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See Susan Sarandon's smooth response after outfit was called 'inappropriate'

A day after Piers Morgan called Susan Sarandon's look at last week's Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony "horribly inappropriate," Sarandon fired back and "dedicated" a different pic to the TV personality.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: Actress Susan Sarandon (L) and Eva Amurri attend The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25650_018 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Turner)

But first, a little background: The 69-year-old actress, whose performance in 1995's "Dead Man Walking" yielded an Academy Award and a SAG Award (among others), attended Saturday's SAG ceremony with her son, director Jack Robbins, and daughter, actress Eva Amurri Martino.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: (L-R) Director Jack Robbins and actresses Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri attend the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for People Magazine)

Sarandon, who introduced the event's In Memoriam tribute, did so in a white blazer and black bra that revealed some cleavage, capturing the attention of photographers, guests and the Internet in the process.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: Actress Susan Sarandon attends The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25650_018 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Turner)

Fellow Oscar-winner Kate Winslet appeared to be among the admirers of Sarandon and her outfit.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: (L-R) Actors Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon and Susan Sarandon pose during The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25650_013 (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Turner)

Some social-media users were less supportive in the days that followed. Among the detractors was Morgan, whose Twitter account, on Thursday, posted a photo of Sarandon's outfit and critiqued the attire.

"Would Susan Sarandon wear this to a funeral? No," the tweet reads. "It was thus horribly inappropriate for an In Memoriam tribute."

Many Twitter users rushed to the actress's defense, with some accusing Morgan of misogyny, body-shaming and ageism. There was no response from Sarandon's verified Twitter account until Thursday, when, in honor of Throwback Thursday, it posted a biting caption to another photo of Sarandon in a bra.

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"Today's #TBT is dedicated to @piersmorgan," reads the text accompanying a photo of Sarandon in the 1975 movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." In that image, she's sporting a white bra while a nude male statue looms in the background.

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Sarandon's account also retweeted female (and male) Twitter users who'd posted photos of their own cleavage in solidarity.

Morgan's account, which would receive its own swath of cleavage photos, replied 15 minutes after Sarandon's tweeted dedication.

"Today's #TBT is dedicated to @SusanSarandon," reads the post, accompanying the (likely Photoshopped) image of Morgan wearing only a gilded Burger King medallion and maroon fabric draped over his waist.

A few hours later, he elaborated on his remarks.

"Just for the record, @SusanSarandon, I think your cleavage is magnificent," he wrote. "I'd just keep it hidden for 'In Memoriam' tributes."

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