Piers Morgan Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

17th August 2015

Quote: "Patrick kept assuring me Blunt isn't based on me, but the more he tried to explain why he isn't, the more similarities he seemed to infer! Suffice to say I shall be watching the show with great interest." Former CNN regular Piers Morgan believes Patrick Stewart's new TV news character Walter Blunt, from upcoming cable TV series Blunt Talk, is based on himself.

14th March 2014

Fact: British newsman Piers Morgan has landed a new job after CNN bosses axed his nightly talk show - he will make a cameo in the big screen adaptation of hit Tv series Entourage. The former America's Got Talent judge will play himself in the film, due out next year (15).

24th February 2014

Tweet: "I want to say to @piersmorgan, I hope you are back on the air very soon, wherever that may be..." Alec Baldwin voices his support for British newsman Piers Morgan, who will step down from his CNN show Piers Morgan Live in the coming weeks.

19th August 2013

Tweet: "Hmmm, just seen Lindsay Lohan 's interview with Oprah - sounds like someone was telling me a load of old porkies (lies) when I interviewed her." Newsman Piers Morgan wasn't impressed with Lindsay Lohan after seeing her candid interview with Oprah Winfrey.

5th February 2013

Tweet: "Re Gazza, he's done me a few favours over the years, it was time to repay them. Hope it works. Down to him now." Tv newsman Piers Morgan explains why he helped pay to check former England soccer idol Paul Gascoigne into a U.S. rehabilitation clinic to tackle his drinking addiction.

8th October 2012

Quote: "I've now had time to reflect on this... and reached the following conclusion: I did absolutely nothing wrong, and Mr Grammer behaved like an unpredictable, erratic, egotistical tool. So I'm making myself duly accountable - and banning him from the show." Tv host Piers Morgan is still angry about Kelsey Grammer's recent last-minute exit from his talk show after a picture of his ex-wife Camille was shown in the credits.

18th July 2012

Tweet: "Hope you're watching my show with Mike Vick tonight, Oprah... that will be $100 please... Love Piers x." Broadcaster Piers Morgan taunts the talk show queen on Tuesday (17Jul12) after they made a bet over who would land the first in-depth interview with the sportsman, who was jailed in 2007 for his part in a dog-fighting ring.

5th June 2012

Tweet: "Sad to see The Queen walking alone into St Paul's. Reminds us what a constant presence, and rock, Prince Philip's been to her for so long." TV host Piers Morgan pays tribute to the hospitalised husband of Queen Elizabeth II during the monarch's Diamond Jubilee thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral, London on Tuesday (05Jun12).

13th March 2012

Quote: "Whenever I see Stella, she prods me in the ribs and says, 'Dad is really grateful you cost him £50 million. Thanks for that!' I'm sure Stella's thrilled, too, because it's her inheritance." Piers Morgan admits Sir Paul McCartney's daughter Stella blames him for introducing the Beatles legend to his ex-wife Heather Mills. The Hey Jude hitmaker was forced to hand over a large slice of his fortune to Mills as part of their divorce settlement.

6th February 2012

Tweet: "Madonna and I finally have something in common - neither of us has sung at the Superbowl" CNN newsman Piers Morgan takes another dig at Madonna following her Super Bowl show on Sunday (05Feb12).

26th November 2011

Tweet: "Congratulations to you and Celia on the arrival of your baby girl Elise! Soon you will change your tune to ready, set, don't go! Ps never let her get into showbiz." Billy Ray Cyrus dishes out some advice to U.S. chat show host Piers Morgan, whose wife Celia Walden recently gave birth to their first daughter.

25th November 2011

Tweet: "It's true. I've become a dad for the 4th time, to a baby girl called Elise. She's absurdly beautiful, and utterly adorable." TV newsman Piers Morgan confirms reports he is a new dad. His wife Celia Walden gave birth to the couple's first child together this week (begs21Nov11).

30th September 2011

Tweet: "Typical. I come back to Britain for some trusty seasonal rain, cold wind and sleet - and get a bloody La-style heatwave." Talk show host Piers Morgan is shocked by the sunny weather gripping his native U.K.

5th August 2011

Fact: Funnywoman Kathy Griffin made Piers Morgan blush during a recent taping of his U.S. chat show by crawling across his desk and smothering the British newsman's face with kisses. The show aired in America on Thursday night (04Aug11).

1st August 2011

Quote: "So I'm officially, de facto, the most popular person called Piers in the world." Piers Morgan celebrates having a million followers on his Twitter.com page.

16th June 2011

Tweet: "I've introduced two celeb couples - Christine & Frank, and MACca & Heather. Sincerely hope my Cupid bow's on better form this time." British newsman Piers Morgan hopes his matchmaking skills for England soccer star Frank Lampard and his new fiancee, TV presenter Christine Bleakley, lasts longer than Sir Paul MCCartney's marriage to model/activist Heather Mills.

31st May 2011

Fact: Piers Morgan has gifted his America's Got Talent co-star Nick Cannon with personalised soccer shirts from his favourite British team Arsenal for his newborn twins, Monroe and Moroccan. Cannon's wife Mariah Carey gave birth to the babies last month (Apr11).

15th April 2011

Fact: George Michael's song commemorating the upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will have its first airing on Piers Morgan's U.S. chat show on Friday night (15Apr11).

4th March 2011

Quote: "The world needs more celebrities like Charlie, guys who simply refuse to play by the conventional rules of life." Piers Morgan is full of praise for troubled actor Charlie Sheen, who appeared on his CNN chat show earlier this week (begs28Feb11).

4th March 2011

Quote: "I want to do an interview with her where she's stark naked. I think she's up for it. We have broached it formally with her." New CNN talk show host Piers Morgan is keen to land a racy interview with Lady GaGa.

4th March 2011

Quote: "It's the most difficult thing about the job, unquestionably. It's been the most difficult thing to sacrifice. I do just miss my kids so much. They do understand it's a pretty big job and they love coming out here to visit, but it's not ideal." British journalist-turned-Tv-presenter Piers Morgan reveals the biggest pitfall of relocating to America to host his new CNN chat show - he misses his three sons.

3rd March 2011

Quote: "Charlie Sheen is now following six people on Twitter and I'm one of them. This may be the greatest moment in my life." Newsman Piers Morgan is thrilled to be followed online by the troubled actor he interviewed on his CNN show earlier this week (01Mar11).

1st March 2011

Tweet: "Wasn't sure Charlie would actually turn up until he turned up - 4 mins before we went on air." CNN newsman Piers Morgan feared he'd be left without a guest after troubled Charlie Sheen made it to the studio just moments before his bizarre interview on Monday (28Feb11).

28th February 2011

Tweet: "4 more people called me 'Colin' last night incl (including) Colombian radio presenter who conducted whole (interview) with me thinking I was Mr. Firth." CNN presenter Piers Morgan is constantly being mistaken for fellow Brit Colin Firth after the actor's Oscar-winning performance in THE KING'S SPEECH. Appearing on the newsman's show recently, Firth admitted he's often mistaken for Morgan.

25th February 2011

Quote: "I noticed that just this week (it) became the most paused moment in movie history, and I figured that this week was the week that you and your team were Googling me the most for the show. So I figured probably you or your team were responsible for this being the most paused... Was it you?" Sharon Stone makes light of a new survey placing her provocative leg-crossing scene in Basic Instinct as the most paused movie scene ever, by blaming CNN interviewer Piers Morgan for the record number.

25th January 2011

Tweet: "Damn and blast, you're all absolutely right, I should have asked Oprah: 'Got any secret half-sisters called Pat we don't know about?' Fail." CNN host Piers Morgan is fuming he missed a scoop when he interviewed Oprah Winfrey just days before she revealed her long lost half-sister to the world on her own TV show.

7th January 2011

Quote: "I am working hard on getting that interview. I've known William a long time and I knew his mother Diana, very well. I spoke with her regularly on the phone." British newsman Piers Morgan is keen to land the first U.S. interview with Kate Middleton before she marries Prince William later this year (11).

5th January 2011

Tweet: "Had great chat with Elton and David and I was right - they ARE absurdly happy. They'll be terrific parents." Broadcaster Piers Morgan describes new dads SIR Elton John and David Furnish's glee after spotting the pair in a Los Angeles restaurant.

15th December 2010

Fact: David Hasselhoff has been announced as one of the new judges on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT following the departure of Simon Cowell and Piers Morgan. The second new talent-spotter is comedian Michael McIntyre. The next season begins in the spring (11).

22nd September 2010

Quote: "Short of being elected Pope, I'm not sure what job I could have landed that would have attracted a bigger reaction." British journalist-turned-TV personality Piers Morgan felt overwhelmed by the congratulatory messages he received following the announcement he is to replace Larry King on his CNN talk show.

2nd August 2010

Fact: Screen siren Eva Mendes showed off a bizarre talent for U.S. TV audiences and AMERICA'S GOT TALENT judge Piers Morgan on Monday morning (02Aug10) - the actress can continue a conversation with her cheeks puffed with air. The British TV personality quizzed the Latina star during a guest co-hosting stint on daytime chat show LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY.

13th April 2010

Quote: "An attractive brunette came up to me in a bar in L.A. last week and purred sweet nothings in my ear about how wonderful I was. She rather spoilt it by saying at the end, 'Lovely to meet you Simon.'" AMERICA'S GOT TALENT judge Piers Morgan wasn't happy about being mistaken for TV mogul Simon Cowell.

13th April 2010

Quote: "Sandra Bullock. We flirted on the Oscars red carpet and now she's suddenly become available just before I'm about to get married. There's still time..." AMERICA'S GOT TALENT judge Piers Morgan reveals his dream date.

4th September 2009

Fact: Noel Gallagher is reportedly set to give his side of the Oasis split in an interviewer to journalist-turned-talent show judge Piers Morgan. The chat will take place on the AMERICA'S GOT TALENT star's LIFE STORIES series on British network ITV1 later this year (09).

15th June 2009

Fact: AMERICA'S GOT TALENT judge Piers Morgan has stripped off to star in a new advert for fast food chain Burger King. The British star is seen wearing nothing but a large golden medallion and a strategically placed cloth in the promo.

22nd April 2009

Quote: "A couple of people are trying to adapt my book The Insider, but the stumbling block is that I want to play myself. Why get Brad Pitt when the real thing is sitting right here?" AMERICA'S GOT TALENT judge and former newspaper editor Piers Morgan on a possible movie version of his memoirs.

22nd March 2008

Fact: Country star Trace Adkins and British media personality Piers Morgan are the two finalists on U.S. reality TV series CELEBRITY APPRENTICE.

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