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Piers Morgan is known for getting up close and personal with celebrities, but there are a few he'd just as soon stay far away from. Starting with Madonna.
"She’s a complete con artist and those arms are just terrifying," the CNN host tells the U.K. Mirror.
"It’s like watching Conan the Barbarian," he continues. "She’s looking even more barbaric than ever at the moment, utterly grotesque."
Why the hate for the Material Girl? Apparently, they have a feud going way back, which he explained (sort of) to Access Hollywood's Billy Bush in 2011.
"There was a bread roll throwing incident in London in the mid '90s; there was an incident at a hotel in the south of France at the Cannes Film Festival involving a photographer and a bodyguard," Morgan explained. "And there's been an incident involving a pub owned by her recently departed husband, Guy Ritchie, where my brother was the manager."
Beyond the "bread roll throwing incident," Morgan admits he has a grudge from the days when he was a newspaper editor, and Madonna's publicist gave the scoop to a rival paper. But the bitterness is ongoing. Earlier this year, Piers went into a vicious Twitter tirade during her Super Bowl performance ("Somebody. Stop. Her. My toes are actually curling. What on earth is she singing now?"), and he has outright banned her from appearing on his CNN show, Piers Morgan Tonight. Maybe he's afraid she'll throw a bread roll at him?
But it's not just Madonna who Morgan, 46, has harsh words for. In the Mirror interview, he also describes Kate Moss as "a real, spoilt little madam" and a "vile little creature."
"Kate Moss is utterly horrific," says Piers, after describing a bizarre incident in which Moss repeatedly kicked him while laughing. "If people actually knew what she was like they would never, ever be interested in her again."
The gossipy TV personality doesn't hate everyone, though. He likes Gwyneth Paltrow ("a dark horse, much more fun than you might think") and Cameron Diaz ("a really cool girl"), and he once got drunk with Bruce Willis after the actor threatened to kill him. But he does worry that he has a bad effect on Hollywood couples, since both Seal and Heidi Klum, and Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, split up shortly after doing interviews on his show.
"Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher came on not too long ago, holding hands, kissing and cuddling, and talking about their amazing love that would never die," he recalls. "They were telling me how they’d leave each other little Post-it notes in the kitchen. It all seemed really sweet and natural. So I was really shocked when it went wrong."
We're kind of surprised he didn't blame it on Madonna...