“I don’t believe almost anything that comes out of her mouth and I think the damage she’s done to the British monarchy and to the Queen at a time when Prince Philip is lying in hospital is enormous and frankly contemptible.”
On Twitter today, fans reacted to his exit with many demanding the controversial presenter should return to the show.
One wrote: “I agree, #bringbackpiers.
“He has a right to free speech and a right to voice his opinion.”
A second commented: “@GMB is an absolute shame this morning. #bringbackpiers.”