Piers Morgan, 55, spoke out in support for Britain’s Got Talent star Ashley Banjo, 31, on Monday after his dance troupe took to the stage of the ITV Saturday night entertainment programme last weekend to perform the topical routine. The four-minute production depicted the death of George Floyd at the hands of American police officers as well as the protests which took place all over the world in the aftermath. However, Good Morning Britain guest Calvin Robinson explained to the hosts he took offence at the scenes he watched on-screen, which led the outspoken journalist to interject in opposition.
The political commentator said: “I’m a big fan of Diversity - I remember when they won and it was a great moment.
“But I think what they tried to do was well-intentioned but very misguided and the British public have said, ‘We don’t want this’.
“It was pre-watershed, it was very violent, it was portraying police brutality and kneeling on necks and taking the knee.