“I am a strong person, but I am not made of steel,” the weather presenter wrote.
In a discussion about Markle and Prince Harry’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired on March 7, Beresford pushed back after Morgan dismissed the Duchess of Sussex’s experiences with racism.
Morgan, a staunch critic of the duchess, also cast doubt on the details surrounding her revelation to Winfrey that she had contemplated suicide during her time as a working royal.
Beresford, who was born to a white mother and a Black father, attempted to explain to Morgan how Markle’s experience with racism had resonated with him, but to no avail. The conversation grew tenser as Beresford called Morgan out for his longtime preoccupation with the duchess.
“I understand you don’t like Meghan Markle; you’ve made it so clear a number of times on this program — a number of times. And I understand that you’ve got a personal relationship with Meghan Markle, or had one, and she cut you off,” Beresford said. “She’s entitled to cut you off if she wants to. Has she said anything about…