The letter, which was leaked to Broadcast Now, implored Wise to ban Morgan from hosting the RTS Programme Awards, saying Morgan "had failed to understand fully a social movement that values equality and diversity of vice in its broadest sense".
Later that day, Morgan was still all bravado...
I'd be quite happy hosting to an empty room & giving myself all the awards. https://t.co/76JTgdmzh6
— Daily Mail Comments (@Daily Mail Comments)
So what happened?
Morgan issued a full explanation on his Facebook page, saying he had "no wish to serve as an unnecessary distraction from award winners whose hard work and skill should be celebrated without any of the silly noise this campaign has generated."
Some have pointed out that a campaign to no-platform someone could run contrary to laws of free speech and respect for diversity of opinion that it claims to support.
There's a lot that @piersmorgan and I disagree on. But as someone who knows what a very good presenter he is, I thi… https://t.co/uMUo5VASMY