But it was a discussion with a difference as joining them in the studio was Dr Victoria Bateman, a naked Brexit protestor and Henry Newman, the Director at Open Europe.
Scenes aired on national television saw Dr Victoria sit in the studio completely naked, with no clothes on to cover her modesty, however Good Morning Britain had made the decision to blur out her body parts and only show from her shoulders upwards
Instead she had the words ‘Brexit leaves Britain naked’ written across her body and for the hosts of the morning show, it was an awkward interview.
Whilst Kate explained how her choice to campaign was “shocking”, Richard commented: “As the only male presenter here, I don’t find it at all shocking, it’s unusual it’s a bit strange but it’s not shocking or rude.”
He added the crew’s main problem had been where to put the microphone.
As for those who were watching at home, they took too Twitter in masses to discuss Dr Victoria’s method of getting a message heard. One said: “This is a very intelligent woman, what the hell is she up to being naked? #GMB.”
“This naked lady says women don’t have a voice, sorry but women who fought for us to vote wore respectful clothing, yes they really wore all their clothes so we could vote which is amazing, we do have a voice, no need to be naked #GMB,” another pointed out.
A third questioned: “@GMB How will this make a difference?” Whilst another added: “She is more about her body rather than the actual argument… every answer was “my body” not Brexit.”
“Pure stunt! No way would any man be allowed to do the same stunt. She has said nothing that hasn’t already been said!” A viewer mentioned.
ITV Good Morning Britain: Viewers OUTRAGED by naked Brexit protestor live on air
ITV Good Morning Britain: Dr Victoria was keen to challenge Brexiteers
“The intention was to have a serious discussion on BREXIT instead the main topic was hijacked by her nudity,” one remarked.
“@GMB I honestly could not believe what I was watching! Such an important issue on Brexit and GMB have this nudist debating about her body!!! Really!!! Complete waste of air time! There’s far more pressing things GMB can are on TV! So disappointed!!!” An outraged viewer expressed.
Some however praised her courage to bare all on national television.
One tweeted: “@GMB Good on her to be brave enough to do what she does. Also what she is going is getting everyone talking.”
“This was actually brilliant idc. Victoria Bateman is a modern day Lady Godiva for sure,” a second championed.
As for why Dr Victoria decided to protest naked in order to get her message heard she explained the detailed reason behind her visual metaphor.
“The key message that I have to deliver is Brexit is the new emperor’s clothes, that what high profile Brexiteers promised Brexit voters is just not possible to deliver,” she began.
ITV Good Morning Britain: Henry Newman, the Director at Open Europe.
How will this make a difference?
Opposing her view was Henry Newman, who called her argument a “stunt” and agreed with some who called her an exhibitionist.
“No, I am not an exhibitionist,” the doctor clearly stated. “I am a woman comfortable in my own body who is happy to use my body to deliver an important message.”
Henry hit back and said: “I haven’t heard a new argument. The points you make about the economic risks of leaving were spoke about back in 2016.”
When asked if the stunt had drawn new focus to Brexit, Henry said: “It’s embarrassing”.
“Brexit has serious questions, I don’t think it is serious to be naked,” he concluded.
ITV Good Morning Britain: Dr Victoria was naked in the studio
“The British economy faces many, many problems right now – shortage of housing, problems with the NHS, wages stagnating, too many people up and down the country using food banks.
“But the European Union is not the cause of those problems. How is Brexit going to help us solve those problems that are at the heart of our daily struggles up and down the country?”
It comes after Dr Victoria Bateman hit headlines when she invited Jacob Rees-Mogg to a ‘naked debate’.
The Cambridge economics profession challenged the Brexiteer Tory MP whilst appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme with John Humphrys last week.
She was initially seen wearing a coat which she then proceeded to take off in order to support her argument.
She told John: “I thought what I do was condense down all those thousands of words into a single simply message that Brexit leaves Britain naked.
“There’s nothing illegal about it, it’s perfectly fine to be in a studio like that. I don’t think it’s out of character for me. I don’t think a radio show or a TV show would invite me on if they were adverse to me removing my clothes.”