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Tuesday 26th May 2020

Piers Morgan reveals son was hospitalised after spider bite

This is scary!

Piers Morgan has revealed his eldest son Spencer was hospitalised in Turkey after receiving a "small spider bite" during their holiday in Antigua.

The Good Morning Britain presenter, 53, said the bite led to "one long week of near-Sepsis hell" for his son.

Piers, 53, took to Instagram on Friday to share a photo of Spencer, 25, lying in a hospital bed at the Letoon Hospital in Fethiye, a city in Turkey.

One small spider bite in Antigua.. led to one long week of near-Sepsis hell in Turkey.

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He didn't explain why Spencer is currently in Turkey.

Piers wrote: "One small spider bite in Antigua.. led to one long week of near-Sepsis hell in Turkey.

"Many thanks to all the brilliant staff at Letoon Hospital in Kalkan for taking care of my eldest son @spencer__morgan so well. Thankfully now on road to recovery."

Fans rushed to comment on the snap to wish Spencer a speedy recovery.

One person said: "One of the worst things to receive is a spider bite. Glad to hear he’s doing well."

Piers enjoyed a couple of weeks on the Caribbean island of Antigua with Spencer and his other two sons (Credit: Instagram)

Another wrote: "Scary, all the best in recovery," while a third commented: "Oh my word what a worry. Pleased he is in the mend."

And it seems Spencer is in good spirits as he posted a photo of himself outside the hospital with his arms opened wide.

Carrying a bottle of water and sporting a bandage on his arm, Spencer captioned the post: "Scared of spiders? Am I [expletive] #ChristHasRisenAgain."

Scared of spiders? Am I f*** #ChristHasRisenAgain

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He also took to his Instagram stories on Friday morning showing himself in his hospital bed watching a show on his laptop.

Spencer captioned the pic: "Day 6."

Piers spent the end of his summer in Antigua with Spencer and his two other sons, Stanley, 21, and 17-year-old Bertie.

The family enjoyed relaxing on the beach, soaking up the sun on a yacht and spent a day snorkelling in the sea.

Spencer spent almost a week in hospital after being bitten by a spider (Credit: Instagram)

Spencer posted a couple of photos to his Instagram story showing the fun-filled day, including one of Piers sporting his snorkeling gear.

The pic sees Piers, who is also a dad to daughter Elise, six, putting his fist up to the camera while wearing goggles and a snorkel.

Spencer joked: "Serial killer on board."

Piers and his boys enjoyed a day of snorkelling (Credit: Instagram)

Spencer also took to Instagram to share a snap of himself and brother Bertie alongside a stingray at Strinray City, a tourist attraction in the Cayman Islands.

The photo sees Bertie jokingly pretending the fish had bitten his arm.

Spencer quipped: "Sure the brother lost an arm but sometimes we must make sacrifices for the gram."

The family visited a stingray tourist attraction on the island (Credit: Instagram)

Reflecting on his tropical getaway with his boys, Piers shared a snap to Instagram showing himself with his arms around his three sons.

In the corner of the picture, the family's suitcases can be seen as they enjoy a final boat trip around the Caribbean island.

Piers said he had a "splendid" holiday with his sons (Credit: Instagram)

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The star captioned the post: "Another splendid lads’ holiday with my sons during which I dutifully delivered a series of inspiring & motivational paternal speeches - and they dutifully pretended to listen."

Piers has since returned to hosting Good Morning Britain alongside his co-star Susanna Reid. It's good to have the duo back!

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