Piers Morgan was left “semi-concussed” and with a gash above his eye after walking into a glass window to get away from Prince Harry’s speech at the GQ Men of the Year Awards.
During the award ceremony held at the Tate Modern in London on September 1, Prince Harry made a speech through a video link from America where he spoke about misinformation and its impact on vaccine take-up around the world.
Piers had just received the news that Ofcom ruled he had not broken the broadcast code when he said on Good Morning Britain that he didn’t believe Meghan Markle’s claims of struggling with suicidal thoughts and of racism within the royal family.
Ofcom received 57,121 complaints and Piers soon after quit his GMB anchoring role.
But on the day of the GQ Men of the Year Awards, Ofcom ruled in favour of Piers due to his right to freedom of speech.
Writing in his column in Mail Online, Piers revealed that at the award ceremony he decided to get up from his seat and leave when Prince Harry began speaking.
While he walked, he checked the news headlines for the next day and was delighted to see the Ofcom ruling “splashed all over their front pages.”
Unfortunately his celebration was short lived as he then walked straight into a “large plate-glass window” and banged his head “so hard and loudly against it that concerned security guards rushed over to check I was OK.”
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He added: “I reeled back in agony, semi-concussed and with a cut opening above my right eye, only to see Harry’s massive head filling a nearby screen.
“He was smirking right at me.”
A lesson not to walk while on your phone.
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