Piers Morgan has been questioned for a second time regarding a phone hacking scandal, with the police bringing the infamous Arsenal fan in for an interview, as reported by the BBC.
As the former editor for the Daily Mirror, Morgan was first questioned back in 2013. He insists however, that despite being recalled by the police he was not arrested.
At 1.30pm today, I left a 2nd police interview re Mirror hacking investigation. At 4.30pm, the @guardian phoned me about it.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) April 21, 2015
Morgan spoke to the Guardian following the interview, and released a statement through the media outlet (via the BBC link above).
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“Some time ago I was asked to attend an interview with officers from Operation Golding when I was next in the UK,” he said.
“This was further to a previous voluntary interview I provided in December 2013.
“I attended that interview today. As this is an ongoing investigation, I am unable to comment further until its conclusion.”
The 50-year-old is a well known Arsenal fan, but his views on the club are often somewhat controversial. He is heavily critical of Arsene Wenger in particular, and has long been calling for the manager’s head.
He recently demanded that the Frenchman be sacked, and pleaded with the club to bring exit bound Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp to the Emirates (via the Metro). Morgan is certainly not alone in believing that Klopp should be the next Arsenal manager, but with the team performing the way they are it clearly isn’t the right time to replace Wenger.
The British journalist is unlikely to be arrested for any part he may or may not have played in the phone hacking scandal. If he were to be arrested however, it would at the very least put a stop to his incessant complaining.