Lockdown crusader Piers Morgan admits he flew to Antigua for the holidays after telling the British to face a ‘virtual’ Christmas – RT UK News


    L'animateur de `` Good Morning Britain '', Piers Morgan, a été accusé d'hypocrisie de niveau 4 après avoir avoué qu'il avait passé Noël dans les Caraïbes, alors qu'il avait fait des conférences sur les méfaits des voyages non essentiels pendant la crise du Covid-19.

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Morgan, who has used his TV platform to defend the government’s lockdown measures and level scathing accusations at “Covidiots” who rape them, confirmed a report on Sunday that he had traveled to Antigua for the Christmas holidays. .

Political gossip site Guido Fawkes revealed last week that, according to an anonymous source, Morgan traveled to Antigua in first class shortly after urging cabinet ministers on his show to introduce more lockdown measures. strict before Christmas. He left the UK just before the government announced strict Level 4 restrictions, according to the scoop, and enjoyed Christmas at an exclusive resort on a private island accessible only by boat from Antigua.

As the political site noted, Morgan maintained an unusual silence on social media over Christmas.

After avoiding the explosive story for a week, Morgan claimed the report contained many inaccuracies, while acknowledging that he had in fact taken a vacation getaway. The TV host argued that the trip did not violate any of the government restrictions when he left, and claimed he never called on Christmas. “Canceled,” as the report claims. He also denied flying first class.

Guido took a victory lap after Morgan confirmed his story and accused the TV celebrity of engaging in “Desperate apology causing him to condemn an ​​interview guest.” “ The site claimed Morgan ignored government guidelines on non-essential travel, even after “A year of diatribes on the Covidiots and to demand more severe lockdowns.”

The outlet also highlighted a rather judgmental statement it made in November, in which it said that Covid-19 “I don’t give a fuck about Christmas” and suggested that the British approve a “Virtual” Christmas for “Save as many lives as possible.”

Arguing that the apparent double standard was “Beyond the Cynic”, Guido asked: “Why didn’t Piers spend a virtual beach vacation at home with a solar light, lounge chair and sandbag?”

The gossip site called on Morgan to apologize to its viewers, insisting there was ” no excuses “ for non-essential international travel during holidays.

Countless social media users joined in on the stack, calling Morgan a hypocrite who bent the rules by shaming those who questioned the government’s Covid-19 measures.

This is not the first time Morgan has been accused of flouting the rules he so militarily defends. Last month, he apologized after being photographed boarding a taxi without wearing a mask, violating government guidelines on coronaviruses.

It seems the Talking Head isn’t the only public figure enjoying the distant beaches as they taught the British to stay home. Richmondshire Council Chief Angie Dale reportedly issued a statement to her constituents last week reminding everyone to obey advice against non-essential travel. The advisory, however, was drafted while Dale and his family were on vacation on the Maldivian island of Kudahuvadhoo.

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