Morrissey tells Dermot O'Leary his marriage 'won't last'

Dermot O'Leary and Dee Koppang
Dermot O'Leary and Dee Koppang Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

X Factor host Dermot O'Leary has revealed he bumped into Morrissey as he checked into his honeymoon hotel - and the former Smiths frontman told him his marriage would not last.

O'Leary tied the knot with long-term girlfriend Dee Koppang last month in a ceremony at a church in Kent.

He said the surly singer delivered his gloomy verdict when he spotted him in the courtyard of his hotel in Rome.

In an interview for tonight's Jonathan Ross Show on ITV1, O'Leary said he approached Morrissey, whom he had previously interviewed for his BBC Radio 2 show: "I went over and I said, 'It's lovely to see you', and he said: 'Really? I'm sure you'd say the same thing to Barry Manilow or Gary Barlow'.

"I said, 'No it is. Morrissey, I'm here on my honeymoon', and he said, 'It won't last, these things never do'."

File photo of Morrissey
File photo of Morrissey Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

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