Piers Morgan is on a royal tear.
The broadcaster appeared on “Extra TV” Tuesday to speak with host Billy Bush about leaving his “Good Morning Britain” hosting gig and reportedly receiving support from members of the British royal family for “standing up for them” in comments he made about Meghan Markle.
Morgan exited “GMB” after saying he didn’t “believe a word” the Duchess of Sussex said during Harry and Meghan’s prime-time special with Oprah Winfrey last month.
“I wouldn’t believe her if she read me a weather report, and the fact that she’s fired up this onslaught against our royal family, I think is contemptible,” Morgan said at the time.
The comments apparently struck a nerve, as Morgan told Bush that he’d “had some messages communicated to me on behalf of several members of the royal family.” Morgan refused to name names when Bush asked if it was “upper-level people” who reached out.
“Well I’m not going to go into who it was,” the “Wake Up” author said. “But what I would say is, gratitude that somebody was standing up for them.”
A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace told HuffPost on Wednesday that “this isn’t something we’re commenting on.” Kensington Palace did not return a request for comment.
Morgan also told Bush he “was required to apologize for disbelieving Meghan Markle, who I don’t believe.”
“I believe ― which is ironic ― that you should be entitled not to believe somebody if…