Viewers Spot Potential Weapon On Serial Killer During Piers Morgan Interview

Last night, Britain sat and watched in horror as Piers Morgan's show Confessions of a Serial Killer aired on ITV.

Morgan was interviewing 'unashamed' serial killer Bernard Giles, a man who was jailed in 1977 for the murders of five women.

However, whilst viewers were shocked by Giles' attitude and seeming lack of remorse for his actions, they were equally as unnerved by the fact that he sat just feet away from Morgan with a potential weapon - a pen - in his top pocket.

Bernard Giles murdered five women in the 1970s. Credit: ITV
Bernard Giles murdered five women in the 1970s. Credit: ITV

OK, so it's not exactly something you'd classically associate with a violent attack, but this guy did kill a load of people, so it's not unreasonable to be worried. Whatever your views on Piers, we don't want to see anything horrific happen to him.

Anyway, it didn't, but that didn't stop viewers pointing out to him how close he was to a potentially armed killer. Thanks a bunch, guys.

After the show, a viewer tweeted: "@piersmorgan how come Bernard was allowed a pen in his pocket? Surely he could stab and kill with it?"

Piers then responded: "I only noticed it on him when we'd finished. Rather unnerving!"

Morgan has since spoken about how he got 'chills' from watching the show back afterwards. He described Giles' demeanour as 'very scary'.

However, it's all good, because Piers also added that there were 'heavily armed guards' outside the room.

Above all of that, the really unnerving bit was when Giles spoke about how he felt murdering the five women, who were all hitchhikers that he picked up and took to remote spots before sexually assaulting them and killing them.

He said: "This was my life's passion - to murder women."

When asked how it feels to take a life, he continued: "Very stimulated. Very provoked.

"The thing is what is your passion in your life? What is the thing you like to do more than anything else. And you're doing it. You are so there.

"It's like you can see the atoms vibrating. It's difficult to describe."

Bernard Giles and Piers Morgan. Credit: ITV
Bernard Giles and Piers Morgan. Credit: ITV

Understandably, that freaked people out even more than the fact that he could have stabbed Piers in the throat with a pen.

One Twitter user said: "Watching #ConfessionsOfASerialKiller @piersmorgan looking so calm. I'd be freaking. So weird hearing a killer talk so calmly about his killings as though it was nothing."

Another added: "Just wondering why @piersmorgan choose to sit so close to a serial killer. once a killer always a killer."

Well, if you want to see the whole thing, it's available on the ITV Hub online right now. Be warned, this guy is seriously creepy.

Featured Image Credit: ITV

Tom Wood

Tom Wood is a freelance journalist and LADbible contributor. He graduated from University of London with a BA in Philosophy before studying for a Masters in Journalism at the University of Salford. He has previously written for the M.E.N Group as well as working for several top professional sports clubs. Contact him on [email protected]

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