VALENTINO Dixon has just been released from prison - but what did he do, and why is he free? Here we explain who he is, whether he will play golf with Piers Morgan, and how he was released. Who is Valentino Dixon? Valentino Dixon is an American ex-prisoner whose murder conviction was overturned after his golf drawings drew attention to his case. He was jailed in 1991 after being found guilty of gunning down Torriano Jackson in New York. He was sentenced to 38 years in jail despite the real murderer confessing to the crime on camera. Speaking just days after the killing, real culprit Lamarr Scott told reporters: "I don't want my friend [Mr Dixon] to take the rap for something that I did." Will he play golf with Piers Morgan? Valentino Dixon was invited to play golf with Piers Morgan live on GMB. Speaking via video link, Piers said: "Here's what we're going to do. We'll fly you over to England and I'll play a bit of golf with you." Valentino replied: "Oh my God. I've got to get a visa … [Read more...] about Who is Valentino Dixon, will he play golf with Piers Morgan and how did his drawings help him clear murder conviction?
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Welsh Love Island contestant Rosie Williams has proved she's just as feisty off the show as she was on it after clashing with Piers Morgan live on air. The former Rhondda solicitor was the second contestant to be booted from the reality show on Friday after losing out during a re-coupling. Since then she has opened about her experience and her fiery relationship with villa heartthrob Adam Collard after being dumped in favour of newbie Zara McDermot. Now she has defended her decision to ditch her career as a solicitor for the the ITV show during a fiery exchange on Good Morning Britain. Appearing on Monday's programme, Rosie told Piers Morgan that her family were "very proud" of her, rejecting claims she had made herself "look stupid" on TV. Starting the offensive, Piers asked: "What do your family make of you giving up this extraordinarily good, successful career to go and make yourself look stupid on TV?" To which the 26-year-old replied: "My family are very proud of me, I don't think … [Read more...] about Love Island contestant Rosie Williams clashes with Piers Morgan
PIERS Morgan slammed Labour and Tory MPs as "gutless, snivelling wretches" for not appearing on Good Morning Britain to face Syria questions. The controversial TV host revealed the ITV show had been snubbed by Government and Opposition top dogs. It came as Theresa May is set to face questions in the Commons today over the joint UK, US and France airstrikes in retaliation for a chemical strike that killed 75 in Syria. In a series of tweets this morning, Morgan launched into a rant at MPs for refusing to appear to answer questions over the weekend's airstrikes. He fumed: "On a massively important day for this country neither the Government nor Opposition would put a front bench spokesman up for interview on @GMB this morning. "Shame on you @theresa_may @jeremycorbyn - and all your cowardly, snivelling ministers. #syria". Morgan then continued his rant on air, blasting: "Seriously. You have a duty, you people, to sit here or talk down our camera live about these matters to the British … [Read more...] about Piers Morgan blasts Labour and Tory top dogs for not appearing on Good Morning Britain to face the music over Syria strikes
Piers Morgan joked about how much he is enjoying the new Good Morning Britain studio, after the show relocated from London’s South Bank. Morgan shared a photograph of himself and co-stars Susanna Reid and Charlotte Hawkins in front of a large screen with the words “Wenger Out”, a reference to the Arsenal manager. The Gunners lost 2-1 at Newcastle on Sunday. He wrote: “Love our new @GMB set. I click my fingers & can get anything I like to appear on the big screen.” Morgan has been a vocal critic of the football manager. ITV Studios has moved its daytime productions to Television Centre in White City during the redevelopment of the South Bank site. Earlier in the broadcast Morgan shared another photograph of himself on the set with Reid, Hawkins and weather presenter Laura Tobin, captioned: “ Piers’s Angels .” Tobin also shared a snap from the new studio, writing: “?I LOVE my weather area on the new @GMB set.? “A giant … [Read more...] about Watch Piers Morgan slate ITV’s old studio live on air
Piers Morgan has hit out at Olly Murs for a second time, after the singer insisted he heard gunshots during the Oxford Circus terror scare last year. Murs, 33, was criticised by Morgan at the time for spreading “extra needless panic” after he live tweeted the incident from inside Selfridges on November 24. Police confirmed they found no “evidence of any shots fired or any suspects located by officers,” but Murs has insisted he heard shots and hinted that the scare was a cover-up. Morgan slammed his latest comments, tweeting: “Oh stick a cork in it @ollyofficial, for goodness sake... “NOBODY. FIRED. A. GUN.” He also hit out at Lily Allen who tweeted “I believe Olly” to show her support for the former X Factor contestant. Morgan replied: “Of course you do.” Her tweet came hours after Murs recalled the incident in an interview with The Sun. He said: “Whether they were shooting into the air, or whatever, … [Read more...] about Piers Morgan tells Olly Murs to ‘stick a cork in it’ over terror scare