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Piers Morgan

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The Resume

    (March 30, 1965- )
    Born in Newick, East Sussex, United Kingdom
    Former editor of the British tabloids 'Daily Mirror' and 'News of the World'
    Former judge on 'America's Got Talent' and 'Britain's Got Talent'

Why he might be annoying:

    He takes on the 'rude, British judge' role made famous by Simon Cowell on 'America's Got Talent.'
    He upset Sharon Osbourne so badly for harshly criticizing the performance of a 9-year-old girl that she walked off the stage.
    He got beat up by 'Top Gear' host Jeremy Clarkson for publishing pictures of Clarkson cheating on his wife.
    He doesn't seem to get along with anyone.
    He sometimes hit his buzzer during the performances on 'Talent' just to see if the noise distracts the performers.
    His harsh criticism caused many of the contestants to break out in tears.
    Tens of thousands of pro-gun Americans petitioned for him to be deported after he publicly supported gun control measures following the Sandy Hook school shooting (December 24, 2012).

Why he might not be annoying:

    His criticism was more constructive and less mean than Simon Cowell's.
    He was the most blunt and honest of the 'America's Got Talent' judges.
    He was a friend of Princess Diana.
    He was only 28 when he became the editor of 'News of the World.'

Credit: Diplomat


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 786 Votes: 59.41% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 2916 Votes: 49.14% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 573 Votes: 56.89% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 79 Votes: 53.16% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 623 Votes: 65.65% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 717 Votes: 80.89% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 46 Votes: 78.26% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 290 Votes: 63.45% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 126 Votes: 42.06% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 120 Votes: 68.33% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 378 Votes: 81.48% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 419 Votes: 71.60% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 116 Votes: 68.97% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 98 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 268 Votes: 72.76% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 107 Votes: 77.57% Annoying