Piers appeared on a celeb particular of Who Needs To Be A Millionaire? (Image: ITV )
Good Morning Britain co-presenter Piers Morgan skilled an embarrassing finish to his time on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? when he left with a mere £1,000 after taking a mistaken activate a Formula One query.
On tonight’s present, Piers sat within the scorching seat reverse host Jeremy Clarkson in a bid to lift cash for Scotty’s Little Soldiers, a charity that gives assist to youngsters whose dad and mom misplaced their lives serving within the British Armed Forces.
Having reached £16,000, Piers, 55, was in line to get to his security web of £32,000 when he was requested which world champion racing driver had not been a teammate of Lewis Hamilton in Method One.
With the choices being Kimi Räikkönen, Nico Rosberg, Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button, Piers referred to as up his GMB co-presenter Susanna Reid for assist, though she was unable to supply a guess.
In the long run, Piers opted for the inaccurate possibility Jenson Button, with the precise reply being Kimi Räikkönen.
This meant that he ended up leaving with simply £1,000, regardless of managing to climb the ladder to 16 occasions that quantity.
Regardless of coming away with far lower than he supposed, Piers pledged to make up the distinction to his chosen charity, donating £15,000 of his personal cash for a complete of £16,000.
One viewer praised Piers for making up the cash to Scotty’s Little Troopers, tweeting: ‘What a tremendous gesture!’
One other individual remarked that whereas the broadcaster had a ‘shocker’ on the programme, ‘honest play for making up the distinction to charity’.
Additionally starring on tonight’s movie star particular of Who Needs To Be A Millionaire? was Range star Jordan Banjo.
On Christmas Day, Piers shared a moving tribute to Kate Garraway, who was spending the day other than her husband Derek Draper.
Derek has been in hospital since March after being identified with Covid-19.
‘We’re notably pondering of our colleague Kate, in fact, who gained’t be with Derek this Christmas. It was all the time a particular time, we all know, for the household and our hearts exit to Kate and the children at present,’ Piers mentioned on Good Morning Britain.
Who Needs To Be A Millionaire shall be out there to look at on ITV Participant.