Spencer Morgan, 27, has been left upset over comments made by Lord Sugar that appeared to be a “pop” at his father Piers Morgan and were included in The Apprentice star’s Twitter tribute to Gerard Houllier. Yesterday, the business entrepreneur posted on Twitter noting he was saddened by the passing of the former Liverpool FC manager, and went on to sarcastically question if Piers would “devote half” of Good Morning Britain to discussing how he knew the late star.
Lord Sugar typed: “Sad news on Gérard Houllier. Nice fellow.
Spencer responded: “Using a man’s death to have a pop at someone else. New low.”
However, The Apprentice star did not leave the argument there, as he hit back in a scathing post.
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The business entrepreneur was unhappy that Dan had questioned his tribute, as he tried to stress that he was simply being “ironic” with his statements.
Lord Sugar fumed: “May I suggest you get a life, chill out, see the truth and irony in my comment and mind your own bl**dy business.”
Despite his justification for the tweet, Dan failed to see the supposed “irony” as he labelled it a “pantomime jab”.
The BBC Breakfast star shared: “You used a post about the death of a greatly respected and liked man to make a poorly-timed pantomime jab.