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Piers Morgan give Heather Mills her dream moment at the Leveson Inquiry (video)

by | 20th, December 2011

AT the Leveson Inquiry into media standards former Sun reporter and editor of the  News of The World and  Daily Mirror Piers Morgan refused to answer questions under oath. He did listen to a voicemail left by Sir Paul McCartney for his former wife Heather Mills. But Morgan says he won’t talk about it because he wasn’t to protect his source.

Smell that, readers. That is the smell of honour.

Did Piers Morgan listen to illegally obtained voicemails.

PM: “I don’t believe so, no.”

Or as Morgan once wrote in the Daily Mirror :

“The couple had clearly had a tiff. Heather had fled to India, and Paul was pleading with her to come back.”

Unethical, then?

As we  reported , back in 2009, Morgan appeared on the BBC’s Desert Island Disks radio show. Said he:

I make no pretence about the stuff we used to do.”

PM : “It depends on the circumstances in which you were listening to it. I’m not going to discuss where I heard it or who played it to me.”

Lord Justice Leveson, chimed in:

“The only person who would lawfully be able to listen to the message is the lady in question or somebody authorised on her behalf to listen to it. Isn’t that right?”

PM : “Possibly… Sorry, what do you expect me to say?”

Leveson says he is “perfectly happy” to call Heather Mills to testify “as to whether she authorised you to listen to her voicemails”.

You imagine Lady Macca the Sun’s Lady Mucca would relish the chance to shine as the victim.

PM : “All we know for a fact about Lady Heather Mills McCartney is that in their divorce case Paul McCartney stated as

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