Piers Morgan Received Formal Complaint from Meghan Markle over Comments

Piers Morgan Received Formal Complaint from Meghan Markle over Comments

- Meghan Markle filed a formal complaint against former ITV presenter Pier Morgan over comments he made about her interview with Oprah Winfrey

- The British broadcasting regulator Ofcom had received over 41 000 complaints from the public over Morgan's comments

- Meghan had said that Morgan's comments might negatively affect people who are struggle with mental health issues

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British media personality Piers Morgan made a series of comments over Meghan Markle's claims about her and the royal family.

In retaliation, Markle filed a formal complaint against the former Good Morning Britain host. Morgan quit hosting the popular morning talk show on Tuesday following increasing pressure over his comments.

Following Markle and Prince Harry's bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, Morgan made a series of comments which sparked a fierce backlash.

Piers Morgan Received Formal Complaint from Meghan Markle over Comments
Piers Morgan's comments over Meghan Markle's interview resulted in Meghan filing a formal complaint against him. Photo credit: PAUL EDWARDS/POOL/AFP
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The British broadcasting regulator Ofcom received 41 000 complaints. Morgan had said that he did not believe Markle was being truthful during her interview with Winfrey.

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According to the Daily Telegraph, Markle filed a formal complaint to ITV. In the interview with Oprah, Markle had said that her mental health had suffered and in her complaint said that Morgan's comments might affect people battling with their own mental health issues.

Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that following a row over remarks he made about the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, Piers Morgan has quit ITV's Good Morning Britain, marking the conclusion of the controversial host's six-year tenure on the morning show.

ITV made the announcement after Ofcom revealed it was looking into his remarks after receiving 41,000 complaints.

As for who will replace him as one of the main presenters, nothing has been announced either.

In other news, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's tell-it-all interview with Oprah Winfrey generated conversations across various social media platforms as many shared their opinions about the revelation of the couple about the royal home.

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Meghan Markle trended on Twitter after the actress revealed that the royal families were concerned about her child's skin colour.

She also shared how she contemplated killing herself and the removal of security for her family, among other things.

Many celebrities including friends of Meghan have come out to show support for her as they took to social media to react to her interview with Oprah.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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