Richard Madeley is now the frontrunner in the race to replace Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, it has been reported. The 64-year-old is set to join the ITV news show in June for a "trial", with the contract potentially extended if it goes well.
This won't be Richard's first stint on the programme as he has previously stood in for Piers a number of times. It comes after Piers quit in March after being asked to apologise by bosses for claiming he didn't believe Meghan Markle's claims in her Oprah interview.
A source told The Sun : "Piers is nigh-on impossible to replace and GMB execs accept this, but Richard has his own inimitable style. “Like Piers, he’s a trained journalist who knows how to press guests and get a decent ‘line’ fromRead more on mirror.co.uk