Viewers criticise Piers Morgan over Donald Trump comments

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Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has been accused of being "smug" over the election victory of his friend Donald Trump.

The TV host was presenting the ITV breakfast show with Susanna Reid when he irritated some viewers.

Good Morning Britain hosts Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan (Ian West/PA)
Good Morning Britain hosts Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan (Ian West/PA)

Viewers accused Piers - who counts Donald as a friend - of being "smug".

Gary Lineker weighed in:

But Kirstie Allsopp ?wrote earlier that she admired Piers's loyalty to his friend:

And Piers didn't let the comments stop him, tweeting: "I might have to run for British Prime Minister now so we can properly restore the Special Relationship. #PresidentTrump".