Piers Morgan, 54, and his Good Morning Britain co-host Susanna Reid, 48, were joined on the show by journalists Andrew Pierce, 59, and Kevin Maguire, 59, to speak about a number of the day’s headlines. One such conversation which arose was about Labour Party leadership contender Rebecca Long-Bailey’s, 40, interview with ITV News last night where she spoke kindly about departing leader, Jeremy Corbyn, 70. Outraged by what he deemed was a “wrong” statement to give, the outspoken presenter took aim at the MP.
Despite the opposition losing a considerable amount of seats in last month’s General Election, Long-Bailey could only offer praise for Corbyn.
She said: “I thought Corbyn was one of the most honest, kind, principled politicians I’ve ever met.
“I’d give him 10 out of 10, because I respect him and I supported him all the way through,” the politician commented, before hitting out at the media for their portrayal of him during the campaign.
With so many longtime Labour voters turning to the Conservatives in the December election, Morgan blasted the leadership contender with regards to her defence of the departing head of the party.
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Piers Morgan savages Rebecca Long-Bailey over Labour election loss: 'You betrayed them' (Image: ITV)
After her comments are read aloud, the host declared: “I’m afraid Rebecca Wrong Bailey, your party was savaged by the voters, your own voters.
“A lot of working class, Northern Labour voters to their boot straps, marched and voted for the posh Etonian.
“And you know why, because you betrayed them on Brexit. You went back on your word. It had nothing to do with nasty media,” he continued.
Morgan added: “Boris Johnson gets as bad a media as he gets good,” refereeing her defence of