John Cleese's Twitter Takedown of Piers Morgan Is Epic

Morgan should delete his Twitter now.

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Piers Morgan, public enemy number one, has managed to get into yet another fight after penning a Daily Mail article two weeks ago where he trashed the legendary John Cleese. Morgan—who apparently used to think Cleese was a “comic genius”—called Cleese a “whining pub bore” after Cleese snubbed him in a New York restaurant. A true tragedy. Cleese got wind of the article and said what everyone wished they could say to Piers Morgan: 


Piers Morgan writes that I didn't recognise him in a restaurant in New York.I did.I just didn't want to speak to someone I truly detest

— John Cleese (@JohnCleese) June 5, 2015

And thus began a Twitter fight for the ages. Cleese was the unanimous winner. Here’s some of the fight, blow for blow:


Ooooh, now you're getting malicious & nasty @JohnCleese - do you think I'm one of your ex wives?

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 5, 2015


Piers is now asking when I'll be funny again.'It's been a long time" Answer : "Piers,when are you going to be talented.It's been a lifetime'

— John Cleese (@JohnCleese) June 5, 2015


Glad I was able to make you popular again. >RT @JohnCleese My thanks to Piers M for providing me with my most successful tweet ever.

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 5, 2015

If there was any doubt that Morgan lost, let the following petty attempts to insult Cleese be proof:


My latest movie Entourage is out this week, @JohnCleese. My 7th in 4yrs. How's your film career going?

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 5, 2015


FYI, @JohnCleese appeared as a cameo in Entourage, the TV series. I was invited to appear in Entourage, the movie. #BigScreenMorgan

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 5, 2015


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