SUSANNA Reid has insisted she won’t let trolls drive her out of her job at Good Morning Britain.
In recent days, the 47-year-old has been branded a “d***head” and a “bigot” on Twitter, while others have demanded she quit her job because of her outspoken and highly opinionated co-host, Piers Morgan.
But speaking to The Mail on Sunday, Susanna said the notion was ridiculous, saying: “People say, ‘How can you carry on working alongside Piers? For the sake of your own dignity, just walk.’
“But why should I give up my paid employment because of the person sitting next to me?
“That doesn’t make any sense. This is my living, this is how I pay my mortgage.”
The mother-of-three said it would be awkward if she just left the show, but thankfully, she doesn’t have “any inclination” to walk.
She added: “People also have a go because I take issue with the person sitting next to me.
“That’s when I know I’m winning. I’m staying right where I am.”
Last week, before her final stint on the show before her summer holidays, Susanna took to Twitter to make it clear she was staying put despite the online abuse she had received.
She wrote: “Getting hit from left and right.
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“Criticised for being too opinionated…and too quiet. Accused of being a snowflake and a c***.
“Too liberal…too enabling, ‘good looking, but…’ My skin just gets thicker by the second.
“And we do it all again tomorrow @gmb 6am.”
She added in a second tweet: “Half my critics think I should leave MY paid employment because THEY take issue with the person sitting next to me.
“The other half think I should leave, BECAUSE I take issue with the person sitting next to me.
“I’m staying right where I am.”
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