Piers Morgan BLAMES Meghan Markle for him leaving Good Morning Britain 36 hours after she complained to ITV

Piers Morgan BLAMES Meghan Markle for him leaving Good Morning Britain 36 hours after she complained to ITV

06/06/2021

PIERS Morgan today blamed "liar" Meghan Markle for his dramatic exit from Good Morning Britain in a scathing attack over her "downright lies".

The firebrand TV presenter left the ITV show in March when he refused to apologise for doubting Meghan's claims in her Oprah Winfrey interview.

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He today launched into a fresh attack on the Duchess of Sussex – blaming her for his swift exit after she complained to bosses at ITV.

Speaking on 60 Minutes Australia, he said: "I didn't know this at the time but Meghan Markle had complained to my boss at ITV on the Monday night.

"It was demanded I apologise for disbelieving her otherwise I would have to vacate my chair.

"I thought there was hypocrisy, I thought there were downright lies coming out in the interview.

"I saw my job to hold them to account like I would to a government minister and for doing that, within 36 hours I had to leave the job."

Piers also branded Meghan a "liar" in the explosive interview with Aussie journalist Karl Stefanovic.

He said: "You're not allowed to have strong opinions about things, you're not allowed to disbelieving a liar like Meghan Markle.

"I'm sorry to call her that but she tells lies.

"We've demonstrated and proven that."

In a dramatic preview clip of the show released this week, Piers blasted Meghan and Harry for "marching around like they're Kim Jong-un with a dash of Vladimir Putin."

He also scathingly branded them a "woke" couple who spread "downright lies that would make Archbishop of Canterbury a criminal".

Piers also claimed "freedom of speech is more important than actually the Meghan Markle debacle".

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The Sussexes revealed their "truths" about living as Royals in the UK in the explosive interview with Oprah.

They accused the royals of racism towards Archie, claimed that Charles and William were "trapped," and said Meghan was "silenced."

Meghan also spoke about battle with her mental health and revealed she "didn't want to be alive anymore" while in the royal family.

But Piers dismissed her remarks, saying: "I wouldn’t believe her if she read me a weather report."

The journalist, who hosted GMB since 2015, later stormed off the show in March after a confrontation with co-host Alex Beresford.

He spoke calmly about his view on the royals' bombshell Oprah interview, and criticised 55-year-old Piers for his coverage on the breakfast show.

But Piers refused to listen, eventually snapping and saying: "I'm not having this" as he left the set.

And the GMB host dramatically quit the show just hours later after receiving 41,000 complaints for his incendiary remarks.

Meghan made a formal complaint to Ofcom about the effect his comments may have on the issue of mental health generally.

Unrelenting Piers doubled down on his comments, later tweeting: "On Monday, I said I didn't believe Meghan Markle in her Oprah interview.

"I've had time to reflect on this opinion, and I still don't. If you did, OK.

"Freedom of speech is a hill I'm happy to die on. Thanks for all the love, and hate. I'm off to spend more time with my opinions.”

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