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Alex Beresford reveals he’s faced ‘relentless racist abuse’ since explosive GMB spat with Piers Morgan

ALEX Beresford revealed he’s faced “relentless racist abuse” since his explosive Good Morning Britain spat with Piers Morgan.

The weatherman, 40, sensationally clashed with the former presenter, 55, over his comments about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Alex Beresford clashed with Piers Morgan on GMB


Alex Beresford clashed with Piers Morgan on GMBCredit: Enterprise

However, the argument between the two eventually led to Piers storming off set.

But Alex says the fallout from the clash continues and he has been “subjected to relentless racism” on social media.

He has now admitted to quitting all social media platforms.

Writing for The Telegraph, he said: “I haven’t announced it (like the former Arsenal player Thierry Henry did this week when he publicly quit social media, in response to anonymous racist bullying) but I have been forced to step away from Twitter and Facebook myself, because it was getting too much.

Piers said he didn't believe Meghan's claims in her interview


Piers said he didn’t believe Meghan’s claims in her interviewCredit: pixel8000
He eventually walked out of the studio


He eventually walked out of the studioCredit: ITV

“I am a strong person, but I am not made of steel.”

Alex said the abuse he’s received is “very much the lived experience of racism in Britain”.

He added: “The harsh reality, though, is that social media is just a reflection of a bigger problem in society.

“These people are your co-workers, they are even a parent at the school gate.”

Piers has since quit GMB


Piers has since quit GMBCredit: PA
Alex has said he's quit social media


Alex has said he’s quit social mediaCredit: Instagram

Alex clashed with his co-star after he said he didn’t believe Meghan Markle’s claims in her bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview, which included saying she had suicidal thoughts.

He criticised Piers for “trashing” the Duchess calling his behaviour “absolutely diabolical behaviour” as the star headed for the exit.

Piers told him: “Sorry, see you later. I can’t do this” before walking out.

He later claimed he was snubbed by Alex after he left, saying: “I’ve had nice messages from all the other GMB presenters, apart from Alex Beresford.”

Calling him “GMB’s occasional stand in weatherman” the star explained he was fuming a member of his own team had called him out on air saying he had “gone out of his way” to give Alex career advice.

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