Piers Morgan sat down with Fox host Tucker Carlson on Monday (5 April), in his first on-camera interview since leaving Good Morning Britain (GMB), following a row over comments he made about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s interview with Oprah Winfrey.
“I still don’t believe what they were saying, and in particular, I don’t believe what Meghan Markle was saying,” Mr Morgan said in the interview, which aired on Fox Nation, Fox News’ subscription-based streaming service. “17 different claims by the pair of them have now been proven to be either completely untrue, or massively exaggerated, or unprovable.”
He added: “I didn’t believe Meghan Markle. A huge fury erupted through the day. I was in outrage. I wasn’t allowed to have an opinion that I didn’t believe what she was saying, even though it was clear to me in real time as I was watching the interview that there were a number of things that couldn’t be true.”
Mr Morgan also told Carlson that he was told to believe Markle’s side, “and if you don’t believe what she’s saying, then you’re a racist”.
“I just find that impossible to believe that you would have two people in the palace who would be that callous to a woman telling them that she was suicidal,” he continued.
The embattled TV personality also lashed out at the Duchess of Sussex for her accusations in her and Prince Harry’s Oprah interview, and urged her to name names.
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