Piers Morgan slams Prince Harry for 'grotesque exploitation of his dead mother'

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The second trailer for the upcoming 'Harry and Meghan' documentary on Netflix has dropped - and Piers Morgan is predictably unhappy about it.

The British broadcaster and journalist is known for his longstanding feud with the Royal couple, and has even claimed he is being “traumatized” by the forthcoming documentary after a clip of his voice was used briefly in the trailer.

During a scene in which Meghan can be seen preparing for her wedding, a clip of Morgan can be heard saying the future princess is “becoming a royal rock star”.

Writing about the incident on Twitter, Morgan said: “Princess Pinocchio & Prince Hypocrite use my voice to flog their ghastly new series.

Watch the new Harry and Meghan trailer, featuring a vocal cameo from Morgan:

“I’m traumatized by this exploitation.”

But now, Morgan has slammed 38-year-old Prince Harry for using footage and stories of his late mother in trailer to promote the documentary.

In his regular column for The Sun, Morgan has claimed the message behind the documentary is clear: “The Royal Family and British media are a bunch of nasty, uncaring racists who made their lives hell.”

"But that’s just a vile lie, perpetrated by two people who just wanted to quit royal duty for a life of celebrity luxury in California, funded by trading off the royal status they profess to despise,” he added.

In the trailer for the series, Harry can be seen saying there is a “war against Meghan”, with another contributor claiming “It’s about hatred, it’s about race.”

But Morgan claims that all the Sussexes want to do is “bring down the Monarchy and irrevocably tarnish Britain’s image abroad.”

Morgan also slammed the show's comparison to Princess Diana and the paparazzi onslaught she faced.

"Given all his bleating about privacy and the media trading off Diana and the royals, it’s hard to imagine a worse kind of grotesquely hypocritical exploitation than Harry now brazenly using his dead mother to flog a reality kiss-and-tell TV series because he needs to justify the Netflix gazillions,” he said.

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Morgan has long been criticized for his “obsession” with Meghan Markle, which The View’s Sunny Hostin claims is “based on his own fragility”.

Markle ‘ghosted’ Morgan at a celebrity event years ago, according to one of his Daily Mail columns, and he appears to have held a bitter grudge against the actress ever since.

In 2021, Morgan left his role as a host on UK breakfast show Good Morning Britain after a fellow presenter confronted him on-air over acrimonious remarks he made over the couple’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, prompting him to storm off the set and never return.

The storm-off prompted backlash online, with The View co-host Sunny Hostin saying at the time: “Isn’t it interesting that Piers Morgan can walk away from a slightly uncomfortable situation, but Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan cannot walk away from more than a slightly uncomfortable situation that put her mental health and her life at risk?”

Volume one of Harry and Meghan will be released on Netflix on Thursday 8 December, with volume two set to follow a week later (Thursday 15 December).

Featured image credit: Netflix

Piers Morgan slams Prince Harry for 'grotesque exploitation of his dead mother'

vt-author-image

By VT

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The second trailer for the upcoming 'Harry and Meghan' documentary on Netflix has dropped - and Piers Morgan is predictably unhappy about it.

The British broadcaster and journalist is known for his longstanding feud with the Royal couple, and has even claimed he is being “traumatized” by the forthcoming documentary after a clip of his voice was used briefly in the trailer.

During a scene in which Meghan can be seen preparing for her wedding, a clip of Morgan can be heard saying the future princess is “becoming a royal rock star”.

Writing about the incident on Twitter, Morgan said: “Princess Pinocchio & Prince Hypocrite use my voice to flog their ghastly new series.

Watch the new Harry and Meghan trailer, featuring a vocal cameo from Morgan:

“I’m traumatized by this exploitation.”

But now, Morgan has slammed 38-year-old Prince Harry for using footage and stories of his late mother in trailer to promote the documentary.

In his regular column for The Sun, Morgan has claimed the message behind the documentary is clear: “The Royal Family and British media are a bunch of nasty, uncaring racists who made their lives hell.”

"But that’s just a vile lie, perpetrated by two people who just wanted to quit royal duty for a life of celebrity luxury in California, funded by trading off the royal status they profess to despise,” he added.

In the trailer for the series, Harry can be seen saying there is a “war against Meghan”, with another contributor claiming “It’s about hatred, it’s about race.”

But Morgan claims that all the Sussexes want to do is “bring down the Monarchy and irrevocably tarnish Britain’s image abroad.”

Morgan also slammed the show's comparison to Princess Diana and the paparazzi onslaught she faced.

"Given all his bleating about privacy and the media trading off Diana and the royals, it’s hard to imagine a worse kind of grotesquely hypocritical exploitation than Harry now brazenly using his dead mother to flog a reality kiss-and-tell TV series because he needs to justify the Netflix gazillions,” he said.

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Credit: Jonny Sparks / Alamy

Morgan has long been criticized for his “obsession” with Meghan Markle, which The View’s Sunny Hostin claims is “based on his own fragility”.

Markle ‘ghosted’ Morgan at a celebrity event years ago, according to one of his Daily Mail columns, and he appears to have held a bitter grudge against the actress ever since.

In 2021, Morgan left his role as a host on UK breakfast show Good Morning Britain after a fellow presenter confronted him on-air over acrimonious remarks he made over the couple’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, prompting him to storm off the set and never return.

The storm-off prompted backlash online, with The View co-host Sunny Hostin saying at the time: “Isn’t it interesting that Piers Morgan can walk away from a slightly uncomfortable situation, but Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan cannot walk away from more than a slightly uncomfortable situation that put her mental health and her life at risk?”

Volume one of Harry and Meghan will be released on Netflix on Thursday 8 December, with volume two set to follow a week later (Thursday 15 December).

Featured image credit: Netflix