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Piers Morgan was fired after Meghan Markle sent an official complaint to his network
Ben Stansall-WPA-Pool / Getty Images When Meghan Markle sat down to drop truth bombs with Oprah Winfrey, she turned them on the royal family. The fact that the fallout cost its most relentless and irritable critic is just welcome collateral damage. Now it appears she was directly involved in Piers Morgan’s expulsion from the flagship breakfast show Good Morning Britain. That was reported today by Chris Ship, ITV’s royal correspondent, said Meghan “officially filed a complaint with ITV, the network that airs the program” on Monday after Morgan dismissed Meghan’s claims as untrue. Piers Morgan was vile long before his Meghan Markle ImplosionShip spoke of Meghan’s complaint. in a tweet: “It is believed to have been sent to the broadcaster’s CEO. Meghan raised concerns about how @piersmorgan’s words are affecting the mental health issue and what they could do for others who are contemplating suicide. So … the Duchess of Sussex formally filed a complaint with @ITV on Monday Meghan, the broadcaster’s CEO, raised concerns about how @piersmorgan’s words affect the mental health issue and what it could do for others thinking about suicide. pic.twitter.com/rA09dOQ4GN – Chris Ship (@chrisshipitv) March 10, 2021 Morgan was removed from the show on Tuesday, hours after a burning on-air series with the show’s weatherman, Alex Beresford, who said Morgan’s verbal abuse against Meghan are “devilish”. Morgan stormed off the set. However, the timing of Meghan’s complaint suggests that she objected to Morgan’s remarks on Monday when he said, “I’m sorry, I don’t believe a word she says … I wouldn’t believe her if she did.” I would read a weather report. “Mental health advocates and critics were outraged by his suggestion that Meghan’s suicidal experience was fabricated. On Tuesday, Morgan tried to end the controversy a little after his return to the set, saying he believes mental illness and suicide are issues that should be “taken extremely seriously”. But he claimed he had “serious concerns about the correctness of many things [Meghan] It has been reported that over 40,000 complaints have been filed over his remarks, one of which was sent on behalf of Meghan. In a tweet sent while the program aired on Wednesday morning, Morgan appeared to confirm that he refused to withdraw his comments, writing, “On Monday I said I don’t believe Meghan Markle in her Oprah interview. I’ve had time to ponder that opinion, and I still don’t know. If you’ve done that, OK. Freedom of expression is a hill I like to die on. “He said he was” gone to spend more time with my opinions “and added a Winston Churchill quote on free speech. Speaking outside his house, he told Sky News that his departure was “amicable” and said, “I had a good time.” with ITV and we agreed not to agree. “He said he was going into” temporary hibernation “and was” always talking to people “about other employment opportunities. Read more at The Daily Beast. Get our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now! Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside delves deeper into the stories that matter to you. Learn more.