Piers Morgan: 'Don't call Susanna Reid darling'

Piers Morgan has berated former world darts champion Eric Bristow for calling Susanna Reid “darling”.

The two men got into a heated exchange on Good Morning Britain after Eric called footballers “wimps” over the ongoing abuse scandal.

Piers called Eric “a bully” in the bad-tempered interview, saying: “I find you to be the most deeply offensive man to breathe oxygen.”

Piers Morgan (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

When Susanna questioned the former world darts champion about child abuse, Eric replied: “It’s rife darling.”

Piers shot back: “Don’t call Susanna darling. She’s not your darling.”

The interview drew a mixed response.

Eric was dropped as a pundit after tweeting about the sex abuse allegations, saying: “Glad I am a dart player proper men.”


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