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Piers Morgan claims ITV boss made ‘crude gesture’ and compared him to Voldemort

Piers Morgan has accused ITV executive Kevin Lygo of calling him ‘Voldemort’ and making a crude gesture during a recent speech.

Writing in the Mail on Sunday, he said: ‘Kevin Lygo – who oversaw my sudden departure from Good Morning Britain… gleefully stamped on my grave in his speech at the Festival Hall.

‘Referring to me as evil Harry Potter villain Voldermort, Lygo quipped: “He’s not here, is he? Of course he’s not here – he f***ing walked off, didn’t he?”

He continued: ‘Lygo then made a crude ‘w***er’ hand signal, to raucous laughter from an audience including Holly Willoughby, Bear Grylls and Brian May.

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