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John Simpson yells ‘w****r’ on Good Morning Britain before 7am

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John Simpson yells ‘w****r’ on Good Morning Britain before 7am

John Simpson shouted the word “w****r” during an appearance on ITV’s Good Morning Britain on Friday.

The veteran foreign correspondent was discussing his recent novel and recalled his experience of a mock execution while working in Beirut.

“I said to the guy who had fired the gun - or hadn’t fired the gun - ‘do you know what, you’re a real w****r’... oh, sorry!” Simpson said on breakfast television.

Presenters Kate Garraway and Richard Madeley quickly apologised to viewers for his language, before joking that he was “in trouble”.

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