Yep you read that right Piers Morgan has been PRAISED by Good Morning Britain viewers, something we don’t normally see, following his “brilliant” interview with Professor Stephen Hawking.
The controversial host revealed meeting Stephen was on his bucket list – and now he can tick it off.
Sharing a pint with the professor, the 51-year-old quizzed him on several topics including feminism, Brexit and Stephen’s upcoming trip to space.
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As the pair sat down and started the interview Piers confessed he had waited three decades to meet Stephen.
The professor jokingly replied: “Get on with it.”
He opened up about being offered a seat on Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic.
He revealed: “I can tell you what will make me happy, to travel in space.
“I thought no one would take me but Richard Branson has offered me a seat on Virgin Galactic and I said yes immediately.”
Reflecting back on his interview with the physicist Piers told co-host Susanna Reid: “It’s something that’s been on my bucket list.
“He’s an incredible man. You have to give him the questions a month in advance so he has the time to process the answers – it takes him hours.”
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The star added: “He has two carers and an assistant. He’s like a normal lad down the pub.”
The presenter also revealed Stephen’s obsession with American pin up Marilyn Monroe.
He continued: “He’s Monroe mad!
“He’s got posters of her and a mug with her face on it in his office.”
Watching from home viewers were impressed with Pier’s interview and praised him on Twitter.
One wrote: “Fascinating interview of the brilliant Professor Stephen Hawking by @piersmorgan on @GMB.”
Another tweeted: “@piersmorgan @GMB Loved your interview this morning with professor Hawking. I could listen to him all day. Well done Piers.”
“@piersmorgan great interview with Stephen Hawking makes me want to strive to being a better brighter human well done Piers,” a third said.
In other news, Piers has revealed he believes he could be the one to save the “TV flop” The Nightly Show.
The ITV show hasn’t been a hit with viewers since it began a few weeks ago but self-confident Piers thinks he can turn that around.
The ever so modest star revealed: “It is getting a bit of a bashing.
“They’re trying to be a bit American for me. I want to see who works. But I’d be brilliant.”
If you say so, Piers…