- Jeremy Clarkson wrote an op-ed defending Piers Morgan.
- Clarkson described Meghan Markle as a “silly little cable TV actress” who is “toast.”
- He argued that the royal family have weathered worse storms than Markle’s Oprah Winfrey interview.
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“Grand Tour” presenter Jeremy Clarkson defended Piers Morgan in his column for The Sun following Morgan’s dramatic exit from “Good Morning Britain” after comments he made about Meghan Markle sparked thousands of complaints.
Clarkson and Morgan have previously been notorious public foes with the two men famously coming to blows in 2004 at the British Press Awards. But writing in The Sun over the weekend, Clarkson said he found Meghan and Harry’s tell-all interview with Oprah “especially weird” because “for the first time ever, I found myself in full agreement with both Nigel Farage AND Piers Morgan”.
He continued to say that Markle is “much revered by the young and the stupid who believe that her brand of simpering victimhood will one day bring down the monarchy, but it won’t,” before arguing that the British royal family has endured far worse than the current controversy including “beheadings, affairs, abdications.”
“If the British monarchy can soldier on through that,” he said, “I’m fairly…