The former Good Morning Britain presenter, 56, is perhaps the most notable of the Duchess of Sussex’s critics.
However, it was not always that way.
According to the Daily Star, the pair were on friendly terms through social media and in-person prior to their relationship cooling off.
Meghan had seemingly first approached Piers over Twitter, penning in a direct message which he later shared publicly: “Well hello there – thanks for the follow. Big fan of yours!”
They had apparently continued messaging and when she was in town had met up at one of Piers’ favourite London pubs.
He claims that they discussed US politics including Donald Trump and enjoyed alcoholic beverages.
Piers previously detailed: “She said ‘I’m in town, do you want to meet up?’
“I said yes – come to my local pub for a pint.
“It was very funny, there were five locals and talk about eyes popping when she came in.
“She had Dirty Martinis – the vodka ones – and I had a couple of pints.”
However, Piers revealed that Meghan cooled off contact with him as her relationship progressed with her future husband…