This Morning guest ‘blocked from return’ after blazing row with Dermot O’Leary

This Morning bosses have reportedly blocked anti-vaxxer Beverley Turner from returning to the show, following her recent appearance during which she clashed with Dermot O'Leary.

During the ITV debate, she claimed that the coronavirus vaccine was ineffective in preventing the spread of the deadly virus, something which Dermot combatted.

She went on to say that young people should reject invitations to have the vaccine.

Following the discussion, it's reported that the 47-year-old will no longer be booked as a news reviewer because her views on the pandemic are too controversial.

A source told the Mail on Sunday: "Production staff were told Bev is banned from the show after the comments she made… they couldn't have her on again."

Beverley, who was married to rower James Cracknell for 20 years, had previously been appearing almost weekly on the ITV show.

But her most recent stint last Monday caused major controversy and she clashed with presenter Dermot.

She told him: "It does not stop you catching or passing on the virus."

X Factor icon Dermot hit back: "It does. The finest minds of science have, in an extraordinarily short amount of time, come up with this vaccine.

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"It's proven it's working statistically. Why are you so cynical?"

Bev said that there was "no long-term data" to support the promotion of the jabs, but Dermot explained the rather obvious reason as to why that was.

"We don't have a chance to have long-term data because we have this virus that's killing people around the whole world," he pointed out.

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"We don't have that luxury, surely. Why are you so sceptical about the whole thing?"

Bev explained: "Because of the fact there's a 99.8% survival rate from Covid-19. The average age of death is 82."

But Dermot asked her: "Are we not supposed to care about those people?"

Beverley has reportedly had no contact with This Morning since the episode.

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She said: "I love taking part in the current affairs debates on This Morning and applaud the country's longest running daytime show for discussing the day's biggest stories.

"This Morning has been very supportive over the last few years and I look forward to continuing our positive relationship."

During the on-screen debate, Dermot's co-host Alison Hammond largely stayed quiet.

She did, however, say: "It's good that we have a freedom of choice in the UK."

This Morning airs weekdays at 10am on ITV

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