Piers Morgan has laughed off being branded a “c**t” by an outraged stranger.
The insult came after he announced he will be returning to television as part of News UK’s new TV channel, TalkTV, which launches next year.
Taking to Twitter, Piers, 56, wrote: “Lovely walk through the sun-drenched park with lots of very nice people congratulating me on my my new job… apart from one angry young lady in a very tight-fitting bright blue leotard who just screamed ‘C**T!!!!!!’ at me & then jogged/wobbled on.
“Brave choice of outfit,” he added followed by a crying with laughter emoji.
Some of his eight million followers commented on his post.
Daz Grey wrote: “Social media and society deconstruct have caused this. The fact someone thinks they’ve the right to scream in a persons face in public is abhorrent.
He continued: “The fact so many think it’s ok is dysfunctional. It is alarming to see so many people not fearing the consequences.”
Allexmarie Holland commented: “It was a pleasure to have you out for a walk. How are you supposed to tolerate all the trolls here?
Piers responded: “Twitter’s not the real world… 99 per cent of people that I actually meet are very friendly and nice.
“But on here you get the Billy Big Balls berks spewing bile from their mothers’ basements.”
Piers announced his new job earlier this week, six months after he left Good Morning Britain.
Addressing his exit, he said he had to “ITV refused to accept his agreement to disagree with Piers’ comments about Meghan Markle.
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Piers caused over 57,000 Ofcom complaints including one from Meghan.
Announcing his new job alongside media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Thursday, he wrote: “I’m thrilled to be returning to News Corp which is where I began my media career more than 30 years ago.
“Rupert Murdoch has been a constant and fearless champion of free speech and we are going to be building something new and very exciting together.”