Recently, British tabloid reporter, Piers Morgan took to his media platform, Good Morning Britain to show his disapproval of the recent interview. Calling the interview disgraceful and disrespectful, Piers even went as far as calling Markle a “liar” regarding her recollections of suicide.
After making several other disparaging on-air remarks about Meghan Markle and her revelations about her mental health, English weatherman Alex Beresford spoke up and called his co-panelist’s behavior “pathetic” and “diabolical.” The reporter also insinuated that the reason for Piers disdain and bitterness for Markle was due to the fact that she ghosted him years ago.
These comments then prompted Piers to storm off set during a live broadcasting. As he walked off he said, “I’m done.”
After nearly 41,000 complaints from viewers including one from Meghan Markle herself regarding Monday’s episode; A formal investigation has ensued. Many of the complaints stating that Piers remarks were damaging to viewers who suffer from mental health issues.
Following discussions with producers, Morgan has made the decision to leave the show.
Morgan is still standing by his comments. He took to social media to address his departure. Quoting Sir Winston Churchill, “Some people idea of free speech is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone says anything back that is an outrage.”
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