In a less than polite Twitter exchange, the journalist and television presenter Piers Morgan hasn't held back in blasting Hugh Grant, after he, too, was less than polite about Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament. How very British.
On Wednesday, Grant took to Twitter, and wrote:
You will not f***with my children’s future. You will not destroy the freedoms my grandfather fought two world wars to defend. F*** off you over-promoted rubber bath toy. Britain is revolted by you and you little gang of masturbatory prefects.
You will not fuck with my children’s future. You will not destroy the freedoms my grandfather fought two world wars… https://t.co/4l6Qf3BMln
It didn't take long for Piers Morgan to respond, and not in a polite fashion.
Taking to Twitter, Morgan shared a mugshot of Grant, from the time that he was arrested in Los Angeles on June 27 1995, after police caught him receiving oral sex from a Hollywood prostitute Divine Brown.
He was fined $1,180 (£965), and placed on two years' summary probation, as well as being ordered to complete an Aids education plan.
Alongside the picture, Morgan shared the text:
Halo Hugh... Britain’s moral standard-bearer.
Halo Hugh... Britain’s moral standard-bearer. 🙏 https://t.co/GKeAClzwms
On Wednesday, the Queen approved Johnson's request to prorogue parliament from any time between September 9 - September 12, and until October 14. Hugh's outburst came in response to this news, and the move, which has prompted a furious backlash and political row, means that opposition parties now face a race against time in order to attempt to stop a no-deal Brexit.
Many other Twitter users had thoughts about the exchange between the two Brits.
@piersmorgan You're taking the moral high ground? You?