PIERS Morgan has reignited the feud with Dan Walker following the BBC Breakfast presenter's exit from Strictly.

Walker was eliminated from the TV dancing contest on Sunday December 5 during the quarter-final results show, after the judges voted unanimously in the dance off to send AJ Odudu through to the semi-finals.

Speaking after his exit, Walker said that he was grateful for the past 11 weeks and thanked the judges for their "constructive" feedback.

He later praised partner Nadiya Bychkova for teaching him to dance, he said: “@NadiyaBychkova is a superstar: kind, encouraging, funny, clever, the best teacher I could ever have hoped for & a great friend.”

However, Morgan, who used to present at the same time as Walker on rival breakfast show Good Morning Britain, took the tweet as an opportunity to mock the presenter.

He said: “You came 5th, mate. She needed a better pupil.”

Twitter users were unimpressed by his comment, with one writing "Absolutely no need for this tweet" and another writing "He was great. Took a lot of guts and effort. Slagging him off is beneath you Piers."

Walker responded alongside a GIF of Piers' infamous walk-out earlier this year, he said: "Morning, I did think about walking off when @CraigRevHorwood gave me some grief in week 2 but… who does that?"

It is not the first time Walker, from Crawley, and Morgan, from Newick, have bickered online, with Walker mocking his former ITV rival after he stormed off the set of Good Morning Britain earlier this year.

Sharing a selfie on the day of Morgan’s exit, Walker tweeted: “This was taken a few seconds before I stormed off set because Carol said it was going to be chilly this weekend.”

Morgan responded: “I’m surprised BBC bosses didn’t storm in and drag you off set after yesterday’s ratings came in.”

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