Piers Morgan criticized Laurence Fox for her “reckless” tweets about Covid-19 amid England’s four-week nationwide lockdown.
The Good Morning Britain host, 55, told the actor, 42, to “shut up” after Laurence took to Twitter to express her apparent disregard of the strict coronavirus restrictions.
The White Lines star revealed he had a “large group” of friends for lunch – despite England’s lockdown rules prohibiting people from meeting indoors or outdoors in groups. more than six.
” Shut up! “: Piers Morgan slammed Laurence Fox for” reckless “tweets about Covid-19 amid four-week nationwide lockdown in England
Laurence controversially wrote on Twitter on Sunday: “We just had lunch with a large group and we kissed, ate, talked and put the world back in order. It was lovely.
“You’ll never take it away from people. Stay outside. Protect your rights. If the @nhs cannot cope, then the @nhs is not suitable. Conformity is violence.
On Good Morning Britain Monday, Piers couldn’t help but strike angrily Laurence, saying that the pandemic “does not concern you”.
He fumed, “He made a lot of good comments about wokies, I have sympathy for him. But his behavior in the pandemic has become reckless. [He reads out the tweet].
Controversial: The actor, 42, revealed on Twitter that he has a ‘large group’ of friends for lunch – despite England’s lockdown rules which ban people from meeting indoors
“Laurence, why don’t you shut up? Seriously? Think of all the people who cannot see all of their loved ones in nursing homes because they are playing by the rules.
“Not for their desire to continue as usual, but because they are thinking of others. I just found this ridiculous tweet.
“It’s for the most vulnerable in our society, it’s to prevent them from being killed. It’s not about you.
The presenter then begged Laurence to “think about” what he was doing while planning the actions of the TV star.
Fuming: On Monday, on Good Morning Britain, the 55-year-old host angrily told Laurence to ‘shut up’ as he slapped the star saying the Covid-19 pandemic was’ not about you “
He continued: “Think about what you are doing Laurence. You have 250,000 followers and you’re tweeting garbage like that.
This isn’t the first time the broadcaster has criticized Laurence’s controversial tweet, as Piers initially responded directly to the comments on Twitter on Sunday night.
He “shamed” the actor, who had previously been criticized for denying Meghan Markle was the victim of racism, saying his tweet was a “selfish kick in the teeth” for frontline workers.
He wrote: ‘This is such a pathetically selfish kick for everyone who works in the NHS, many of whom have lost colleagues to the virus. Shame on you Laurence.
‘Selfish’: Piers also described Laurence’s controversial tweet criticizing the NHS as a ‘selfish kick in the teeth’ for frontline workers when responding directly to comments on Twitter
The TV anchor experienced the effects of the coronavirus firsthand, revealing Earlier this month, her elderly parents, both in their mid to late 1970s, had contracted the virus.
He described their diagnosis as “scary” but assured fans that they had both come out on the other side and were recovering.
Piers said: “I would like to say something to my parents, they are both battling COVID and have been for two weeks and it is a scary thing for a family…
“When your elderly parents are fighting this, they’re both in their mid to late 70’s, and they got it two weeks ago from someone in their bubble and they had to go out and they were very sane but caught the virus and then hit was like dominoes.
Piers’ biological father, Eamonn Vincent O’Meara, tragically died in a traffic accident when Piers was only 11 months old, and when his mother remarried, the TV star took on the name of family of his stepfather.
Harsh times: Anchor revealed earlier this month that her elderly parents, both in their mid to late 1970s, had contracted the ‘scary’ virus (pictured in May 2012)