Words: Steve Brown
Piers Morgan claims he was 'quite popular' in gay clubs after someone called for him to ‘come out already’.
The Good Morning Britain co-host has repeatedly voiced his opinions of trans rights, non-binary celebrities and gender confirmation surgery.
But today, Piers read out a tweet he was sent by a viewer who urged him to admit he is gay on live TV.
He said: “Just had a text from Barry Brown.
“’Piers needs to come out of the closet, it’s obvious he’s gay. Stop all the rumours on national TV. Say you’re gay, then have a break in Mykonos with your lover. Out you come’.”
Piers played along with the tweet and told viewers: “Barry has nought followers and is following nobody.
“I don’t know who Barry is but is it that obvious?”
Susanna Reid then asked her co-host: “Have you been down to Freedom in Soho Piers without me?”
Piers then replied: “I have been to gay clubs in Soho with Susanna. I don’t want to comment at this stage Barry, you may be onto something. I do like Mykonos.
“I was quite popular in the gay clubs, actually. I was quite surprised.
“This could be a big moment where they actually have to be nice about me.
“Barry can spot it a mile off, he’s got his gaydars. I’m not gonna deny it, why would I?
“I’m just going to be out there. I’m, as my mother once put it, ambidextrous.”