PUBLISHED: 23:19, Tue, Oct 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 00:29, Wed, Oct 28, 2020
Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan, 55, was embroiled in a very public Twitter row with Channel 4 star Kirstie Allsopp, 49. The pair clashed in March after the Location, Location, Location star was criticised for travelling to her second home in Devon during lockdown.
Piers has since claimed that Kirstie complained to ITV chiefs following their clash and requested that the TV anchor apologise.
It comes after the Channel 4 presenter had received backlash about visiting her second home in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.
At the time, Piers told Kirstie to quit moaning and instead support NHS workers.
He has since claimed the presenter wanted an apology following their Twitter row.
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Kirstie Allsopp 'demands apology' after furious public spat with Piers (Image: ITV)
Piers Morgan is a host on Good Morning Britain alongside Susanna Reid (Image: ITV)
“She got a load of TV execs to call me up trying to get me to stop and apologise," Piers remarked.
“I was like, ‘You’ve got to be joking’. It was a very short phone call. I said, ‘I’m entitled to my opinion and I intend to keep saying it’, which they accepted.”
He added to the Mirror: “Everyone’s going to have an opinion but you should respect opinions you don’t agree with.”
Express.co.uk has contatced Kirstie Allsopp's representatives for comment.
Following the backlash of her trip to Devon, Kirstie took to Twitter and wrote at the time: “The last 24 hours has been utterly horrible, full of vile, unpleasant and frankly frightening comments.”
Kirstie Allsopp is a Channel 4 presenter on