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09 December 2019 14:32

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Piers Morgan regrets not 'having a crack' on Kate Garraway because 'bar was low' with husband

4 Kate Garraway stripped nude for a steamy bath pic Credit: Instagram 4 Kate posted another pic being reunited with her children Credit: Instagram The posts come after ITV co-star Piers Morgan brutally ripped into Kate's husband. 4 Kate narrowly missed our on a space in the finale Credit: Rex Features Piers Morgan has revealed how he once insulted Kate Garraway's husband, as he joked about trying it on with her. When the Good Morning Britain presenter, 54, heard I'm A Celebrity star Kate was marrying Derek Draper he emailed her to make fun. He claimed that Kate found the comment hilarious and even put the quote on the menu cards when she married former Labour Party advisor Derek in 2005. Wrting his Event column, Piers explained: "It's been no surprise to see my GMB colleague Kate Garraway being such a trouper on I'm A Celebrity...

Derek supported Kate every step of the way while she was in the jungle. Kate became the ninth star to leave I'm A Celebrity last night, narrowly missing out on a place in tonight's final. PIERS Morgan hit out at I'm A Celeb star Kate Garraway's loved-up hubby Derek Draper, saying: "If I'd known the bar was that low, I'd have had a crack myself." The 54-year-old Good Morning Britain host admitted he used to "lock horns" with the former Labour party press chief when he was a newspaper editor. 5 Kate Garraway was hugged by adoring husband Derek on the bridge last night Credit: Rex Features Writing in his Event magazine column today, he said: "It's been no surprise to see my GMB colleague Kate Garraway being such a trouper on I'm A Celebrity... However, he insisted Kate was so delighted with his comment that she put the quote on menu cards when they got married.

5 Kate and Derek at the National TV Awards in London Credit: Getty - Contributor 5 Derek and Kate at a party in London back in 2017 Credit: Alamy 5 Piers said: 'If I'd known the bar was that low, I'd have had a crack myself' Credit: Getty - Contributor Derek has been a dedicated cheerleader for his 52-year-old wife during her time in the I'm A Celeb jungle. When fans asked if she was wearing make-up in the jungle, he told The Sun Online: "Take it from someone who knows - she never looks better than first thing in the morning." 5 Derek and Kate at Piers Morgan's Christmas party last year Credit: Rex Features I'm A Celeb champ Jacqueline & husband Dan kiss before reuniting with kids Exclusive Jungle SHOWDOWN Jac Jossa & cheating Dan in tense talks as his mum points the finger QUEEN'S RULING Jac Jossa is first winner to EVER cancel live TV chats after threesome claim BRAVE FACE I'm A Celeb's Jac Jossa puts wedding ring back ON & says she's 'absolutely fine' JUNGLE CRISIS Jacqueline & Dan whisked off for crisis talks as cheat storm overshadows win HAPPY ARRIVAL Corrie's Julia gives birth to baby son Franklin Wolf after early labour 'TOUGH TIMES' I'm A Celeb's Andy Whyment confirms Jacqueline struggled after cheat claims from bugs to rat Jacqueline Jossa wins I'm A Celeb and declares love for cheat Dan Osborne SUPER SOAKER I'm A Celeb's Kate Garraway sets pulses racing with nude pic of 'first bath' 'trying to be me' Caitlyn Jenner fights back tears as she gives emotional speech on IAC Piers Morgan has hit out at Kate Garraway's husband Derek Draper, saying: 'If I'd known the bar was that low, I'd have had a crack myself'. The TV presenter, 54, admitted he used to often butt heads with his Good Morning Britain co-host's husband Derek, both 52, when he was a press chief for Labour and Piers was editor of the Daily Mirror. Writing in his column for Event magazine, Piers took a swipe at Derek, saying: 'It's been no surprise to see my GMB colleague Kate Garraway being such a trouper on I'm A Celebrity... Jab: Piers Morgan has hit out at Kate Garraway's husband Derek Draper, saying: 'If I'd known the bar was that low, I'd have had a crack myself' (pictured in March 2017) 'After Kate announced she was marrying her husband Derek Draper, with whom I used to lock horns when he was a Labour spin doctor and I was editor of the Daily Mirror, I emailed her to say: "If I'd known the bar was that low, I'd have had a crack myself."' However, Piers insisted Kate did not take offense to his comment and found it so hilarious that she put it on menu cards at her wedding to Derek.

Kate and Derek have been married for fourteen years, with the former lobbyist cheering his wife on for the duration of her stint in the jungle. Locking horns: Piers admitted he used to often butt heads with Kate's husband Derek, both 52, when he was a press chief for Labour and Piers was the editor of the Daily Mirror In an array of sweet and revealing interviews, the couple discussed their union, with Derek admitting that he feared she was 'a high-maintenance TV bimbo' while she suffered a cancer scare at the start of their relationship. Kate, who was married to Ian Rumsey from 1998 to 2002, met Derek when they were set up by mutual friend, then-political editor of GMTV Gloria De Piero. Good sort: Piers insisted Kate did not take offense to his comment and found it so hilarious that she put it on menu cards at her wedding to Derek Romance: Kate and Derek have been married for fourteen years with the former lobbyist cheering his wife on for the duration of her stint in the jungle Support: Derek flew to Australia to be read to greet Kate when she left the jungle (pictured in November 2019) Reunited: Kate ran into Derek's arms when he greeted her on the bridge after her elimination from the jungle Speaking on Lorraine, Derek - who was joined by their kids Darcey and William in Australia - also gushed about the presenter's 'knockout' appearance following her recent two-stone weight loss, enthusing he's fallen in love with her 'all over again'. History: Kate, who was married to Ian Rumsey from 1998 to 2002, met Derek when they were set up by mutual friend, then-political editor of GMTV Gloria De Piero Kate spoke about her experience in the jungle to Piers during an appearance on Monday's episode of Good Morning Britain.

Kate said of the jungle: 'It is really hard and I couldn't really do it, but… it is so extraordinary to be in there. Kate also congratulated Jacqueline Jossa on being crowned Queen of the Jungle, saying: 'She [Jacqueline] comes back to the Versace [hotel]…. Kate Garraway, who came fourth on the show, and Andy Whyment, who placed runner up, appeared on GMB and made the revelation. Kate Garraway and Andy Whyment dropped in on GMB to talk I'm A Celebrity (Picture: ITV) While talking to Kate and Andy, Piers took a moment to congratulate his friend and co-star for her 'brilliant' job in the jungle.