Pulse Opinion Why does Piers Morgan attract so much controversy?

Piers Morgan known for his controversial opinions is not an evil person. He is only controversial because he speaks his mind.

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Piers Morgan, the British, brash Arsenal fan, social commentator, journalist and former TV host has a special way of rubbing people the wrong way.

As the world was mourning the death of the iconic boxing great Muhammad Ali, Piers Morgan who had written a lovely tribute to him a day earlier, went ahead to tweet this “Muhammad Ali said far more inflammatory/racist things about whites than Donald Trump ever has about Muslims.

 

That tweet was at the wrong time and the world let him know it. Morgan was slated for his tweet about Ali. The tweet later got him into a back forth between John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen.

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After causing so much furore online, Piers Morgan wrote a new article titled “Muhammad Ali WAS a racist who repented. Trump ISN’T a racist but he too needs to sing a more tolerant tune.” In this new article Piers Morgan was more expressive about his thoughts about Ali, Morgan and racism. “Muhammad Ali was wrong about many things he spouted as a provocative young man, but right about so many as he reached old age. Let us all, Donald Trump included, learn from his wisdom and act upon it” he wrote.

 

Piers Morgan, 51, is your typical ‘asshole’, someone who is not afraid to express his opinion without fear. Morgan has been in the journalism business for three decades and has made a name for himself for his blunt style of writing.

This is the reason why Piers Morgan is tagged controversial. He is not afraid to say what is on his mind no matter how unpopular they are. In March, the former Daily Mirror editor was one of the few who criticized reality TV star Kim Kardashian when she posted another nude photo of herself. “I know the old man's $50 million in debt, Kim - but this is absurd. Want me to buy you some clothes?” he tweeted at her.

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In a time when people are politically correct and are afraid to speak their mind on individuals exploiting the feminist movement, Piers Morgan is not afraid to speak his mind.

Also his defiance of the gun culture and the National Rifle Association in America almost got him deported but he has stuck to his guns (no pun intended) and is still very vocal about the reformation of gun laws in America.

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Unfortunately it’s not all the time that Piers Morgan’s opinions hit the mark. His admiration of Republican party presidential nominee Donald Trump have made many believe that he is just another loud mouth who seeks controversy.

Piers Morgan will always be a lightning rod for controversy. He is blunt, brash and direct about his views whether it’s about entertainment, politics and sports.

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