Tag Archive for Sally Morgan

The Saga of Psychic Sally and the Persistent Skeptics

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Sally Morgan calls herself “the original 21st Century medium.” Her Facebook page has over 93K “likes”. Her bio reads: Sally’s sell out theatre shows have been seen by a staggering half a million people, her hit television shows are watched by millions and her books are best-sellers! With her unique personality, refreshing approach and uncanny…

Skeptical activists still asking questions of Psychic Sally (Updated)

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Dear Psychic Sally: If you are speaking with the dead, why haven’t you won a major scientific prize or accolades? Why aren’t you helping to find terrorists who murdered people? Why are you using your talent just in theatre shows for money? Just wondering… A skeptical campaign surrounding Sally Morgan continues despite the legal threats…

Sally saying silly stuff

Big deal <sarcasm> Princess Diana’s psychic: Prince George will solve mystery of Diana’s death – now. Princess Diana’s former psychic Sally Morgan, 61, met Prince William’s late mum in 1992 and for four years they saw each other regularly and spoke on the phone after she separated from husband Prince Charles. Chillingly, Sally had even…

Suicidal Psychic Sally

We don’t usually post stories from The Sun. You don’t have to click on it. In fact, I advise you don’t. The gist of it is that the coverage of accusations that she was a “fake” made Sally suicidal. Sally Morgan: Claims I was fake made me want to kill myself | The Sun |Features.…

Psychic Sally settles £125,000 libel damages from Daily Mail

After two psychic wins in the US last week (see here and here), we have this very disappointing and messed up settlement from the Sally Morgan UK libel accusation. Daily Mail to pay £125,000 libel damages over TV psychic ‘scam’ claim | Media | guardian.co.uk. The Daily Mail has apologised and agreed to pay £125,000…

Once again, a challenge to U.K. psychics to show their stuff

Merseyside Skeptics are giving the UK’s top psychics, including Sally Morgan, the opportunity to demonstrate they can talk to the dead Calling all psychics: a chance to prove your powers in a scientific test. Although the chances that mediums really can contact the dead are probably infinitesimally remote, the persistence of belief in psychic powers…

Psychic Sally and the health claims

Simon Singh goes after psychic Sally Morgan again. This time, his concern is the apparent health information she gives to clients during her readings. Is psychic Sally Morgan deluded but essentially harmless? One of the common responses to criticism of psychics is to suggest that even if their powers are illusory, there is no harm…

Sally Morgan’s show in Belfast didn’t impress reviewer

It was a night of mysticism and messages from the grave…but somehow I just couldn’t get into the spirit of things. “Sally Morgan’s reputation has been built from her close relationship with many high profile celebrities,” ran the blurb for her show, putting a new spin on things for us sceptics. It’s one thing to…

Was psychic Sally hoodwinked? Another accusation emerges

An anonymous person attended a show by famed psychic Sally Morgan and wrote a review. The reviewer reveals that he/she pulled a fast one on Sally and claims she fell for it. Here is an excerpt from Psychic or not – you decide. On February 23 2012, I was tasked with attending a performance of…

Psychic Sally sues specific suspected slanderer (Updated)

TV psychic Sally Morgan sues Daily Mail for defamation TV psychic Sally Morgan is demanding damages of £150,000 from Associated Newspapers over a Daily Mail story accusing her of scamming a vulnerable audience. The article, published on 22 September, was headlined: “What a load of crystal balls!” It alleged Morgan pretended to have psychic powers…

Sally Morgan says she’s got nothing to prove

TV psychic Sally Morgan insists she has nothing to prove after criticism TV psychic Sally Morgan says it is up to her critics to disprove her abilities. The medium has been at the centre of controversy in recent weeks after accusations surrounding some of her shows.

Sally Morgan is a no-show for Halloween psychic test

This is a follow up to our previous story about Sally Morgan and this particular Halloween test. Sally Morgan rejects Halloween challenge to prove her psychic powers Sally Morgan, the TV clairvoyant who styles herself as “Britain’s best-loved psychic”, has turned down an invitation to prove her supernatural powers on Monday. Morgan, who claims to…

Sally Morgan’s Halloween Challenge

Sally Morgan challenged to prove her psychic powers on Halloween. A celebrity psychic who claims to speak with the dead in sellout shows across the country has been challenged by sceptics to prove her supernatural powers. They have invited TV “star psychic” Sally Morgan to demonstrate her ability to connect with the spirit world in…

Simon says it’s simple, Sally. Show scientists the stuff

Simon Singh explains why he hopes psychic Sally Morgan will take up an offer to demonstrate her powers in a scientific test… We’re giving Sally Morgan the chance to prove her psychic powers Sally herself, on several occasions and in her recent statement, has said: “I totally respect cynics and sceptics as if we don’t…