Donald Trump brands Piers Morgan a 'fool' for accepting election result
Kicking off his new show Piers Morgan Uncensored, Piers Morgan interviewed former US President Donald Trump and promised a "sensational, jaw-dropping" interview on Monday night's episode - and it did not disappoint.
Morgan, 57, and Trump, 75, went head-to-head for a discussion about cancel culture, Hunter Biden's laptop, the January 6th insurrection, Putin, Ukraine, and more hot topics in the first part of the two-part interview.
It's no doubt the conversation between the two got heated at moments.
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Morgan calls Trump a "sore loser"
Morgan did not avoid being direct with Trump regarding his feelings toward the January 6 insurrection. Calling the former president a "sore loser", Morgan talked over Trump while accusing him of helping incite the insurrection.
Trump responded passionately, but each time the former president tried to blame the insurrection on the stolen election, Morgan interrupted to provide a new point, clearly angering Trump.
Trump calls Morgan a "fool" for believing the election was fair
Speaking on the insurrection and election, which Trump still maintains was stolen, the former president called Morgan "a fool" three times for believing President Joe Biden won fairly.
Is Piers Morgan a fool, or just a liar? pic.twitter.com/GPtLJLlC7v
It's no surprise Trump was not in a happy-go-lucky mood during the interview. Farage confirmed he had given Trump a dossier of negative comments Morgan made about the former president that potentially led Trump to be less friendly.
So, when asked about honesty, Trump did not hold back.
"I am a very honest man, much more honest than you actually," Trump fired at Morgan. When Morgan asked why he felt this way, Trump responded that he had no desire to "get into that" and asked Morgan to continue the interview.
Trump: "I think I'm a very honest man. Much more honest than you, actually."\n\nWell, that was awkward.\n\n@piersmorgan | #MorganTrump | #piersuncensoredpic.twitter.com/kizFsRzqKm
— Piers Morgan Uncensored (@Piers Morgan Uncensored)
How did viewers respond?
Many viewers felt that Morgan did a good job pressing the former president on controversial issues like the election and insurrection.
Finally! Trump found a real opponent that uses the same debate strategy as him
— \ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\udde6 Larry David \ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\udde6 (@\ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\udde6 Larry David \ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\udde6)
Other Trump supporters believed Morgan was trying to make the former president look bad.
\u201cThis is a pathetic attempt to use President Trump as a way to revive the career of a failed television host," @TayFromCA \u2026couldn\u2019t agree more. @piersmorgan I have just had my management cancel my appearance with you for this Wednesday because of your repulsive misconduct today
The only thing I took away from the Piers Morgan/Donald Trump interview smack down was that it\u2019s possible for two fat old Northern Europeans to be uncomfortably moist in completely different ways. It\u2019s like the Mediterranean vs. the Baltic: equally wet, but vastly different vibes
— DSA White Kwanzaa Working Group (@DSA White Kwanzaa Working Group)
The second half of the "explosive interview" is set to air tonight on TalkTv at 8 p.m. GMT.
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