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Piers Morgan says Gemma Collins shouldn’t have to put up with abuse from ‘morons’

Piers Morgan has hit again as nasty critics of Gemma Collins after the TOWIE star acquired demise threats on social media.

The 55-year-old Good Morning Britain presenter jumped to Gemma’s defence after she opened up concerning the horrific on-line abuse she has acquired up to now.

Speaking to Susanna Reid throughout this morning’s instalment of the breakfast present, Piers slammed the “morons” that had taken intention at actuality stars comparable to Gemma.

His condemnation of the vile on-line trolls comes days earlier than Gemma and Piers’ Life Stories interview is ready to air on ITV.

Ahead of the tell-all interview, Piers raised consciousness for the horrific on-line abuse and identified that there was “no accountability” on social media.

“There’s a moment in the show where I talk about the terrible trolling she’s got,” Piers informed his co-star on GMB.



Piers Morgan defended Gemma Collins after dealing with a barrage of vile on-line abuse

“She’s a reality TV star who plays up to her character. Very much like Katie Price. But no one should have to put up with people on Twitter spewing the kind of vile abuse and death threats she gets.

“When I introduced she was on Life Stories out it poured, individuals saying ‘I hope you die’.”

The television star furiously hit out at ‘morons’ that were able to viciously attack people online without being held in account of their actions.



Piers Morgan says Gemma Collins shouldn't have to put up with abuse from 'morons'
Gemma will likely be showing as a visitor on Life Stories later this week

Piers added: “There’s no regulation. If we did that today, spending the next five minutes wishing people dead, we’d be taken off air.

“But nothing occurs to these morons who abuse footballers and even Captain Tom. Gemma Collins ought to have to have individuals wishing her lifeless on a social platform.

“It’s orchestrated. Who are the bosses behind this spewing this stuff?”

Later, Piers admitted that he was really shocked by the extent of on-line trolling the TOWIE star had confronted.



Piers Morgan says Gemma Collins shouldn't have to put up with abuse from 'morons'
Gemma not too long ago joined Piers on Life Stories


Piers Morgan says Gemma Collins shouldn't have to put up with abuse from 'morons'
The emotional interview will likely be aired later this week

“It takes a lot to shock me now with trolling, because I get a lot of it myself, but the overt, horrible abuse that spilled out towards including her people directly wising her dead…” he mentioned.

“There is no limit to this, no barrier to any of this. It’s the wild west on social media with no accountability.”

Gemma and Piers’ candid Life Stories interview is ready to air this Thursday on ITV.

The Essex star is the newest in an extended line of celebrities – comparable to Sharon Osborne, Vinnie Jones and Alan Sugar – that have joined Piers on his present.

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