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Piers Morgan welcomes a brand new addition to his family

The former GMB star is a proud father of four

Gemma Strong

Piers Morgan's family just got a little bigger. Taking to Instagram on Thursday, Piers introduced the newest addition to his clan – a tiny kitten named Sid.

The former GMB star shared a montage picture of the playful young cat, including snapshots showing him attacking Piers's leg and foot.

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He wrote: "Meet Sid. He's has a fun morning attacking me." Fans were quick to comment, with a huge number cooing over the adorable kitten and sharing love heart emojis. One follower joked: "Now your posts are interesting – can't beat a cat post!"

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Piers is a father of four children. The 56-year-old shares his three sons – Spencer, 27, Stanley, 24, and 20-year-old Bertie – with his ex-wife, Marion Shalloe; the former couple were married from 1991 until their divorce in 2008.

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Piers introduced his new kitten, Sid, on Instagram

In June 2010, he married journalist Celia Walden, and together the couple are parents to nine-year-old daughter, Elise.

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Celia previously appeared on her husband's former breakfast show, where she admitted to wearing the trousers at home: "I think women are always quietly in charge, I just think it’s best to let the men think that they are."

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The TV star pictured with his three sons

Just last week, Piers shared a family snapshot with his fans in honour of his dad Glynne’s 80th birthday. Alongside a picture showing Piers and Spencer enjoying a drink in the garden with Glynne, he joked: "Three generations of trouble. Happy 80th Dad!"

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Glynne is not Piers's biological father – but has called him 'dad' ever since he was a very young child. The TV presenter's birth father Vincent died when Piers was just 11 months old, and Glynne became his step-dad when he married his mum, Gabrielle.

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Piers is also a proud father to daughter Elise

Piers is very close to both his parents; Gabrielle, in particular, has been a longtime advocate for her son.

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Gabrielle was quick to respond when Lord Alan Sugar previously slammed Piers' interviewing approach on GMB, accusing him of "bullying" his interviewees.

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Piers has a close relationship with his mum

He tweeted: "I wonder if Mrs Morgan senior ( your mum ) is proud of you. You need help. You are a bully."

Taking to her personal account, Gabrielle replied: "I am the proudest Mum in the world. The only journalist doing his job, as you will find out at the end of all this."

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