Piers Morgan to leave CNN
Piers Morgan, to put it mildly, has been ruffling some feathers lately. It is very likely that Piers Morgan Live will be canceled in the coming months. In honor of his departure, lets look at a brief recap of some of Piers Morgans most recent scandals.
1) Phone Hacking
According to ReutersPiers Morgan “has been questioned by London police in connection with allegations of phone-hacking at the Daily Mirror tabloid he used to edit.” If you remember that was when the newspaper in England was hacking into private voice mail accounts and listening to the private messages. The truly scandalous part, if hacking VM isn’t bad enough, they hacked the phone of the recently murdered Miley Dowler, who was only 13 at the time of her murder.
Phone hacking sounds real classy move Piers Morgan, real classy. Now, I’m not a journalist by any stretch of the imagination, but I think there is something, somewhere, within the code of ethics among journalist that warns against doing something like this.
Not somebody I would recommend leaving an unguarded phone by.
2) Anti Gun Laws
Now I am not going to say that I disagree with Piers Morgan very greatly on guns. But you are are going to have a hard time convincing American citizens, that a British guy has a any place trying to take our guns away. We broke away from the British when they tried to tax tea. He will have about as much success with taking our guns as a snowman trying to get a tan.
3) Janet Mock
This one got a lot of people pissed. First, Piers Morgan brought on the popular transgender advocate Janet Mock, and asked her some rather inappropriate comments
Here is the original interview.
After this interview many people took some offense by his comments and questions and he received a decent amount of twitter hate. So far, nothing to bad here, nothing to out of the ordinary. Another old British guy makes some rude comments, big deal, right? Apologize, learn a little, grow as a person, and move on.
That’s when Piers Morgan jumped off the normal ship into the sea of crazy people. For some reason, he was compelled to bring Janet Mock back on, and tear into her, because he was “pretty peeved.” The teary-eyed Piers conducts the hole interview rather indignantly, trying to get Janet admit that she has wronged him.
Getting The Boot
Despite his charming British accent, it seems if Piers Morgan is most likely going to get the boot. According to The New York Times, “[Piers Morgan] and Mr. Zucker had been talking about the show’s failure to connect and had decided to pull the plug, probably in March.” If only he could have connected with the American public as well as he connected with British citizen’s voice mail, he might not be getting canceled right now.