I hope people don't make me sound too perfect when I die.— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 5, 2016
No coats of sugar please.
The backlash was instantaneous, as it is to so many of Morgan’s tweets. John Legend was just one of the celebrities to weigh in.
.@piersmorgan you could test us by announcing your retirement.— John Legend (@johnlegend) June 5, 2016
But it was Legend’s wife Chrissy Teigen who really took Morgan to task.
from what? trolling isn't a job (I've tried)— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) June 5, 2016
Always up for a fight, Morgan fired back.
But Teigen was characteristically non-plussed by Morgan’s retorts.
it keeps me nice and not-racist so sure, give it a go.— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) June 6, 2016
remember when Bruce Willis didn't know he was dead? It's like that.— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) June 6, 2016
But seriously, Piers. Ya burnt!