PIERS Morgan was forced to abruptly cut off an abusive trans activist who shouted x-rated expletives at him live on air.
The TalkTV host encouraged ‘Jame’ – who chose not to reveal her identity – to engage in a “proper debate” about trans rights.
It followed “appalling scenes” from protesters from Manchester Trans Rise Up dressed in balaclavas and black outfits surrounding suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst’s statue.
Appearing on Piers Morgan: Uncensored tonight to defend the protest, masked trans rights activist ‘Jame’ kicked off the interview positively saying: “Hey Piers, it’s good to hear your voice, you know.”
But things took a turn when ‘Jame’ was unable to engage in a debate with the host, 56, without shouting abuse.
Piers said: “I have always supported trans rights to fairness and equality and I mean that sincerely.”
‘Jame, – who was wearing a black mask and sunglasses – hit back: “That’s bull**** bro.”
Piers calmly replied: “You can say bull**** bro and you’re entitled to. It’s an uncensored show and you’ve just proven it.”
‘Jame’ continued to argue: “Wasn’t your profile picture a f***ing picture of a penguin?”
Piers stepped in: “There’s no point swearing. I apologise to our viewers for your bad language.”
He explained: “This is a chance for you to present yourself in a way that we can have a proper debate. If you’ve got no interest in doing that, that’s fine, but I’m just going to say to you I’ve always supported trans rights to fairness and equality.
“My issue with how this trans debate is going is in issues like sport where I think it’s very unfair that trans women should be competing against women with female biological bodies.”
Losing her temper, ‘Jame’ said: “Piers, Piers, shut up bro. What are all these dog whistles and talking points.”
Piers argued: “You can’t just call everyone who disagrees with you transphobic,” and warned: “If you keep swearing I’ll have to cut you off.”
He continued: “I’m trying to give you a chance. What is your problem with my position?”
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Refusing to give Piers an answer, ‘Jame’ said: “I don’t really know.
“I’m going to leave the interview now. I only came on here because I thought it would be kind of funny, but I want to say you’re a c*** and a…”
The abusive activist’s video link went black as Piers abruptly pulled him off air for the bad language.
Piers told TalkTV viewers: “I apologise to all viewers who were listening to that, unfortunately, a complete idiot, which is what we saw from the video.
“We hoped we could have a reasonable conversation, that’s unfortunately what we saw in the video – a very unpleasant piece of work.
“They think it’s fine to come on a show like this and pretend to debate and then engage in just abusive language, that’s fine.”
Later in the show, Piers further apologised to viewers – and issued a ban on ‘Jame’ ever appearing on TalkTV again.
“I just want to reiterate , apologies to anybody who was offended by the pretty appalling language you heard from the first guest in that debate.
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“It’s a shame. I wanted to have a rational, sensible debate. They didn’t, so that’s it.
“They won’t be back and we move on.”