Piers Morgan’s Twitter account wiped after reports it was hacked

Piers Morgan Credit: PA

Piers Morgan’s Twitter account appears to have been wiped after reports it was hacked.

The former Good Morning Britain (GMB) presenter, 57, who has 8.3 million followers on the social media site, had no profile picture, banner image or posts on Tuesday morning.

According to reports, his account shared posts overnight containing false information, racial slurs and abusive messages directed at the late Queen and singer Ed Sheeran.

Piers Morgan’s Twitter account on Tuesday after it appeared to have been wiped amid reports it was hacked Credit: Twitter/PA

Morgan’s Instagram account appeared to be operating normally.

A tweet from his Uncensored show's account confirms his main profile was hacked and appealed to new Twitter boss Elon Musk for help recovering the account.

The presenter is a regular user of the platform, using it to voice his opinions on topics ranging from Cristiano Ronaldo’s status among the best footballers of all time to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their Netflix series.

Earlier this month, the Metropolitan Police said no further action would be taken against a man suspected of sending death threats to Morgan and his family online.

On Twitter, Morgan complained there is a “big problem with how big tech operates its safety procedures”.

Education Secretary Gillian Keegan Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA

It comes after the account of Education Secretary Gillian Keegan appeared to be hacked on Christmas Day.

Her account replied to a number of tweets with links to websites advertising cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.

Representatives of Morgan and Twitter have been contacted for comment.

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