Piers Morgan says he was seated in front of Brad Pitt on flight, jokes about his 'celebrity status'

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British Airways Shades Piers Morgan After Host Says He Got Better Seat on Flight Than Brad Pitt


Piers Morgan was on cloud nine when he learned that he had been seated ahead of Brad Pitt on a British Airways flight.

"So Brad Pitt just got on my @British_Airways plane to London. He's in seat 6F, I'm in 1A," the 51-year-old TV personality tweeted on Monday. "This settles my celebrity status once and for all."

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Upon seeing the message, the airline playfully quipped back that there was a mix-up in the seating arrangements. "Ooops, seems like we made a mistake there," British Airways responded. "Piers! Any chance you could swap with him?"

This was apparently a star-studded flight. In a later tweet, Morgan claimed that both Vogue editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, and soccer pro, Jack Butland, were also on the plane.

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Piers Morgan of the CNN program "Piers Morgan Live" poses at the CNN Worldwide All-Star Party, on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Piers Morgan is to join MailOnline. Good news for people who couldn't decide which they disliked more.
Piers Morgan is joining MailOnline? The keymaster has joined the gatekeeper.
Piers Morgan working for the Daily Mail will make it a much more reasonable read. Clearly.
http://t.co/QpKQLR6Bt6 Wow! didn't think it was possible for Piers Morgan to make himself more unlikeable.
Unless Piers Morgan is on fire, I have no interest in any news he has.
Piers Morgan as Mail Online editor. It's like Zuul and the Keymaster have found each other.
Piers Morgan joins Mail Online as its permanent sidebar of shame (and US Editor at Large): http://t.co/FZVQlE8UTA
Piers Morgan lands at a paper deserving of his ethics, professionalism and judgment: The Daily Mail. http://t.co/hxv1LDferL
Journalistic ebola RT @_Lester_Bangs "@guardian: Piers Morgan joins Mail Online asUS editor-at-large http://t.co/1zBzBqQXeC " He'll ruin you
If ever there was a match made in heaven it's Piers Morgan and the Mail Online.
If you didn't think the Daily Mail could get any lower it just did. It's employed Piers Morgan.
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Butland set the record straight about where he was sitting after Morgan alleged he was "somewhere in the back."

"Not that far back, 4A to be precise, had to look at the back of your head for two hours! Thank god I slept!," he tweeted. Morgan wrote back, "My apologies...two rows ahead of Brad Pitt and only three rows behind me. Congrats mate."

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Morgan doesn't hold back when it comes to calling out stars on his Twitter feed. After this year's SAG Awards, a social media feud erupted between him and Susan Sarandon after he called her cleavage-baring top worn at the awards show "inappropriate."

"[He] has way too much time on his hands, obviously," Sarandon quipped to ET about Morgan's reaction to her outfit. "I love the solidarity of women that came forward."

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