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Piers Morgan hits out at Meghan Markle again in explosive TV special

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Piers Morgan has agreed to an in-depth sit-down interview about his ongoing fight against Meghan Markle.

The 56-year-old reporter sensationally quit Good Morning Britain after declaring that he "didn’t believe a word" that the Duchess of Sussex said in an interview with Oprah Winfrey this March.

The claims included Meghan stating she felt suicidal as a result of her treatment as part of the Royal family, and allegations that a senior Royal family member ‘expressed concern’ about baby Archie’s skin colour while she was pregnant.

Now Piers is doing a sit-down interview of his own, talking to 60 Minutes Australia to discuss what exactly happened.

In the brief snippets of the chat, Piers is heard saying: “Meghan Markle had personally complained to the boss of my company.

“Freedom of speech is more important than actually the Meghan Markle debacle."

He later added: "There were downright lies – that would make the Archbishop of Canterbury a criminal."

The interview will air in Australia on Sunday evening.

Meghan Markle has never spoken out about her supposed ‘feud’ with Piers. Piers walked off Good Morning Britain, and quit hours later, the staple breakfast show has seen a rotation of hosts next to Susanna Reid.

Bill Turnbull, Ben Shepherd and Adil Ray have all stepped in to fill the gap that Piers left behind – and ratings have plummeted in his absence.

At the beginning of this week, GMB recorded its worst numbers in its seven-year history – with only 450,000 tuning in compared to the 1.9million peak less than three months prior. On average, the show would receive 1.1million viewers an episode.

A replacement for Piers is yet to be announced. Richard Madeley is taking over the TV host's former seat throughout June, and has previously expressed he felt like he would be a ‘good fit’ to take over from Piers permanently.


“The bookies have me down as the front-runner and there have been opinion polls where I’ve come out reasonably well, but there’s a huge difference between that and it being a reality,” he told The Sun.

“I’ll go in, I’ll fill in, I’ll enjoy it and I hope they ask me back.

“But in terms of sitting in for Piers, it’s a completely open question.”

While Piers walked from Good Morning Britain, he continues to work with ITV for his Life Stories series.

Good Morning Britain airs weekdays from 6am on ITV.

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