Britain's Got Talent: will Piers Morgan return to replace David Walliams? | Media Monkey

Former editor and Little Britain star respond to rumours that ITV talent show might be about to shake up its judging panel

Could Piers Morgan be about to return to Britain's Got Talent to replace David Walliams? A diary piece in the Mail on Sunday suggested that "reports are rife that Simon [Cowell] and David have not been seeing eye-to-eye in the green room" and Morgan has held talks about a return. A source told the paper: "The US version has Howard Stern and he is a huge get for Simon, but here in the UK we need a controversial 'Marmite' character too." Walliams scrambled to pour cold water on the story, tweeting:

According to the @MailOnline I am being replaced on #BGT by @piersmorgan It's on their website so it must be true.

— David Walliams (@davidwalliams) May 18, 2014

Morgan retweeted Walliams, adding simply “No comment". One Twitter user responded by tweeting “@piersmorgan if you are coming back on the panel I will not be watching BGT”, to which Morgan replied “Do you promise?”.

Do you promise? > RT @mwallis291 @piersmorgan if you are coming back on the panel I will not be watching BGT

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) May 18, 2014

Monkey would be fascinated to see Morgan – who was dropped by CNN in March – return to BGT. But the fact that Mail Online appears to have removed the diary item doesn't suggest it's likely to happen soon.



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