Piers Morgan has confronted backlash after criticising mannequin Emily Ratajkowski’s outfit worn to an Oscars afterparty on Sunday (12 March).
Talking on the newest instalment of his TalkTV present Piers Morgan Uncensored, Morgan, 57, criticised Emily Ratajkowski, 31, and Euphoria star Hunter Schafer, 24, over their Oscars outfits.
“This isn’t what the Oscars is meant to be about – the place’s the glamour on this?” requested Morgan. “This is sort of a bunch of strippers.”
He added: “By the way in which, I’ve no drawback with strippers however not on the Oscars.”
“Take a look at the Oscars again within the fifties. It’s a very completely different vibe.”
Morgan continued: “The wonderful thing about the outdated stars was that they didn’t really feel that desperation first to be seen, they didn’t want it. Now it’s all like take a look at my bare flesh, not even take a look at my expertise and my glamour and my magnificence.”
Turning his consideration to Ratajkowski, who wore a sheer Feben costume with bodice detailing over her chest, he mentioned: “What’s Emily Ratajkowski doing there anyway? How does she qualify to be wherever close to an Oscars get together? She turned up in additional garments than she usually wears – ie not very many – however what’s she doing there?”
The TV presenter has come below hearth from viewers who’ve branded the remarks as “misogynistic”.
“Why do they permit this degree of informal misogyny to air?” wrote one viewer.
“When a person (falsely) thinks he has the suitable to say what girls – however not males – can put on to the Oscars it may be sexism,” one other wrote, including: “Nonetheless, if any man compares them to strippers to disgrace girls, as if strippers are ‘lower than’ (they’re not), which may be misogyny.”
One other wrote: “At all times creating controversy to remain related. He’s higher ignored.”
It comes weeks after Morgan name-checked Meghan Markle throughout his acceptance speech on the Sports activities Journalism Awards.
Morgan obtained the Scoop of the 12 months award on the ceremony on Monday night (6 March), for his interview with Cristiano Ronaldo.
Whereas acknowledging those that’d contributed to him getting the accolade, the broadcaster determined to say Markle as an individual chargeable for his success.
“I’d additionally prefer to thank Meghan Markle, with out whom there wouldn’t be a TalkTV Piers Morgan Uncensored,” he informed the gang.
In response to journalists on the occasion, this comment was met with groans and different audible expressions of discomfort.
Morgan has been a long-time critic of Meghan Markle and left his anchor place at Good Morning Britain after he was closely criticised for his feedback on her interview with Oprah Winfrey.
The Unbiased has contacted TalkTV and representatives of Morgan for remark.