On yesterday’s episode of Good Morning Britain (eight March), Morgan stated that he didn’t consider that Markle had skilled suicidal ideas because of the abuse she obtained after becoming a member of the royal household – one thing she revealed throughout her and Prince Harry’s latest interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Morgan stated: “I’m sorry I don’t consider a phrase she stated, Meghan Markle. I wouldn’t consider it if she learn me a climate report.”
His remarks have been extensively criticised by his co-presenters and on social media, with broadcaster ITV being referred to as “hypocritical” for permitting him to “forged aspersions” on Markle’s psychological well being whereas additionally operating the psychological well being marketing campaign Get Britain Speaking.
Many viewers have referred to as on ITV to sack Morgan over the remarks, accusing the broadcaster of giving a platform to his “hateful” commentary.
McCall instructed reporters that Morgan is a contract presenter and clarified that ITV had no management over his Twitter account. She stated: “He’s received a private profile on Twitter, it’s his private account. If it was about our reveals, that will be totally different.”
Morgan’s feedback, nevertheless, have been reiterated on ITV’s GMB programme.
McCall revealed that she had not spoken to Morgan in regards to the complaints herself, nevertheless, she did say that Kevin Lygo – ITV’s managing director of media and leisure – is “talking to him frequently”.
She went on to say that she personally believed Markle, and that ITV was dedicated to supporting psychological well being.
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