Piers Morgan's wife devastated after thieves stole sentimental anniversary present
- Bang Showbiz
- 18 August 2020
'Good Morning Britain' host Piers Morgan's wife Celia was left devastated after thieves stole a sentimental anniversary gift during a terrifying raid of their rented villa in the south of France
Piers Morgan's wife Celia was left devastated after thieves stole a sentimental anniversary gift during a terrifying raid.
The 'Good Morning Britain' host's partner has opened up about the horrifying experience after they were burgled last week while they slept during their holiday in the south of France, and she is gutted after they took a meaningful art deco ring.
Writing in the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Celia – who married Piers 10 years ago and received the item as a fifth anniversary gift – said: "The jewellery part did sting. It still stings now, almost a week on.
"The art deco ring my husband had bought me for our fifth wedding anniversary; the vintage Pucci cuff I'd picked up a flea market in LA; those earrings I'd bought from Alfies Antique Market on the Edgware Road when my first book advance came through: every last piece I had with me was gone, none of it of great value, all of it irreplaceable."
Journalist Celia revealed she realised what had happened when they got up at 6.15am on Thursday (13.08.20) to get ready to check out of the villa.
She continued: "The previous night had been spent getting our rented house ready for 'check-out' – but the place was a mess.
"My handbag was upside-down on the sofa, the box I keep my jewellery in lying empty beside it."
According to French police, the intruder had been in the home just 15 minutes earlier, which left Celia – who was joined on the trip by her husband, their eight-year-old daughter Elise and his three sons Spencer, 27, Stanley, 23, and 19-year-old Bertie – with a disturbing thought.
She added: "The up-turned handbag found in the sitting room had originally been on a chair in our bedroom.
"They must have crept in there and stood inches away from us while we slept."