- Bang Showbiz
- 10 March 2021
Former ‘Good Morning Britain’ co-host Piers Morgan, who quit the show last night (09.03.21), has blasted Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, as “contemptible” for the “damage she’s done to the British monarchy and to the Queen”
Piers Morgan has claimed Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is “contemptible” for the “damage she’s done to the British monarchy and to the Queen”.
The former ‘Good Morning Britain’ host quit the show last night (09.03.21) following his controversial comments about the duchess’ interview with chat show host Oprah Winfrey on Sunday (07.03.21), and he has insisted he “doesn’t believe almost anything that’s come out of her mouth” and described her interview as a “diatribe of bilge”.
Speaking to Sky News outside his home this morning (10.03.21), Piers said: “I believe in freedom of speech, I believe in the right to have an opinion.
“If people want to believe Meghan Markle, that’s entirely their right.
“I don’t believe almost anything that’s come out of her mouth.
“And I think the damage she’s done to the British monarchy and to the Queen at a time when Prince Philip is lying in hospital is enormous and frankly contemptible.
“If I have to fall on my sword for expressing an honestly-held opinion about Meghan Markle and that diatribe of bilge that she came out with in that interview, so be it.”
Piers also sent a message to “the woke crowd”, insisting they will be “rather disappointed” when he re-emerges.
He added: “I think…