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Piers Morgan leaves the UK after finishing GMB for the summer

"Bye Britain"

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TV’s Piers Morgan has jetted out of the UK after finishing Good Morning Britain for the summer.

The presenter is enjoying a well-deserved break after hosting the programme throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

On Sunday, Piers shared a photo of him wearing a face mask on a plane at Heathrow airport.

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What did Piers Morgan say?

Piers wrote alongside the selfie: “I’m a washed up, knackered pathetic excuse for a celebrity… get me outta here.

“Bye Britain, it’s been… surreal.”

Fans wondered where Piers was jetting off to while many were glad he was leaving the UK.

One person wrote: “Where you going?”

Piers Morgan on GMB
Piers Morgan has jetted out of the UK (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Another said: “Have a safe flight and enjoy your well deserved rest.”

A third added: “OMG!!! I’m shocked to see you are going on a plane in the middle of the pandemic.”

A fourth wrote: “Good riddance,” followed by laughing face emojis.

Another said: “Please don’t come back,” however one added: “Bye Piers, enjoy your break, come back fighting fit you legend.”

Piers and co-star Susanna Reid hosted their final show on Wednesday (July 8).

Opening the show, Piers told viewers: “This is it – our last morning until September!

“The programme will continue powering away through the summer but we have hit the wall.

Piers and Susanna have taken a break from GMB (Credit: ITV)

“We are going away to lie in the sunshine.”

Susanna then insisted that they would not be enjoying the sunshine together to which Piers replied: “Of course separately!

“We won’t be enjoying the sun together, those days are long gone sadly. I miss those days when we used to enjoy each other’s company.”

Have a safe flight and enjoy your well deserved rest.

Meanwhile, Piers joked he may leave GMB next year as Susanna said contract negotiations are still “underway” for 2021.

Piers, 55, said: “We have two more days left, then you’ll all be glad to see the back of us. Not forever, we’ll be back in September.”

Susanna replied: “For now! Whenever you say we’re off and we’re leaving…”

Piers Morgan
Piers joked he may leave GMB next year (Credit: ITV)

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Piers exclaimed: “Morgan quits! Good riddance!”

Will Piers leave GMB?

The star then read out a letter from a viewer, who had done two paintings of the hosts.

Part of the letter read: “I thought I heard you state you were leaving at the end of the year.”

Piers then said: “I’m not actually. End of next year… possibly.”

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