Piers Morgan quits ‘Good Morning Britain’ over Meghan drama

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Piers Morgan is out on the TV present “Good Morning Britain” after he made inflammatory remarks about Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, following her Oprah Winfrey interview alongside husband Prince Harry.

“Following discussions with ITV, Piers Morgan has determined now could be the time to go away Good Morning Britain,” the community mentioned Tuesday in a press release. “ITV has accepted this determination and has nothing additional so as to add.”

The choice got here after U.Okay. broadcast regulator Ofcom fielded greater than 41,000 complaints about Morgan’s assaults on the duchess prompted by the Oprah interview.

“Now we have launched an investigation into Monday’s episode of Good Morning Britain beneath our hurt and offence guidelines. As of 14:00 on Tuesday 9 March, we have now acquired 41,015 complaints concerning the programme,” Ofcon tweeted Tuesday.

Morgan had been a cohost on “Good Morning Britain” since 2014.

Morgan, a famous supporter of the monarchy, walked off the present’s set Monday after a heated trade with cohost Alex Beresford about Meghan, the royal household and racism. Morgan nonetheless hosts ITV’s “Life Tales,” a weekly chat present.

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