Arsenal fan and 'Good Morning Britain' presenter Piers Morgan has endured the affliction of cutting a Tottenham shirt afterwards acceptable funds were aloft for Comic Relief.
With a cogent allowance duke from above Tottenham Hotspur chairman Lord Alan Sugar, the fundraising accomplishment managed to ability the £50,000 ambition that would not alone see Morgan don the colours of his hated bounded rivals, but accept to booty a day off amusing media too.
A arresting actor on Twitter, Morgan – already declared by the Telegraph's Alan Tyers as the "man who has got the job of able Arsenal fan covered" - reported later: "It fabricated me puke."
The annual had been taken up avidly by Lord Sugar, who attempted to assemblage abutment amid the football association "to accomplish Piers Morgan abrasion the shirt".
The movement has accustomed articulate abetment from above Spurs favourite and television presenter Gary Lineker, as able-bodied as auger and above amateur Robbie Savage.
Spurs advanced Harry Kane contributed £2,000 and offered to bifold the bulk if Morgan would booty his afflictive adventure one footfall further.
And with the absolute at aloof beneath £20,000 Lord Sugar fabricated a desperate intervention.
In a video acquaint on amusing media, he said: "We're aloof abbreviate of a few quid, so I'm activity to top it up to accomplish abiding that 50 admirable is there, to accomplish abiding that Morgan is not alone gagged but additionally has to abrasion the Tottenham shirt.
"What a admirable altogether present for me... for him to absolutely go into blackout mode. Unbelievable."
True to his word, there has appropriately far been annihilation appear on Friday on Morgan's official Twitter account.