Abuse of Stormzy has become so bad that even Piers Morgan has started to call people out

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UK rapper and musician Stormzy has, in the past few days, become the target of online abuse after he spoke out against racism in the UK.

During an interview, the 26-year-old from south London was asked if the UK was a racist country, to which he replied:

Definitely, 100 per cent. It's like: 'Oh no, we're not racist'. But there's a lot of racism in the country.

Unfortunately, Stormzy's comments were misinterpreted and reported as saying that 100 per cent of Britain was racist, which is definitely not what he said.

This, in turn, has led to the rapper receiving lots of abuse on social media, by, mostly white people, who are trying to claim that Stormzy is wrong and is 'crying racism.'

That's exactly what the notorious Katie Hopkins tweeted on Sunday, followed by an accusation of 'cowardice' and a rather unpleasant hashtag.

Now, we aren't gonna reduce ourselves to the levels of pointing out why Hopkins tweet is problematic and offensive but it has received a lot of backlash most notably from Piers Morgan.

Morgan, who isn't known as a bastion of being politically correct, has weighed in and defended Stormzy, a man who he had recently had a spat with on social media for a completely different reason.

The Good Morning Britain host quote retweeted Hopkins and basically told her where to go.

We aren't always the biggest fans of Morgan but for this, we'll give him a pass and it is Christmas after all.

Stormzy rightly hasn't replied to Hopkins as he's probably got more important things to be doing.


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