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Piers Morgan's son Spencer has hit out at viewers for "abusing" his dad after his shock exit from ITV's Good Morning Britain.
The 27 year old, who recently ignored Tier 4 lockdown restrictions in London by flying off to Barbados, took to his Twitter page to share a series of messages in support of his father.
The TV presenter's son first called out those who have not been saying kind things about his dad as he wrote: "What you all actually mean is #bekind to people you like isn’t it. Fake **s dreamers. I see you". [sic]
He then shared a simple message, showing his solidarity for Piers. He wrote: "Team Piers. Always, forever," followed by a a flexed bicep emoji.
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Spencer went on to retweet Ozzy Osbourne's wife Sharon as she said: ". @piersmorgan I am with you. I stand by you. People forget that you’re paid for your opinion and that you’re just speaking your truth."
Clearly full of ambition for his 55 year old dad's future, he continued: "The comeback will be greater than the setback @piersmorgan," with a fisted hand emoji before linking an Instagram photo he posted of himself and his dad.
In the photo, Piers could be seen smiling at the camera as he held onto a flute of Champagne as his son Spencer posed next to him in a matching tuxedo.
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Spencer then retweeted another show of support from Piers' pal, cricketer Kevin Pietersen, who wrote: "I know @piersmorgan away from TV and twitter. He’s a f*****g legend, who is loyal, funny, caring and so much fun to be around! Hope you’re ok, buddy! #TeamPiers," alongside a red heart emoji.
The GMB star's son shared a final tweet, adding: "Just a reminder that abusing one person in supposed defence of another person’s mental health is about as absurd as it gets," followed by a thumbs up emoji.
ITV confirmed that Piers would no longer be part of show in a statement, which read: "Following discussions with ITV, Piers Morgan has decided now is the time to leave Good Morning Britain.
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"ITV has accepted this decision and has nothing further to add."
The news comes after more than 41,000 viewers complained to Ofcom following his remarks about the Duchess of Sussex.
Speaking on the ITV show, he expressed: "They don't how to spell compassion. They trashed his dad, they trashed his brother, they trashed his sister-in-law.
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"They've trashed everything the Queen has worked so hard to maintain, the monarchy, and we're supposed to believe they're compassionate?"
Co-host Susanna Reid responded: "They felt they were trashed and lied about. She said she was driven to the verge of taking her own life."
The former Britain's Got Talent judge, whose colleague Lorraine Kelly said GMB would be "calmer" without him, added: "They said that yeah," hinting he doesn't believe her claims.
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