PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 04:01, Mon, Sep 16, 2019
Susanna Reid has opened about first working with Piers Morgan on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, which saw him join in 2015. The former BBC Breakfast host said things were not good at first and the reaction she received online was “deeply upsetting”. The 48-year-old said the vitriol she was getting on Twitter because of things the outspoken journalist, 54, had said really effected her. Revealing how they left her tearful, the broadcaster reflected on how things improved, especially between the stars of the morning programme.
I found the whole thing deeply upsetting
“I couldn’t believe I was getting attacked for what he actually said,” Susanna commented, in a joint interview with Piers for Daily Mail’s Event Magazine.
“People were saying horrific things about me, saying I wasn’t a feminist… I found the whole thing deeply upsetting.”
When asked why she cared by her companion, he stated: “I don’t. I couldn’t give a toss if people don’t like me.”
But she continued: “But I do. That’s why I do this job. Because I actually care what people think.
“He is the most irritating man in the world, but I’m a professional. I can work with anyone, but it was a shock to the system, and I did find it difficult to sit there trying