Piers Morgan isn’t bothered by the commotion following his public criticism of Meghan Markle, sources confirm to Page Six.
The bombastic Brit revealed he was forced to leave his job on “Good Morning Britain” because he wouldn’t apologize to Markle for disbelieving her claims about her mental health, but a source who knows him tells Page Six he isn’t concerned and “thrives on the uproar.”
Morgan, 55, stormed off the set of the British talk show earlier this week following an on-air clash with colleague Alex Beresford over Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey. UK broadcaster ITV later confirmed that he would not be returning to his hosting gig.
Days later, the controversial journalist posted a lengthy note on Instagram in which he revealed he “lost my job” because he “chose not to apologise” to the 39-year-old former actress.
A senior source at ITV corroborates Morgan’s claims, saying, “Piers was asked to apologize for disbelieving Meghan or he would no longer be able to present ‘GMB’ — and he refused. If he’d said sorry, he’d still be there.”
Markle herself allegedly complained to ITV CEO Dame Carolyn McCall after Morgan dubbed her “Princess Pinocchio” and said he didn’t believe her account of feeling suicidal while pregnant with her son, Archie, as she…