Ariana Grande and Piers Morgan Spend Thanksgiving Eve Arguing About Little Mix, Misogyny, and Nudity


Is it something about Thanksgiving? Because the Twitter fights just seem to pile up. Already, we’ve seen not one, or two, but three notable feuds this week. And now Piers Morgan, in what is an annual turkey week tradition apparently, is an online spat once again — this time with singer Arianna Grande over (checks notes) misogyny, I guess?

Amazingly, Morgan had a noteworthy Twitter fight last Thanksgiving week, too. AND the one before that. Like I said, it must be something about turkey and stuffing that brings out the … beefs? I may have to work on that theory. In any case, here’s the latest.

The story begins like most of history’s tragic tales: with a Piers Morgan tweet.

With that shot, Joan Grande, mother to Ariana Grande, who I gather is a rather popular musician, quote retweeted Piers. “Honestly what is wrong with you,” she tweeted to him. “Didn’t your mother ever teach you, if you have nothing nice to say, don’t say it!”

Naturally, Morgan tweeted back, also in the form of a quote retweet, and said he’d rather singers were selling albums than “their nudity,” and the internet unleashed hell. It was something he also said about Little Mix, another popular musical act, on Good Morning Britain. “It’s nonsense” he said of her underwear instagram photo, which tells you what a serious intellectual debate we have brewing here. “It’s just stripping off to sell records. It’s actually using sex and sexuality to sell records. That’s it. There’s nothing else to this.”

He said “as your daughter does” at the end of that tweet. And that’s when Ariana joined in.

If you aren’t on the edge of your seat yet, I don’t know which washed-up talent judge and pop music star’s mother’s discussion about underwear instagram YOU’RE reading, because I’m sweating bullets right now.

Grande hit Morgan again.

And then, the coup de grâce. Piers posing partially nude. So not just hypocritical but terrifying.


MTV (UK) summarized the stories, and tweeted it with the headline “Ariana Grande, the new official clap back queen, drags Piers Morgan over his misogynistic comments towards Little Mix”

And Morgan clapped(?) at that.

Also political activist Kenidra Woods joined in.

And Piers retorted with a “who are you?” thus completing the full circle of celebrity beefing.

So what I’m getting at is, Happy Thanksgiving! Have some beef like British people do I guess!

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