This led to more than 57,000 people complaining to regulatory board Ofcom, which was the highest number in British television history.
Piers also faced criticism from his fellow presenters, including weatherman Alex Beresford who confronted him on the March 9 show.
The presenter then stormed off after Alex’s remarks and later that day it was confirmed he had left the show.
ITV said in a statement: “Following discussions with ITV, Piers Morgan has decided now is the time to leave Good Morning Britain.
“ITV has accepted this decision and has nothing further to add.”