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Wednesday 19th June 2019

Piers Morgan slams “creepy” David Beckham for kissing daughter Harper on lips

David previously hit back at criticism

Piers Morgan has branded David Beckham "creepy" and "weird" for kissing his daughter Harper on the lips.

The former footballer defiantly shared a video of himself giving Harper, seven, a peck after trolls previously slammed it as "wrong".

On Tuesday's Good Morning Britain, Piers shared his thoughts on David kissing Harper.

Piers branded David "creepy" and "weird" for kissing his daughter Harper on the lips (Credit: ITV)

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He said: "Why would a father kiss his daughter on the lips? Don’t get it – creepy. Weird.

"Then you post that for the world. You posted that for the world, why? Weird, Weird, weird, it’s just weird."

Susanna Reid defended David, saying: "Aw they love each other.

"He came into a lot of criticism when he posted a video like that a couple of years ago and he's obviously just thought, 'that's what I do.'"

David kissed Harper on the lips despite previous criticism (Credit: Instagram)

It comes after David shared a clip of himself kissing Harper during a family trip to Miami.

In the clip, David is seen sharing a peck on the lips with Harper, who appeared to be enjoying the boat ride alongside her famous family.

Why would a father kiss his daughter on the lips? Don’t get it – creepy. Weird.

After sharing a kiss, David wrapped his arms around Harper as they looked out onto the lake.

The star has received much criticism from certain people over kissing Harper on the lips.

Piers questioned why David posted the video to social media (Credit: ITV)

Back in 2017, David was ridiculed when he posted an innocent pic of him and Harper sharing a peck when she was five years old.

At the time, David said in a Facebook live video: "I got actually criticised for kissing my daughter on the lips the other day.

"I kiss all my kids on the lips. Brooklyn, maybe not. Brooklyn's 18, he might find that a little bit strange. But I'm very affectionate with the kids.

David previously said he and Victoria are affectionate with their kids (Credit: Instagram)

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"It's how I was brought up and Victoria, and it's how we are with our children.

"We want to show our kids love and we protect them, look after them, and support them, and we’re very affectionate with them."

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