Piers Morgan slammed for 'humiliating' Love Island's Rosie Williams 4 years ago

Piers Morgan slammed for 'humiliating' Love Island's Rosie Williams

Here he goes again...

Professional controversy causer Piers Morgan has gone and caused controversy again - by slagging off Love Island on TV. Who'd have thought it?

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Rosie Williams appeared on Good Morning Britain after being brutally uncoupled by Adam on Friday, with Piers attacking her for quitting her job as a solicitor to “look stupid” on the ITV2 show.

Explaining why she sacked off her job, she described it as a “once in a lifetime opportunity”.

However, Morgan replied:

“So is banging your head on a brick wall for three weeks. You were a lawyer. What do your family think of you giving up this extraordinarily successful law career to make yourself look stupid on TV?”

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Williams was having none of it though. She said:

“My family are very proud of me I don’t think I made myself look stupid on TV. I was working 18 days in a law firm it’s not as glamorous as it seems. This once in a lifetime opportunity came up and it seemed like the best thing for me.”

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Morgan then asked what she was hoping to achieve by appearing on the show, to which Williams replied she wanted “chance to spend 24 hours a day with hopefully someone I could spend the rest of my life with”.

Morgan then continued:

“Most of these blokes in there are completely half-witted – why would you think you would find any match to be at your intellectual level?  If I was your family and you went through years of law study to give it all up to go on this show I’d be heartbroken.”

“I feel like now I have a voice and a large following hopefully I can make a difference with empowering women,” she said. “I’ve had so many girls come up to me saying I’ve helped them not feel victimised and that they can stand up for themselves.”

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To which he replied:

“Oh come off it Rosie. You think you’ve done more for empowering women by walking away from a very good law degree and career to go into the love island villa?

“Trust me, what was empowering was a young woman like you studying law to make a real difference in this country. Going on that villa was not empowering.

“Rosie, just go back to law please. Just put it down to a terrible aberration. I’m very disappointed in you without even knowing you.”

Obviously, nobody was happy with Morgan's comments because, let's face it, he was being really harsh.

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The incident comes after he tried and failed to outsmart former contestant Hayley last week. Chill out Piers, you know what I mean?