The podcast’s presenter, journalist Rodney Edwards, shared a transcript from the conversation on Twitter showing Eamonn replying to a question about GMB‘s Piers being the new king of daytime TV.
What did Eamonn say about Piers?
He asked: “You, of course, were the kind of morning TV. What do you think now of Piers Morgan, who is essentially in your old chair?”
Eamonn replied: “I think Piers saved morning TV or breakfast TV, there’s a difference. I think it was going down the drain of vanilla blandness.
He’s worth watching, he’s worth waking up to.
“He came there at a time and shook it up, and he was the right man in the right place at the right time, and so far so good.
“But the thing about Piers is, and probably why a lot of people watch him, is you don’t know how long it’ll last. You don’t know how long he will last, you don’t know when he’ll have had enough or whatever. But then, at least he’s worth watching, he’s worth waking up to.”
Speaking further, Eamonn explained: “It takes different types of things, you know. I think of BBC in the morning, Dan Walker is a very very good presenter, probably more in the mould of what I… I’m somewhere in between Dan Walker and Piers Morgan to be quite truthful.”
If you don’t like it… switch over
He continued: “But I think that it takes all sorts, and I think we should have a choice as to what to watch. If you don’t like it, there’s another channel so switch over.
“But I think Piers has been the saviour of breakfast television, yes.”
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 28, 2020
Piers responded to the tweet, thanking Eamonn for what he said.
But in the replies, not all of Piers’ followers agreed with Eamonn’s words.
One said: “Piers Morgan the king of TV? You having a laugh?”
Another referenced the furore over Eamonn’s 5G comments earlier this year, They wrote: “Great endorsement from someone who thinks coronavirus is a biproduct of 5G. What does David Icke think of you?”
Living in a ‘bubble’
A third said: “You lot really do live in your own little bubble.”
Someone else put: “Eamonn Holmes has lost the plot.”
Piers Morgan the king of TV? You having a laugh? pic.twitter.com/8E0pkj2XPB
— Lloyd Archer (@LloydArcher3) June 28, 2020
Great endorsement from someone who thinks Corona virus is a biproduct of 5G
What does David Icke think of you?
— _nxw (@_nxw) June 28, 2020
You lot really do live in your own little bubble
— Alan (@Alan42618386) June 28, 2020
Eamonn Holmes has lost the plot.
— Barras Boy 🏴 (@StanandMav) June 28, 2020
Some did agree with what Eamonn said on Human Nature, though.
“Too right, well said,” one fan replied.
“Very true, Eamonn,” said another.
“Love to watch Eamonn and Ruth on a Friday too,” someone else tweeted.
ED! contacted Eamonn’s reps for comment.
Too right,well said
— Mark James (@MarkJam84437850) June 28, 2020
Very true Eamonn.
— cru (@fp30e1) June 28, 2020
Love to watch Eamonn and Ruth on a Friday too
— Josie Marsters (@JosieMarsters) June 28, 2020
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