Piers Morgan storms off GMB during furious row with weatherman Alex Beresford over Meghan Markle
Piers has claimed that he used to speak with Meghan and she ‘dropped him’ after she started dating Prince Harry.
GMB weatherman Alex Beresford had told Piers: ‘I understand that you don’t like Meghan Markle, you’ve made it so clear a number of times on this programme, and I understand you’ve got a personal relationship with Meghan Markle and she cut you off.’
He continues saying Meghan was ‘entitled’ to cut him off, and Piers then storms out of the studio.
Alex says it was ‘pathetic’, and ‘diabolical behaviour’.
He adds: ‘I’m sorry but Piers spouts off on a regular basis and we all have to sit there and listen, 6.30 to 7 o’ clock yesterday was incredibly hard to watch, incredibly hard to watch, this is, you know he has the ability to come in here and talk from a position where he doesn’t fully understand.’
GMB host Alex Beresford had told Piers: ‘ I understand that you don’t like Meghan Markle, you’ve made it so clear a number of times on this programme, and I understand you’ve got a personal relationship with Meghan Markle and she cut you off.’ Shortly after, Piers then storms out of the studio
Susanna Reid said it would be best for the breakfast programme to go to a break amid stony silence from others in the studio.
Many social media users voiced their views of the morning drama.
One said: ‘I feel there as always been conflict with Alex and Piers, especially when comes to racism topics, and Alex had opportunity to tell it as it is.
‘But Piers wasn’t expecting that. He doesn’t like hearing the truth about himself.’
Another said: ‘Well done to Alex for putting Piers in his place. Piers’ vendetta towards Meghan especially have been a difficult viewing and I’m glad someone like Alex was strong enough to challenge him on it. Hurrah to Alex.’
A third said: ‘Well that was the most dramatic opening 15 mins of any GMB show I’ve seen…
‘To be fair, I think Alex was overly critical of [Piers Morgan], who for me has only ever offered a balanced argument of the Sussexes’ ”faults”. ‘