Lord Sugar and Gary Lineker pay thousands to shut Piers Morgan up for 24 hours

The Good Morning Britain host is willing to be silenced – here's how to make it happen...

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He’s known for having opinions and not being afraid to express them but now Piers Morgan is offering to do what so many people apparently wish he would – shut up.

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The Good Morning Britain host is willing to keep his mouth zipped for a whole 24 hours in aid of Comic Relief, and it’s you, the viewing public, who have the power to silence him with your sponsorship.

“In support of Red Nose Day, I have begrudgingly agreed to stop tweeting, writing, broadcasting and just generally running off at the mouth for 24 whole hours. As you can imagine, this doesn’t come naturally and I anticipate some relentless taunting (I’m looking at you, Gary Lineker…)” Morgan writes on his official JustGiving page.

“If the British public raises £50,000, I will shut up to an even greater degree… by wearing a Spurs shirt” he adds.

“So if you would like to see me suffer a great humiliation for a great cause, sponsor me now.”

Lineker has already taken the bate…

And Lord Sugar – who Mmorgan regularly spats with – has called it the “bargain of the century”.

Even Holly Willoughby has forked out to banish the GMB host:

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So, what are you waiting for? If you’ve always wanted to silence Mr Morgan – or seek revenge for his Premier League tweets – you’d best get giving.