Piers Morgan has told the TikToker known as Mizzy he’s a “complete idiot” after the prankster said: “I can do whatever I want.”
Mizzy, whose real name is Bacari-Bronze O’Garro, sparked an outcry after filming himself entering a family’s home without their permission and posting the video online.
He appeared on Morgan’s TalkTV show hours after he was issued a criminal warrant at Thames Magistrates Court and fined £365 – a sentence many have described as “pathetic” and lenient.
During the animated interview, Morgan asked the 18-year-old, “What motivated you to terrorize those around you?”
He replied, “I wouldn’t really call it terror, more like fun.”
In addition to the trespassing video in which he pretends to be looking for a study group at the upscale home, Mizzy has filmed himself “stealing” an elderly woman’s dog, ripping up library books and jumping into strangers’ cars.
Mizzy, who lives in Stoke Newington, north London, told Morgan he had apologized to the homeowner but refused to apologize on TV.
“You see this situation that blew up on the internet when I went into random houses. The next day I apologized to the woman because I felt bad,” he said.
“It was more of a spontaneous thing, I was spurred on and my ego got hold of me.” I realized that in that moment and so I went out the next day to apologize.’
Morgan then said to him, ‘Why don’t you stop it?’ If my mother told me to stop doing something, I would stop it.’
But Mizzy retorted, “That’s your mother, you’re listening to someone else.” I’m my own person. I am now a legal adult. I can do what I want.’
The teenager, who is unemployed and on Universal Credit, later said “UK laws are weak” as they debated how he got away with a fine.
Then he claimed, “Hate makes money.” Hate makes likes, makes views — it doesn’t matter.”
When Mizzy appeared in court yesterday, prosecutor Varinder Hayre said the mother whose house he broke into thought it was an attempted break-in.
“He caused a lot of heartache for the family,” Ms Hayre said. “You can see the faces of the couple and their two young children.” [in the video].’
Lee Sergent said in Mizzy’s defense that he was raised by a single parent and had an “extremely difficult childhood”.
“He’s an intelligent young man and a young man with some potential,” he added.
But it looks like Mizzy is using his time in the spotlight to attract more people to his social media platforms.
Just minutes after leaving court, he created a new TikTok account and posted, “Hello world, I’m back and I’m taking this, yes… The feds thought they might have me, but where am I?” “We’re outside every time.”
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