Since leaving Good Morning Britain, Piers Morgan has been denouncing Meghan Markle and Prince Harry even more.
The rift between former Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan, 56, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex seems to be growing as the former castigated the latter publicly again. Morgan, who claims to have known Meghan Markle before she started dating Prince Harry, repeated the same criticism of her that had gotten him off his TV show. The 56-year-old quit the morning talk show in March 2021 after refusing to apologize to the Duchess.
The controversial host had been part of the show for six years when ITV received more than 50,000 complaints against him. He had said that he "didn't believe a word" Markle told Oprah Winfrey about her mental health in their exclusive interview, according to BBC.
Morgan spoke to Tucker Carlson on his FoxNation show recently and reiterated his statement about the Sussexes. "I still don’t believe what they were saying," Morgan said in his first television interview since leaving the set of his own show and then quitting, according to Yahoo News. "And in particular I don’t believe what Meghan Markle said," Morgan told Carlson. "Seventeen different claims by the pair of them have now been proven to be either completely untrue, or massively exaggerated, or unprovable," he added.
"A huge fury erupted through the day. I was in outrage. I wasn’t allowed to have an opinion that I didn’t believe what she was saying, even though it was clear to me in real time as I was watching the interview that there were a number of things that couldn’t be true," said Morgan, according to the Independent. Morgan also added that he was told to be on Markle's side, "and if you don't believe what she's saying, then you're a racist."
He also defended himself, saying, "I should be entitled to hit back… if you're going to accuse people of racism, you better put up some facts." The host also criticized Harry for his statements during the Winfrey interview. "What's happened to that guy? He's turned into a whiny brat. He's in his mid-30s crying his dad won't fund him financially," said Morgan, according to BirminghamMail.
The controversial host didn't elaborate on all the 17 claims he mentioned but picked apart Markle's claims that nobody in the royal family helped her when she was suicidal.
"I just find that impossible to believe that you would have two people in the palace who would be that callous to a woman telling them that she was suicidal,” Morgan told Carlson, as per Yahoo News. "Also there’s the position of Prince Harry in all this. He is attached to many of the biggest mental health charities in Britain. He makes no secret of his desire that everyone who feels depressed or anxious or has suicidal thoughts should get immediate help. And yet here was his wife who says she was feeling constantly suicidal, and Prince Harry never sought to get her help. And I find that very hard to believe, frankly," he added.
The former host also examined Markle's claims that her son wasn't given the title of prince because of the color of his skin. "It's not just a sense of her lived experience being untrue, it is factually incorrect. That boy was never going to be a prince until Prince Charles, Harry's father, becomes king on the death of the Queen. And that's gonna happen whatever the skin color of Archie's mother, that's set-in-stone - it's been the case for 100 years," said Morgan, as per Birmingham Mail.
He further added, "So for Meghan Markle to try and create a story that says that the decision to not make Archie the title of prince was based on his skin color is a lie."
He then questioned whether Markle was "deliberately lying" or "completely delusional."
He is not the only one who has been debunking what the Sussexes said in the Winfrey interview. Markle had also said that Harry and she wedded in their backyard three days before the royal wedding with the archbishop present. However, the archbishop of Canterbury has refuted her claims, according to Firstpost.
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