Piers Morgan apologized to Ed Sheeran after hackers took control of his Twitter account and used it to send abusive tweets.
The 57-year-old media personality was temporarily locked out of his account late last month after being targeted by hackers.
His official account shared a series of false information, racism and abusive posts, including Sheeran and late Queen.
In a post targeting Sheeran, Morgan’s account with more than 8.3 million followers tweeted the Shape Of You singer: “Ginger p****”
But Morgan, who returned to Twitter on Sunday night, explained that he had been “hacked” and had last posted on Dec. 26.
He said: “By the way, I’m so sorry for all the abusive crap posted on my feed after I got hacked on Boxing Day (yes, yep, make your own jokes) especially @edsheeran , I think he’s a very talented singer-songwriter with beautiful hair, not a ‘ginger p****’.”
Offensive posts have been removed.
The former Good Morning Britain (GMB) presenter joined TalkTV last year as host of its Uncensored show, having previously quit smoking The ITV breakfast show comes after a feud with a co-presenter over the Duchess of Sussex.
Piers Morgan’s Twitter account posts offensive messages after being hacked
Earlier this month, the Metropolitan Police said it would not hold a suspect Send death threats to Morgan online with his family.
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On Twitter, Morgan had previously complained about “big problems with how big tech companies enforce their security procedures.”
It follows the account of Education Minister Gillian Keegan appearing to have been hacked on Christmas Day.
Her account responded to tweets with links to websites advertising cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.