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Susanna Reid congratulates ex Good Morning Britain co-star Piers Morgan on air for Tric Awards win: ‘It was an exhilarating five years’

Susanna Reid took a moment on Good Morning Britain the day after the 2021 Tric Awards to congratulate him for winning best news presenter.

After quitting GMB in January, the outspoken TV personality was up against his ex co-star Susanna in the category along with BBC news anchor Huw Edwards.

Piers was triumphant as he picked up the gong on Wednesday night, and shared a picture of himself flashing it on Twitter as he threw up a V sign.

‘Victory!’ he said.

Susanna was equally happy for him after what she called an ‘exhilarating’ five years co-hosting Good Morning Britain.

Speaking about the awards on Thursday morning she said: ‘It was an absolutely lovely moment yesterday where he said it was team work that made the dream work, and invited me up on stage. But it’s down to you.

‘No one has held politicians to account in a more rigorous way than you did, Piers, during the pandemic. Congratulations, very well deserved.’

 

Piers, who lost out to Ant and Dec at the National Television Awards last week, also reunited with his GMB colleagues Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway on the red carpet.

Kate was another big winner on the night, picking up the Tric special award which was a celebration of her decades long television career.

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Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid were a double act on Good Morning Britain before he quit earlier this year (Picture: ITV)

On Thursday she gave Susanna and Ben a ticking off for not telling her she was about to win.

‘You’re all sneaky liars, you knew but you didn’t tell me!’ she said.

‘It was at the end where I had completely unravelled and my false eyelashes were coming off. I was good on the drink but I just generally unravelled.’

The radio presenter joked that the gong was ‘just for surviving so long’.

‘It felt like a retirement award. It was very nice,’ she added.



Tric Awards 2021 winners list

Radio Programme
Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp

Food Programme
Gordon, Gino & Fred’s American Road Trip

News Presenter
Piers Morgan

Podcast Of The Year
David Tennant Does A Podcast With…

Entertainment
Gogglebox

New Drama
Bridgerton

Reality
I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!

Sport
A League Of Their Own

Drama
Call The Midwife

Factual
The Repair Shop

Soap Actor
Shelley King

Comedy
Would I Lie To You?

Daytime
This Morning

TV Personality
Ant & Dec

Multi-Channel News
Good Morning Britain

Radio Personality
Roman Kemp

Soap Of The Year
Coronation Street

Tric Special Award
Kate Garraway

 


Credit: Original article published here.

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