February 14th, 2014

Fears for Piers in Kensington

“I know of no cases of phone hacking,” the Mail Editor-in-chief Paul Dacre told the Leveson Inquiry. “Having conducted a major internal inquiry, I am as convinced as I can be that there is no phone hacking on the Daily Mail. I don’t make that statement lightly.” Today’s news that Piers was questioned under police caution late last year is the closest Associated Newspapers have come to being tainted by hacking, even though Morgan’s alleged involvement/knowledge stretches back to a time when he was working for a rival news group.

“Piers Morgan’s role as a Mail on Sunday columnist must surely come under pressure now” says an insider at the paper who has knowledge of Morgan’s vast salary, secured when editor Geordie Greig’s predecessor Peter Wright was in charge. “Geordie didn’t hire Morgan, so he shouldn’t find it a problem to release him. It’s a piss poor column anyway.”

Could Dacre and the increasingly influential Lady Rothermere, wife of the proprietor, find themselves in rare agreement in believing that any association with Morgan is bad for business as long as he has a hacking cloud hanging over him? And heaven knows how CNN took the news.


  1. 1
    Prime Minister David Cameron says:

    Freddy Krueger is back.

  2. 2
    Politicus says:

    He’s got the Gordon Brown touch, everything he touches turns to shite. The Mirror, CNN and now the Daily Mail staff must be worried.

  3. 3
    Dacre's jockstrap says:

    Lady Rothermere Guido

    Ignorant bum

  4. 4
    Magaluf Engerlander says:

    Piers Moron – the thinking man’s insider trader and all round, grade A tw4t.

  5. 5
    Anonymous says:

    Lady Rotherham?

  6. 6
    Fluffy Wheatabix says:

    Well, it all happened years ago with no witnesses so the CPS won’t go near this one.

  7. 7
    Stuart Hall says:

    That’s what I thought

  8. 8
  9. 9
    Anonymous says:

    Lady Rotherham? By eck.

  10. 10
    C.O.Jones says:

    I am sure that some private dicks now know their worth (or the value of their old phone books).

  11. 11
    Milly Junior says:

    Thicks hundwed and fifty MPth are thitting in Twanthit vanth waiting to go down to Thummerthet to help with the fludth. We are the wheel heroes in thith tewwible catathtwophy.

  12. 12
  13. 13
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    Am no real fan of Mirror Group, but they made a big mistake in hiring M’organ.

    Real wrong doing is yet to be proven, but the lows he dragged certain publications to with the faked maltreatment of !raqis by UK soldiers still to this day remain beneath contempt.

    His show in the US has been moved to a later slot apparently because no one watches it.


    He will not be missed over there.

  14. 14
    dai ingenuousely says:

    we can be sure that mr dacre’s search for and commitment to telling the truth has the same gravity as the mail’s normal news coverage

  15. 15
    testiclees says:


  16. 16
    Gaye Mann (Mrs) says:

    I thought you’d just died?

  17. 17
    The Fragrant But Deceived Celia says:

    I’m very influencial and I have always believed anything and everything Piers tells me and he tells me everything.

  18. 18
    C.O.Jones says:

    Could we not lower the threshold of evidence required. Just to be different, because he is such a nice guy.

  19. 19
    Lord Mandelson, the Golden Dildo says:

    Lady Rotherham is my best friend

  20. 20
    burkes peerage - the anthology of peerless berks says:

    touch of the ‘duchess of dorking’ here?

  21. 21
    dai wondering says:

    five berks on a wall?

  22. 22
    Dirty Digger says:

    I call her Lady Rotherham

    I hate England

  23. 23
    David Canute says:

    Just who are these UKIP chappies?

  24. 24
    dai justly says:

    the courts have just tried this in the inappropriate behaviour cases – but we have to pay for it – we don’t seem to win any way round

  25. 25
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    Water distribution in most of Californ!a is predominantly man managed. Most of the land used for farming in the Valleys is irrigated.

    The cities (such as San Francisco / Los Angeles etc.) are fed by this system, and take priority.

    Droughts do occur down there from time to time, usually coincident with El Niño, which sees less rainfall in the US.

    Bear in mind that the past few years there has been very low rainfall across the US, which has been contributing to increased food prices globally.

    This has nothing at all to do with ‘global warming’ but is a normal part of the local Californian climate. This can also happen when interested parties wish to manipulate the price of farmland, or free up land for urban development. (Think Enron – but with water…)

  26. 26
    dai wondering says:

    well dave – appart from your good self…….er….

  27. 27
    Lady Rotherham says:

    I saw Micro Guido filling sandbags today

    Whatever next?

  28. 28
    Baroness Stephanie Fry says:

    Cameron is right to hail Wythenshawe as a great success for his party.
    If it weren’t for people voting for Labour or UKIP his lot would have come first and that is nearly a fact

  29. 29
    walking into darkness says:

    I wouldn’t risk taking this to trial just on the off chance the jury makes a mistake and doesn’t lock him up. Let’s just chuck him in the water and see if he floats.

  30. 30
    C.O.Jones says:

    Then what about the prosecution using the “in my water” threshold?

    “He is guilty your Honor, I can feel it in my water”

  31. 31
    And I mean this most sincerely says:

    I think Nigel Farage deserves every award going. There aren’t many would be prepared to devote so much time, passion and personal resource to creating a party for those with learning difficulties and anger management issues.

  32. 32
    Peter Ellis says:

    Lady Rothermere, surely? Rotherham is a bit down market for Bubbles

  33. 33
    Jack says:

    There are hundreds of hacks who should be in jail

    It’s just because Murdock’s hacks did it on such an industrial scale and got caught that Dirty Digger now wants to drag the others down with him

  34. 34
    Jack says:

    Rothermere is to champange

    What Rotherham is to beer

  35. 35
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    This may sound like a really stupid question, but:

    Why am I seeing two Princes of the realm actually helping with the practical aspects of flood defence, yet seeing Dave standing around like a broken teapot with Miliband Syndrome ?

    Top marks for W’illiam and H’arry – and they are doing absolutely the right thing, as C’harles did when he went out to see the damage himself the other week.

    But Dave ?

    Seriously, what the fuck does the tool think he is gaining ?

    He should get at least a couple of photo’s of himself shifting some sand bags.

    If the Prince’s can keep at it long enough for the Pappz to capture shots of them playing catch as they build up a few walls, what is Dave’s excuse ?

    Thatcher would have rolled her sleeves up…

  36. 36
    GoneAway says:

    ….or sacrifice farming in favour of a fish no one has ever heard of – like molluscs in the Thames, eh ?

  37. 37
    Moribund the Burgermeister says:





  38. 38
    Persona non grata says:

    Labour won by 9,000 votes, postal votes = 10,000. It’s not rocket science is it. And if it wasn’t for the fauxservatives splitting of the vote, and it would have been a lot closer.

  39. 39
    Small chili = wind of doom says:

    Christ, if I knew the price I’d pay for putting some chili in my dinner last night, I wouldn’t have done it. All day I’ve had horrendous stomach cramps, trapped wind and a burning arse when I’ve had a dump.

  40. 40
    Peter Ellis says:

    Senility advances. NOT Bubbles ! Remember her around Belgravia. Didn’t realise she was no longer with us !

  41. 41
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    The environmentalists in California make the nutbars in the UK look sane.

    But they are kept away from the important stuff like energy production / distribution, and water.

    This is reflective more of the dry Summers.

    Perhaps also the US has stopped stealing water from Lakes M!chigan and Superior as well. That was causing friction with Canada when it became too obvious a few years back…

  42. 42
    P l e b says:

    I nominate Pickles to shift a few sandbags. He could certainly do with losing a few pounds / stone.

  43. 43
    Anonymous says:

    A man educated beyond his intellect and a smarmy bastard to boot!

  44. 44
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    Oh – and they cannot really do desalination as much now with the radioactive nature of the Pacific water thanks to F’ukushima.

    No rain in California is a good thing as it is also helping to minimize the fallout contaminating the land in that state from J’apan.

  45. 45
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    Chris Smith should. He is paid to do this after all.

  46. 46
    dai excretely says:

    regular emptying of the bladder and the bowels is indeed to be encouraged and forms part of any ‘major internal inquiry’ of the type undertaken so heroically by mr dacre

  47. 47
    Cinna says:

    I wouldn’t piss on him if he was on fire.

  48. 48
    dai broke says:

    sounds like most city employees – clever but not intelligent

  49. 49
    Mr Nobody says:

    Gordon Brown, Ed Miliband and Piers Morgan… an unholy trio who could do no right.

  50. 50
    dai windily says:

    chilli con carnage?

  51. 51
    Jeremy Clarkson says:

    Everyone I meet tells me I didn’t hit this fucking cocktrumpet anywhere near fucking hard enough.

  52. 52
    B!lly B0wden says:

    I know how you feel sweetie

  53. 53

    He likes to assume that he is the thinking man’s something-or-other but he is actually the non-thinking man’s prick.

  54. 54
    Jack says:

    Where is Boris when we need him?

    He should get his arse into motion

    The Thames Valley if being flooded to save London

  55. 55
    Jeremy Clarkson says:

    I fucking would. Then I’d chuck some more fucking petrol on him.

  56. 56
    The British media are cunts says:

    So where is the outrage from old skidmarks Bryant and fat shit Watson? Needless to say the BBC are spinning this in a very different way from Coulson and co.

    No BBC cameras outside Morgan’s home.

  57. 57
    Casual Observer 6 says:

    I think Boris has it covered.

    He just needs to keep an eye on the Barrier at Woolwich.

    BoJo deserves the label: King Cnut ;-)

  58. 58
    Derron Brown The Bog Man says:

    Dirty Auld Leech! Please Piers don’t grass me up. I will be cleaning the BOGS in prison.

  59. 59
    Joggin is Boggin says:

    Paid millions for sucking on Simon Cowells Brown shit stained cock!

  60. 60
    Simon Cowl says:

    He’s a good friend of mine…

  61. 61
    Dirty Auld Leech says:

    Piers is a Brown Tùúrd.

  62. 62
    Lord Justice Pickles says:

    He’ll float alright cos he’s a turd.

    “Dan Evans has pleaded guilty to two counts of intercepting communications, at the Sunday Mirror and News of the World, one count of conspiring to commit misconduct in public office, and one count of perverting the course of justice.”

    So if phone hacking was occuring at the Sunday Mirror surely it would be occuring at the Mirror (editor: Piers Morgan)?

  63. 63
    Dirty Auld Leech says:

    CNN? Ratings are pish poor!

  64. 64
    jimbo says:

    Lady Rotherme is not influential

    She is just Dirty boy Dacres excuse for sacking people and hiring the cheap seats

    Print is loosing 6 per cent on sales and 10 plus of advertising revenue

    Ala Phillips et al

  65. 65
    (optional) says:

    Good result for Labour, and deservedly so. They are the only credible alternative to the ConLib Coagulation. The writing is surely on the wall for the LibDems. The broken promises and the sheer duplicity of Clegg the Clagnut is coming home to roost, and, again, deservedly so. No one is going to believe anything they say between now and the General Election. Serves them right, they deserve electoral extinction. In respect of the UKIP/Tory vote, I have mixed feelings. I cannot help but take delight in seeing any Tory candidate beaten into third place, because that’s where they belong, beaten and unelected.

    However, that is over-shadowed by my disappointment that the right seems to have opted for UKIP instead. What can a bunch on swivel-eyed loons with effectively only one policy offer the British electorate? I suppose a chance for people to vent their racism and frustration on scapegoats. I’m just glad they didn’t get that much of a proportion of the vote. Nige Fartage can’t really draw much comfort from this result. All they did was effectively split the Tory vote

  66. 66
    Anonymous says:

    FUCK OFF !

  67. 67
    Jim says:

    Labour? Credible alternative? You’re havin a laugh, aint you?

    You want a communistical profligate bunch of millionaires, rather than a profligate bunch of eejits?

  68. 68
    Toby Young's Ugly, Bullied Children says:

    To be fair CNN is, was and has always been fucking shite. It is just TV news for hotel rooms, meaningless rotating wank about nothing. Maybe useful just after you have checked in before you get the wifi password, then it is about as necessary as those healing stones therapy treatment leaflets. No so sure why Guido has such a spike up his arse about him though, maybe because he earns fucking huge sums of dosh for being an obnoxious twunt while Guido is stuck with hawking Amazon links to put food in his kids bellies.

  69. 69
    Dacre's Anal Fissures says:

    When the y!ds start losing money then it must be time for another profit boosting war. Mmm, lets see now, Syria maybe, Iran? Possibly, how about another huge “terrorist” incident then just start bombing random sand n/i/gg.ers?

  70. 70
    Dacre's Anal Fissures says:

    Are you wearing brown lipstick or are you just talking shit? All the fuckheads on here who think they are experts in a particular subject because they have just speed read a wiki page and once saw a video on infowars, Fuck off back to the Icke forum you total fucking dribbletard.

  71. 71
    Off two the bogs to shit out a Piers Morgan says:


  72. 72
    Bye Bye Election says:


  73. 73
    The Market says:

    No-one in their right mind would do it for free.

  74. 74
    Dacre's Anal Fissures says:

    No she fucking wouldnt, well maybe in her later years when she was pissing herself every hour and went down to Temple to “do the gardening”. You really do write some utter fucking shite on here you thick, subservient arsenugget.

  75. 75
    Tom Catesby says:

    There ya go Piers, make a well known phrase or saying out of the following….
    Hits, Shit, Fan.

  76. 76
    inside out says:


  77. 77
    inside out says:

    He was hired by that failed newspaper baron David Montgomery,the same man who negotiated and published the pictures of Lady Di in the private gym.

  78. 78
    Twampersand says:

    Who on Earth is going to buy a newspaper because Piss Morgan writes a column in it?

    I would imagine almost no one.

    So why do people keep employing this prick and paying him shed-loads to write arrant nonsense?

  79. 79
    Anonymous says:

    We need more piers.

  80. 80
    James S'a Ville says:

    The BBC are just as guilty….

    No one seems to notice…. no one seems to care….

  81. 81
    It's Fun being an Upper Thames Duck says:

    Like we need more rainfall !

  82. 82
    Weather Spunkers Watch says:

    Channel 4 just claimed that a lack of rain in Southern California is ‘unprecedented’.


  83. 83
    Tesco is shite says:

    Thatcher makes Dave look like the girl he is. If the useless, lying twat carries on like this he’ll make Cyclops look like a Prime Minister.

  84. 84
    2nd Amendment for the cock of the walk. says:

    What do the yanks have to do to get rid of the nasty piece of work that is Piers Morgan? Put a gun against his head?

    Resign Piers Morgan. Resign!

  85. 85
    Mary Shitehouse says:

    What is the odds that the morally spineless cock of the walk will be on the BBC this week? The BBC’s morals are down the toilet and in the sewers!

  86. 86
    the Pacific says:

    Utter tosh. You have been had by the conspirimongs!

  87. 87
    Mars Attacks! says:

    And like so many Labour Peers, he should be doing a stretch.

  88. 88
    StevieBC says:

    As an expat in NYC, I concur that CNN generally – and Piers’ show in particular – is crap.
    He does manage to get decent guests now and again – but then he applies his infuriating, normal interview mode: talk over the guests, never let them finish a sentence, and talk about himself as much as possible !

    And I can’t believe he STILL has a column in the Mail.
    I distinctly remember when he first started his column in the MoS Magazine – on the inside back page. To be fair, it started off pretty good, and he gave away information about the high and mighty, celebs etc and it was highly readable fun.
    But after a while I noticed that the info sharing had dropped off significantly – and most of the content was about himself.
    I then started to scan the articles to see how often ‘I’ and ‘me’ or ‘my’ appeared – which seemed like every other sentence. So I stopped reading his column.

    Am I jealous, bitter and twisted that a smarmy, pompous, ignorant oaf like Morgan makes huge money – too bloody right I am… ;)

  89. 89
    whatever says:

    Yeah I know what you are saying. But the guy must be secretly dying inside. Los Angeles is LA LA land. Piers isn’t stupid. He knows it’s all fake. He’s making his money and then getting outta there. And yes he hacked phones. Everyone did. Is he going to admit it under oath?. No way. I hope he looks at Andy Coulson and thinks “there for the grace of god go I”, because they were both as thick as thieves and both looking of the next big buck 20 years ago.

  90. 90
    non taxable pikey says:

    Of course he will float, think about it.

  91. 91
    non taxable pikey says:

    The idea of leading from the front is anathema to our sleazeball politicians.

  92. 92
    non taxable pikey says:

    CNN? Cretins News Network?

  93. 93
    Cost-of-Labour-crisis says:

    Ditto ….

  94. 94
    armitage shanks says:

    Piers Morgan the turd that just won’t flush.

  95. 95
    fed up in britain says:

    O shit if cnn sack the Hunt he-ll be back here .NOOOOOOOOOOO

  96. 96
    Aardvark says:

    How many of our boys were killed or maimed after he published that fake photo on the front cover of the Mail – before even checking to find out that it was fake.

    The man should have swung for that.

    He’s not worth the spit of one Para.

  97. 97
    JH23945802439823-04 says:

    Anything that supports lefty watermelon bullshit is ‘unprecedented’.

    Anything that does not supports lefty watermelon bullshit is ‘surprising’.

  98. 98
    Anonymous says:

    Lying on oath,is not a great career move,you could, if you piss off the judge enough get serious porridge.We can be sure Piers would do that,we can only hope that CPS gets him to Court.

  99. 99
    Stanley says:

    You’d think the wheels would have fallen off Morgan’s career long ago, wouldn’t you ?

  100. 100
    Keitho says:

    F ucking brilliant !

  101. 101
    Penfold says:

    Nice to hear that Piers is in the shit……
    Please let their be a God….

  102. 102
    Historian says:

    Leave Canute out of it, and do some research.

  103. 103
    Face facts says:

    Only a dickhead would vote for a Tory arsebandit.

    If you want to keep Labour out, vote UKIP. Cameron has already lost.

  104. 104
    Face facts says:

    gay boy

  105. 105
    Face facts says:

    UKIP 2nd

    Tory arse-bandits 3rd

  106. 106
    Face facts says:

    It was a die-hard Labour area – the tories had no chance – but UKIP came only just behind first.

    UKIP are on the advance.

  107. 107
    Broony Army says:

    I suppose she might be better than that one-legged idiot whose voice mail Piers claimed to have heard.

  108. 108
    Broony Army says:

    No it was that bl…. so called writer, no one knew him ofcourse.

  109. 109
    A pedant says:

    None. It was in the Mirror.

  110. 110
    Four Weddings and a Phone Tap says:

    Morgan interviews Grant about loving dirty women..

  111. 111
    Four Weddings and a Phone Tap says:

    You never see Morgan or Blair in the same room at the same time…

  112. 112
    olden1936 says:

    Surely the winter storm-struck states could spare drought stricken California a few lorry loads of surplus snow?…To tide them over, so to speak

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