Piers Morgan latest news – Ex GMB host brands Meghan & Harry ‘disgusting’ over ‘campaign to smear Royal Family

PIERS Morgan has claimed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are running a “deliberate and malicious campaign” to smear the Royal Family as a “bunch of heartless racists”. 

The former GMB presenter, 55, branded the couple’s behaviour “disgusting” – a week after dramatically quitting ITV following a clash with weatherman Alex Beresford over the Sussexes’ Oprah interview.

The TV host resigned when senior ITV executives said they wanted him to say sorry on air following 40,000 Ofcom complaints over his dismissal of the Duchess of Sussex’s revelations on Oprah.

Piers told viewers he “didn’t believe a word” of Meghan’s CBS interview, in which she said she “didn’t want to be alive” and that the Palace had denied her mental health support. 

Meghan also alleged that an unnamed royal had raised “concerns” about the “skin colour” of her and Harry’s children.

In a tweet on Tuesday night, Piers wrote: “There’s a very deliberate & malicious campaign being perpetrated by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to smear, defame and trash Britain, our Monarchy & the Royal Family as a bunch of heartless racists.

“It’s disgusting. Time to stand up for our Queen.”

Meanwhile, Piers appears to be more popular than EVER after gaining 100k Twitter followers and topping the Amazon book chart.

Writing on Twitter, Piers said: “UPDATE: I’ve gained 100,000 new Twitter followers since Tuesday, and my book about free speech has rocketed from 1,800 in the Amazon charts back into the Top100.

“It would really annoy the woke cancel culture brigade if it goes higher. Order here: http://smarturl.it/WakeUpBookHB

It comes as the race to replace Piers Morgan is hotting up as a host of stars join the mix to replace the former GMB star.

The likes of Richard Madeley, Ben Shephard and Adil Ray have been slated as the top three TV figure in the running to replace Piers’ daily morning slot by Ladrookes.

Ray is currently the favourite to take over the GMB mantle at 2/1, while previous favourite and Tipping Point presenter Shephard is the bookies second choice at 5/2.

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