DLC says:

    Whatever happens, one positive thing to come out of this whole business is that Piers Moron will probably be keeping his trap shut a lot more than he used to.

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  18. 45
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    If Leveson doesn’t cite Piers Morgan’s evidence specifically, and mention how those who appe*ared at the hearings were all self-serving masters of mendacity, present company excluded of course, how can he expect that anyone will take the Report seriously, and that people like Piers should be regulated for their own as well as the public’s good? You’d think Brian would want to make some pretence at evenhandedness, just for look’s sake if for no other reason; “It’s mostly Rebekah Brooks, but let’s just throw in a few (dis)honourable mentions for good measure whilst we’re at it!”

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  19. 49
    Carter Smunt says:

    I wonder what Rebekka Brooks is doing this Saturnalia? Rumour has it, that shes stashed £3.5 million in her broomstick. She might even get invited to go riding with Cameron or help stuff his Goose?
    We defo need the very esteemed Leveson, the lawyers, Common Purposites and various miscreant celbs and degenerates to tell us that the red witch is a very naughty naughty ladyeee.

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    • 56
      WiccaWarlock says:

      On behalf of the UK Wicca, I would like to state categorically state that the ‘Red Witch’ known as Rebekka Brookes is not associated with any official coven and her views do not represent ours. The Wiccan view is that she is a very naughty lady.

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  20. 50
    My flooded fine and red land says:

    jeeeezuz wept! Did they have a shag afterwards? If not, Charlotte has become fussy.

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  21. 54
    WhiteHat Geek says:

    Voicemail hacking is an OFCOM / TeleCommunications industry problem. The security protocol is inexcusably poor. If Piers can figure it out the hack, well… What he doesn’t mention to CC is that 4 digit codes are no real security either. Even if you change your voicemail PIN, it is still easy to compromise. Issue of how ex-directory numbers got into public domain has not been discussed at all. Crimes were committed, it was morally and ethically wrong, but it should not be a reason to compromise the liberty of the press.

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    • 55
      My flooded fine and red land says:

      It still fascinates me that Vodaphone has not been impicated yet, with regards Westminster mobile contracts then. Quite bizarre in fact.

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      • 57
        BlackHatGeek says:

        Don’t shout too loud, some of us have a living to earn.

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        • 72
          My four by four trolls the streets of London says:

          money for corrupt rope. from My flooded fine and red land.

          Sorry friend tend to change my handle for each thread, today I am thus.

          But one for you think of, the comment that is, in your line of work, establishment totally d-noticed corrupt.

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      • 60
        WhiteHat Geek says:

        Procreating Elephant in the living room bizarre, one could say.

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  22. 62
    keredybretsa says:

    It was going on. I had no reason or knowledge to believe it.

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  23. 73
    Snotrocket says:

    So, according to the vid, Morgan told Church about the voice-mail scam back in 2003 and she admitted to him that she had changed her pin code. They then agree that her voice-mail is safe from being hacked.

    So, what was she telling Leveson about having had her voice-mail hacked? Was she saying it happened more than NINE years ago? Not if her sworn testimony to Leveson is to be believed….

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  24. 82
    Fictitious people watch says:

    What have, Gordon Browns cleaner, Jim Devines electrician and Benji the bin man all got in common ?

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  25. 83
    Frank says:

    Well this isn’t quite damning enough, he can still insist that, though he was aware it could be done, he thought it wasn’t being done on his watch.

    Must try harder Guido

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  26. 86
    Admiral Ackbar says:

    Found it, it’s The Castle Inn in Dover. Let’s get down there and drink till we’re violently drunk. And then be violent!

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