Piers Morgan sends touching message to ‘brilliant’ Kate McCann after TalkTV host faints during the leadership debate


PIERS Morgan sent his best wishes to the “brilliant” Kate McCann last night after she fainted during the Sun’s Tory leadership debate.

The fiery battle between wannabe PMs Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak was cut short at 6.31pm when the TalkTV host collapsed on stage.

Eyewitnesses told The Sun how Mr Sunak raced to Kate’s side, while Ms Truss also went to check on the presenter.

Both candidates were then seen kneeling down to check if she was okay, as worried viewers took to Twitter to show their concern.

Among them was fellow presenter of Kate McCann TalkTV presenter Piers, who joked she was trying to steal his limelight.

The cheeky Sun columnist wrote: “I’ve seen some sneaky ways to make yourself the biggest star at Talk TV but this is ridiculous @KateEMcCann – seriously, glad you’re OK.

“You were brilliant until this happened, and will be brilliant in the rematch.”

During a fiery 30-minute debate before the incident, Foreign Secretary Ms Truss had promised to “relieve the burden on Sun readers” with a tax-cuts bonanza.

But Mr Sunak hit back by branding her plans “morally wrong”.

The pair continued fielding questions from Sun readers after the show went off air.

A News UK spokeswoman said: “Kate McCann fainted on air last night and although she is fine, the medical advice was that we shouldn’t continue with the debate.

“We apologise to our viewers and listeners.”

In key developments:

  • Sun readers grilled both candidates on their plans to become the next PM
  • Rishi hit out at Liz’s tax cuts – saying it was a “false economy” that raising taxes would bring more money in
  • Liz vowed to slash red tape for farmers to make food cheaper for everyday Brits as Sun reader Gemma told her she was having to ration pricy meat
  • Both candidates proudly played up their links to the NHS – with Rishi revealing his grandad has sadly been sick in hospital
  • The wannabe-PMs clashed again on the economy and how to tackle spiralling inflation as they trashed the Government’s record
  • In a Sun poll readers said Ms Truss was the strongest performer of the night by 54 to 46 per cent, falling in for Mr Sunak.

Tensions flared once again in the heated race for No10 as the candidates prepare to clash in key battlegrounds.

Ms Truss flew out of the blocks to champion her key promise of lower taxes – and hurled a broadside at the former Chancellor for hiking taxes during his three years in the Treasury.

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