Piers Morgan and Dominic West

Piers Morgan slams Dominic West for saying he ‘leapt with joy’ over Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis

Piers had a right go at Dominic

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Piers Morgan has slammed Dominic West after the actor said he “leapt with joy” when he heard Donald Trump had contracted coronavirus.

The GMB host, 55, took to Twitter to lambast Dominic, 50, and defend colleague Kate Garraway, whose husband is in hospital after battling the virus.

The Wire and Appropriate Adult actor appeared on GMB today (Friday October 2) to speak about the Prince’s Trust and the effect the virus has had on young people.

Piers Morgan criticised Dominic West (Credit: SplashNews.com)

What did Piers Morgan say?

When asked by Kate, 53, about his views on Mr Trump and his coronavirus diagnosis, Dominic said he “did leap in the air with joy”.

Read more: Piers Morgan praises GMB co-star Kate Garraway after she warns Brits growing ‘fed up’ of lockdown

It was then Piers flung himself into action.

“Imagine telling someone whose own husband is lying in a coma from coronavirus that you ‘jumped for joy’ when you heard others had caught the disease?” he said on Twitter.

Dominic West on GMB
Dominic didn’t mince his words (Credit: ITV)

What did Dominic West say about Donald Trump?

Dominic didn’t mince his words when he was asked by kate what thought about the President.

“Well I did slightly leap in the air with joy,” he said.

“He said ‘it is what it is’, and I think the phrase is ‘what goes around comes around’.

I think Trump is a catastrophe for America and the world.

“I just hope it doesn’t interfere with him being elected out of office that’s all.”

He added: “I think Trump is a catastrophe for America and the world.”

Piers Morgan GMB
Piers Morgan called out Trump trolls (Credit: ITV)

What else has Piers been saying?

Piers has had a busy morning bashing the Trump trolls.

After the president’s diagnosis was confirmed, he slammed those who celebrated the news.

Piers said: “Nobody’s been more critical of Trump over Covid than me.

Read more: Kate Garraway says she may show COVID-19 rule breakers a photo of her husband Derek Draper

“But I don’t want him or his wife to die from it.

“Those who are are despicable.”

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