Piers Morgan has torn into National Television Awards host David Walliams in a scathing Twitter rant.
The Good Morning Britain presenter, who boycotted the event despite being his show being nominated, ripped into the NTAs host with his hilarious running commentary.
When someone asked if there was any "beef" between the pair, the no-nonsense GMB host claimed it was nothing personal but called David a "d**khead".
Piers claimed David was "bombing so badly" that he asked Ricky Gervais to take over and started the hashtag "#BringBackDermot" to call for Dermot O'Leary to return.
He tweeted: "Walliams bombing so badly. Unbearable to know @rickygervais is sitting in the audience but we have to endure this horror hosting. Come on Ricky, storm the stage.. #NTAs"
Piers was infuriated when "creepy" David stripped off for a comedy segment in which he pretended he had lost his trousers.
"F*ck me. Just when you thought it couldn't possibly get any worse, creepy Walliams strips half naked to give himself an award," tweeted Piers.
He added: "BREAKING: Me-Me-Me-Walliams invites audience to call him a 'national treasure'…and is met with deafening silence."
After Michael Palin accepted his Special Recognition award and handed back to David, Piers claimed it was "like going from Nelson Mandela to a Love Island contestant".
But he revelled in David's misery, tweeting: "I'm enjoying not enjoying it. Walliams dying on his fat smug a** is most amusing."
When a follower asked if there was any "beef" between Piers and David, the GMB presenter replied: "Nothing personal – he's just a massive d*ckhead."
After David joked that Caroline Flack was actually in attendance in The Masked Singer's Hedgehog costume, Piers used the opportunity to have a swipe at the NTAs host.
"Walliams' nasty little dig at Caroline Flack went down like a lead balloon. A bit like his entire hosting performance tonight," joked Piers.
He added: "Well, the NTA awards were as predictable as I…predicted, and the host was as awful as I…predicted. Come on ITV, we can do better than this surely? The #NTAs should be a brilliant, unpredictable celebration of British TV, not a tedious carve-up for the same old faces."
Piers then ended his Twitter commentary by promising to continue criticising the ceremony on Wednesday morning's Good Morning Britain.
His final tweet read: "I will be continuing my critique of the #NTAs on tomorrow's @GMB from 6.30am. SPOILER ALERT: it's unlikely to improve overnight..
Some viewers claimed he was trying to hard to imitate Ricky, who he described as the "king of comedy", at the Golden Globes.
Taking to Twitter, one viewer claimed: "David Wallimson is under the impression he was hired to impersonate Ricky Gervais"
"Did David Walliams script rehearsal consist of watching Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes on repeat? Get your own material," added another.
*The National Television Awards air tonight on ITV at 7.30pm
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