The battle of the CNN has-beens became more vicious Thursday with fired host Piers Morgan calling his predecessor Larry King a "poisonous twerp."
The war of words came after King attackedMorgan during an appearance on Howard Stern's Sirius radio show.
On the show King bashed both the network's coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane and Morgan, who took over for him in 2011 before Morgan was let go
in March of this year for poor ratings.
"I thought that he made himself too much part of the show," King said
of Morgan. "I always said, if you turn on an interview show on television, 95 percent of the time you should see the guest. If 95 percent of the time you see the host, there’s something wrong with that."
Morgan responded to the criticism with a series of Tweets.
King has yet to respond.
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