Susanna Reid jokes working with Piers Morgan is like ‘looking after a TODDLER’… but admits the outspoken host makes her ‘more opinionated’
Susanna Reid has admitted working with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain is like ‘looking after a toddler.’
The presenter, 48, made a glamorous appearance on Wednesday’s The One Show where she admitted the outspoken host has forced her to be ‘more opinionated.’
Susanna also told Matt Baker and Mel Giedroyc that she’s enjoyed being ‘let off the leash’ as a host of Good Morning Britain after years of staying neutral as a presenter for the BBC.
Hilarious: Susanna Reid has admitted working with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain is like ‘looking after a toddler,’ as she appeared on Wednesday’s The One Show
Speaking about working with Piers, Susanna explained: ‘Actually he really livens up the show and what I’ve loved about the fact that he’s there, apart from the fact that he’s really annoying, is that actually he’s made me much more opinionated.
‘He does not care what people think about what he thinks and having spent so long being very neutral about my opinions, I’m allowed to be a little bit let off the leash.
‘I always think it’s not like a cup of tea and a piece of toast in the morning it’s like a triple espresso shot in the morning and people seem to like that.’
Fun: The presenter spoke openly about working with Piers on Good Morning Britain, as the pair’s hilarious partnership has earned them an army of fans
Open: Susanna was a guest on The One Show to also speak about her upcoming documentary on murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne (above with hosts Matt Baker and Mel Giedroyc
Views: The star admitted working has Piers has helped her to be ‘more opinionated’ after years of staying neutral as a breakfast host for BBC
Susanna was a guest on the show to speak about her upcoming documentary Sarah Payne: The Untold Story, which sees her interview the schoolgirl’s mother Sara almost 20 years after her murder.
Explaining her role in the special, Susanna said: ‘I didn’t know Sara well but I felt like I knew her as a friend because I was so familiar with her she’s so striking that long dark hair, we remember her from those press conferences and her appeals for info in those desperate two and a half weeks just touched the hearts of a nation.
‘Sara is such a brave determined woman, but I think we overlook she exhumed some of her grief. She campaigned successfully for Sarah’s law to allow parents to have a little more information about sex offenders living locally.
‘Part of the purpose of this programme is to let a little bit of the story go and allow the identities that they were all given as kind of siblings it’s to allow them a little bit of breathing space and tell their story in their own words.’
Truth: She explained: ‘[Piers] does not care what people think about what he thinks and having spent so long being very neutral about my opinions, I’m allowed to be a let off the leash’
Candid: Susanna added: ‘I always think it’s not like a cup of tea and a piece of toast in the morning it’s like a triple espresso shot in the morning and people seem to like that’
Out and about: The star made a glamorous exit from The One Show studios in London, displaying her svelte physique in a scarlet midi dress
Glam: Susanna accessorised her look with nude platform heels and a monochrome handbag as she headed out of the TV studio
Stylish: The star looked incredible stylish in her bright red frock as she exited the TV studio after her evening appearance
Wide awake: Susanna also admitted she has no issue with getting up early for Good Morning Britain, explaining it is no different to ‘waking up for a flight’
Susanna also cut a stylish figure in a fitted scarlet dress as she left the The One Show studios after her TV appearance.
The mother-of-three teamed her chic ensemble with matching nude heels as she stepped out into the capital.
Susanna was incredible fresh-faced for The One Show despite admitting during the interview she had been awake since 3:50am, as she admitted her early start is no different to ‘getting up for a flight.’
Lovely: The mother-of-three even matched her dress with the bright red nail polish as she strolled into the studio
A vision: Susanna also chatted with The One Show presenter Mel – who is standing in for Alex Jones
Beaming: The chic presenter was beaming from ear-to-ear as she made her way outside for a later segment
Perfect: Her scarlet dress boasted a pretty ruched detailing at the waist along with a built-in belt