Jeremy Clarkson has published his support for Piers Morgan after he exited his TV gig following an on-air argument about Meghan Markle. Photo / Getty Images
Jeremy Clarkson has defended Piers Morgan for his comments about Meghan Markle.
The former Top Gear presenter penned a column for The Sun sticking up for Morgan, after the ex-Good Morning Britain presenter stormed off set and subsequently left the morning talk show.
Morgan’s comments about Meghan Markle after her interview with Oprah Winfrey sparked thousands of complaints to the ITV network.
Clarkson, who now presents the Amazon Prime Video series Grand Tour, wrote he agreed with Morgan’s comments about Meghan.
His public support of Piers is all the more surprising because the two British men were once notorious enemies. In 2004, the pair clashed and had a physical fight at the British Press Awards.
“It was especially weird for me because, for the first time ever, I found myself in full agreement with both Nigel Farage AND Piers Morgan,” Clarkson wrote, also referring to the British activist and former politician.
He was harsh with his criticisms of Meghan, and called her a “silly little cable actress.”
However, Clarkson said he did disagree with some of what Morgan said.
“Piers did go on to say that Meghan had done enormous damage to the Royal Family, which meant I could go back to disagreeing with…