Royal Family news – Prince Harry & Meghan OWE £78,500 to charity as Piers Morgan slam Sussexes for 'trashing' the Queen

PIERS Morgan has slammed "disgraceful" Meghan Markle and Prince Harry for "trashing" the Queen after she lost her beloved Philip.

It comes amid the presenter's ongoing feud with the Sussexes – following yesterday's Ofcom win over a debate about Meghan's mental health.

Piers tweeted today: "Amid all the debate about Meghan Markle’s mental health, has anyone given a thought for what the Queen’s had to endure this year as the Sussexes have continually trashed her family & the Monarchy while she lost and mourned her beloved husband of 73 years?

"Just disgraceful."

And Harry and Meghan still owe £78,500 to charity as their foundation finally closes – severing their final tie to the UK.

The couple's MWX Foundation, formerly Sussex Royal, is in liquidation but has not paid off the unnamed non-profit, papers released yesterdayrevealed.

Read our Royal Family live blog for the latest updates…

  • Joseph Gamp

    TIMELINE OF PIERS MORGAN’S HISTORY WITH MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY

    Morgan’s feud with Meghan stems back to 2015, when the broadcaster says the now-Duchess “ghosted” him.

    2015

    • In 2015, the pair were friendly and followed each other on Twitter.

    2016

    • In 2016, the pair met for drinks in London at Piers’ favourite pub while Markle was in town.

    2018

    • In May of 2018, in the lead up to Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding, Morgan wrote of his sympathy towards for Meghan’s father, Thomas Markle, who would not be invited to the royal wedding amid the family drama that had ensued.

    2021

    • Fast forward to 2021, Piers’ anger only grew when it was announced that Meghan and Harry would be doing a 2-hour long interview with Oprah.

    Read the timeline in full here.

    MEGHAN MARKLE WILL BE ‘ABSOLUTELY LIVID’ AS PIERS MORGAN WINS OFCOM RULING OVER ‘LIAR’ BLAST

    Royal biographer Angela Levin says the Duchess of Sussex could bring her lawyers in after Ofcom ruled the former Good Morning Britain host was entitled to give his opinions about her during a heated debate.

    Following the sensational win for free speech, Piers said Meghan wrote to his ITV boss Dame Carolyn McCall demanding “his head on a plate,” in a “nauseating” bid to get him fired.

    And it’s believed the Duchess will be as angry now that her pleas failed and Piers won the complaint.

    On how Meghan will feel about the ruling, Royal author Angela Levin told The Sun Online: “I think she will be absolutely livid and she’ll ask her lawyers to see what they can do about it.

    “She can’t cope with someone saying she didn’t tell the truth. Because she is all about compassion and understanding and caring for people.”

    TRASH TALK

    The Duchess of Sussex, 40, said she begged for help but was told she would not be able to seek help as it “wouldn’t be good for the institution”.

    But Piers had no sympathy for the then-pregnant Royal and ranted on the ITV breakfast show: “Who did you go to? What did they say to you?

    “I don’t believe a word she says, Meghan Markle. I wouldn’t believe a weather report if she read it.

    “The fact she has expressed an onslaught against our Royal Family is contemptible.”

    The day after he made the comments – Piers announced he wouldn’t be returning to the show following his colleague Alex Beresford’s monologue criticising him for continually attacking Meghan.

    • Joseph Gamp

      MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY ‘PROUD’ OF THEIR NEW LIFE IN AMERICA

      Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are said to be proud of their new life in America despite a “difficult” few years.

      In a new epilogue of the book Finding Freedom, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reported to have no regrets about their decision to quit royal life.

      The Royal Family was hurled into crisis mode when the couple quit the Firm last year and the Queen was forced to publicly respond to claims made in their bombshell Oprah interview.

      But Town & Country reports that in an updated chapter of Finding Freedom, authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand say “as difficult as recent years have been, neither Harry nor Meghan have any regrets about the decisions they have made”.

    • Joseph Gamp

      FINDING FREEDOM: WHAT HAS CHANGED IN THE NEW EDITION OF HARRY & MEGHAN’S BIOGRAPHY?

      The authors have updated the book with a new chapter, promising a host of revelations since it was first published last summer.

      As well as Harry and Meghan’s reaction to Philip’s death, publisher HarperCollins said the new edition will share “behind the scenes” details of the Oprah interview as well as their move to California.

      It will also recount “Meghan’s emotional healing journey from losing a child to the birth of their daughter”.

      Finding Freedom already chronicles the Duke and Duchess’s romance and brief period as members of the monarchy before they broke away to forge a new life for themselves and son Archie in America.

      Scobie, a journalist favoured by the Sussexes, said of the first edition that the couple “did not authorise the book and have never been interviewed for it”.

    • Joseph Gamp

      SUSANNA REID REVEALS SHE FEELS ‘AWKWARD’ STUCK BETWEEN PIERS MORGAN AND ITV BOSSES AFTER OFCOM STAND-OFF

      Speaking for the first time since the landmark Ofcom win, Susanna said that she felt “awkward” being stuck in the middle during the complaint.

      The presenter also confirmed that Piers wouldn’t be on the show this morning – or be returning to his job on Good Morning Britain.

      She revealed this morning on GMB: “What struck me about the Ofcom ruling, on the one hand, I’ve got my friend Piers Morgan, and on the other, I’ve got my bosses at ITV.

      “So it’s obviously a slightly awkward moment right now.”

      Susanna said Piers will NOT be returning to the show this morning.

      And when she was asked if she was “devastated,” the presenter simply said: “it was quite a moment, wasn’t it.”

    • Joseph Gamp

      LADY LOUISE WINDSOR FACES BIG ROYAL DECISION AS SHE APPROACHES 18TH BIRTHDAY

      Lady Louise is the daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie. In two months she will turn 18, and when she reaches the milestone she will decide if she wants to use the HRH title.

      The Countess of Wessex told the Sunday Times in 2020 that: “we try to bring them up with the understanding they are very likely to have to work for a living.

      “Hence we made the decision not to use HRH titles.

      “They have them and can decide to use them from 18, but I think it’s highly unlikely.”

      Louise’s brother, Viscount Severn will also face the same decision when he celebrates his 18th birthday. He is only 13 so has some time to make up his mind.

    • Joseph Gamp

      LADY LOUISE WINDSOR FACES BIG ROYAL DECISION AS SHE APPROACHES 18TH BIRTHDAY

      Lady Louise is the daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie. In two months she will turn 18, and when she reaches the milestone she will decide if she wants to use the HRH title.

      The Countess of Wessex told the Sunday Times in 2020 that: “we try to bring them up with the understanding they are very likely to have to work for a living.

      “Hence we made the decision not to use HRH titles.

      “They have them and can decide to use them from 18, but I think it’s highly unlikely.”

      Louise’s brother, Viscount Severn will also face the same decision when he celebrates his 18th birthday. He is only 13 so has some time to make up his mind.

    • Joseph Gamp

      THE 17 DODGIEST CLAIMS PIERS MORGAN BLASTED MEGHAN MARKLE FOR TELLING OPRAH ABOUT ROYAL LIFE

      • Press created drama over Thomas Markle – Her father is now demanding his own Oprah interview.
      • Security was taken away – Meghan said security was removed from her, Harry and Archie, despite fears for their safety.
      • Press team didn’t defend her
      • Real wedding took place earlier – This claim has since been proved not to have happened.
      • Archie ‘wasn’t allowed to be prince’
      • Meghan ‘never looked Harry up online’ – But according to the authors of Finding Freedom, Meghan looked up Harry via a thorough Google search for their first date.
      • Silent or silenced? – In reality, she went on 73 public appearances as a working royal… even famously, she gave a tearful interview to Tom Bradby for ITN when in South Africa.

        Read the article in full here.

      • Joseph Gamp

        THE 17 DODGIEST CLAIMS PIERS MORGAN BLASTED MEGHAN MARKLE FOR TELLING OPRAH ABOUT ROYAL LIFE

        • Press created drama over Thomas Markle – Her father is now demanding his own Oprah interview.
        • Security was taken away – Meghan said security was removed from her, Harry and Archie, despite fears for their safety.
        • Press team didn’t defend her
        • Real wedding took place earlier – This claim has since been proved not to have happened.
        • Archie ‘wasn’t allowed to be prince’
        • Meghan ‘never looked Harry up online’ – But according to the authors of Finding Freedom, Meghan looked up Harry via a thorough Google search for their first date.
        • Silent or silenced? – In reality, she went on 73 public appearances as a working royal… even famously, she gave a tearful interview to Tom Bradby for ITN when in South Africa.

          Read the article in full here.

        OMID SCOBIE TAKES A SWIPE AT THE QUEEN AS HE CLAIMS ‘NO SENIOR ROYAL’ STEPPED IN TO SOLVE PRINCE WILLIAM & HARRY’S RIFT

        The Finding Freedom author believes the brotherly row could have been squashed if a Royal family member had stepped in – but said no one has intervened in the sibling squabble.

        In an interview on This Morning – which coincided with the news that Piers Morgan was cleared by Ofcom over comments he made about Meghan Markle – Scobie said the “family fractures” were far from fixed.

        “I wish there was a.. you know, we have all experienced family squabbles and so on, but there is always a senior member of the family who clips you round the ear and pulls you all together and says talk!

        “And I haven’t heard that from any source connected to the family that there has been someone who has played that role.

        “I’m sure if Diana was here today, that’s exactly what she would do. But I’ve certainly not heard that from any of the others.”

        Scobie’s apparent jibe towards Her Majesty comes after the release of a new epilogue for the biography based on the Sussexes, on the 24th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death.

        PIERS MORGAN SNUBS MEGHAN IN TWEET

        Despite his OFCOM win yesterday, Piers took to Twitter to add more fuel to the fire.

        He wrote: "Amid all the debate about Meghan Markle’s mental health, has anyone given a thought for what the Queen’s had to endure this year as the Sussexes have continually trashed her family & the Monarchy while she lost and mourned her beloved husband of 73 years? Just disgraceful."

        MEGHAN MARKLE WILL BE ‘ABSOLUTELY LIVID’ AS PIERS MORGAN WINS OFCOM RULING OVER ‘LIAR’ BLAST AND ‘WILL SPEAK TO LAWYERS’

        Royal biographer Angela Levin says the Duchess of Sussex could bring her lawyers in after Ofcom ruled the former Good Morning Britain host was entitled to give his opinions about her during a heated debate.

        Following the sensational win for free speech, Piers said Meghan wrote to his ITV boss Dame Carolyn McCall demanding "his head on a plate," in a "nauseating" bid to get him fired.

        And it's believed the Duchess will be as angry now that her pleas failed and Piers won the complaint.

        On how Meghan will feel about the ruling, Royal author Angela Levin told The Sun Online: "I think she will be absolutely livid and she’ll ask her lawyers to see what they can do about it.

        "She can’t cope with someone saying she didn’t tell the truth. Because she is all about compassion and understanding and caring for people."

        HARRY COMPARED TO EDWARD VIII AFTER HE FADED OUT OF PUBLIC VIEW – AND WROTE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

        In an interview with Fox News, Mr Bullen listed some of the similarities between Harry and Edward.

        Edward, who abdicated in 1936 to marry American divorcee and socialite Wallis, wrote a ghost-written autobiography after he was cut off with no source of income.

        Book A King’s Story: Memoirs of the Duke of Windsor was published in 1951, and included detail about the royal split and his relationship with Wallis.

        Harry is currently writing his own memoirs after signing a £29million four-book mega-deal.

        EXPLAINED: WHAT DID HARRY SAY IN THE OPRAH INTERVIEW?

        Harry also made a series of claims that have since been questioned.

        He described to Oprah the moment he took Archie for a bike ride in California, and said he was unable to enjoy that as a child.

        However, on at least two occasions in Scilly Isles and and Sandringham while still a child, he was photographed riding behind his dad, just like Archie.

        He also said he was "literally cut off financially" by the Royal Family.

        This is disputed by Clarence House and Prince Charles. who has funded Harry and Meghan.

        He also benefited from millions left by Princess Diana and the Queen Mother.

        • Milica Cosic

          MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY ‘PROUD’ OF THEIR NEW LIFE IN AMERICA

          Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are said to be proud of their new life in America despite a “difficult” few years.

          In a new epilogue of the book Finding Freedom, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reported to have no regrets about their decision to quit royal life.

          The Royal Family was hurled into crisis mode when the couple quit the Firm last year and the Queen was forced to publicly respond to claims made in their bombshell Oprah interview.

          But Town & Country reports that in an updated chapter of Finding Freedom, authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand say “as difficult as recent years have been, neither Harry nor Meghan have any regrets about the decisions they have made”.

        • Milica Cosic

          OMID SCOBIE TAKES A SWIPE AT THE QUEEN AS HE CLAIMS ‘NO SENIOR ROYAL’ STEPPED IN TO SOLVE PRINCE WILLIAM & HARRY’S RIFT

          The Finding Freedom author believes the brotherly row could have been squashed if a Royal family member had stepped in – but said no one has intervened in the sibling squabble.

          In an interview on This Morning – which coincided with the news that Piers Morgan was cleared by Ofcom over comments he made about Meghan Markle – Scobie said the "family fractures" were far from fixed.

          "I wish there was a.. you know, we have all experienced family squabbles and so on, but there is always a senior member of the family who clips you round the ear and pulls you all together and says talk!

          "And I haven't heard that from any source connected to the family that there has been someone who has played that role.

          "I'm sure if Diana was here today, that's exactly what she would do. But I've certainly not heard that from any of the others."

          Scobie's apparent jibe towards Her Majesty comes after the release of a new epilogue for the biography based on the Sussexes, on the 24th anniversary of Princess Diana's death.

        • Milica Cosic

          SUSANNA REID REVEALS SHE FEELS ‘AWKWARD’ STUCK BETWEEN PIERS MORGAN AND ITV BOSSES AFTER OFCOM STAND-OFF

          Speaking for the first time since the landmark Ofcom win, Susanna said that she felt "awkward" being stuck in the middle during the complaint.

          The presenter also confirmed that Piers wouldn't be on the show this morning – or be returning to his job on Good Morning Britain.

          She revealed this morning on GMB: "What struck me about the Ofcom ruling, on the one hand, I've got my friend Piers Morgan, and on the other, I've got my bosses at ITV.

          "So it's obviously a slightly awkward moment right now."

          Susanna said Piers will NOT be returning to the show this morning.

          And when she was asked if she was "devastated," the presenter simply said: "it was quite a moment, wasn't it."

        • Milica Cosic

          MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY ‘PROUD’ OF THEIR NEW LIFE IN AMERICA

          Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are said to be proud of their new life in America despite a “difficult” few years.

          In a new epilogue of the book Finding Freedom, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reported to have no regrets about their decision to quit royal life.

          The Royal Family was hurled into crisis mode when the couple quit the Firm last year and the Queen was forced to publicly respond to claims made in their bombshell Oprah interview.

          But Town & Country reports that in an updated chapter of Finding Freedom, authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand say “as difficult as recent years have been, neither Harry nor Meghan have any regrets about the decisions they have made”.

        • Milica Cosic

          TRASH TALK

          The Duchess of Sussex, 40, said she begged for help but was told she would not be able to seek help as it "wouldn't be good for the institution".

          But Piers had no sympathy for the then-pregnant Royal and ranted on the ITV breakfast show: "Who did you go to? What did they say to you?

          "I don't believe a word she says, Meghan Markle. I wouldn't believe a weather report if she read it.

          "The fact she has expressed an onslaught against our Royal Family is contemptible."

          The day after he made the comments – Piers announced he wouldn't be returning to the show following his colleague Alex Beresford's monologue criticising him for continually attacking Meghan.

          Piers Morgan has once again slammed Meghan and Harry on Twitter Credit: PA
        • Milica Cosic

          PIERS MORGAN SLAMS ‘DISGRACEFUL’ MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY FOR ‘TRASHING’ QUEEN AFTER SHE LOST ‘BELOVED’ PHILIP

          Piers Morgan has slammed "disgraceful" Meghan Markle and Prince Harry for "trashing" the Queen after she lost her beloved Philip.

          It comes amid the presenter's ongoing feud with the Sussexes – following yesterday's Ofcom win over a debate about Meghan's mental health.

          Taking to Twitter today, Piers snapped back once again – highlighting the pain that the Sussexes have caused Her Majesty.

          He questioned why everyone was so focused on Meghan Markle's mental health and not the Queen's – especially after losing her husband Prince Philip in April.

          Piers tweeted today: "Amid all the debate about Meghan Markle’s mental health, has anyone given a thought for what the Queen’s had to endure this year as the Sussexes have continually trashed her family & the Monarchy while she lost and mourned her beloved husband of 73 years?

          "Just disgraceful."

          Read more here.

        • Milica Cosic

          LADY LOUISE WINDSOR FACES BIG ROYAL DECISION AS SHE APPROACHES 18TH BIRTHDAY

          Lady Louise is the daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie. In two months she will turn 18, and when she reaches the milestone she will decide if she wants to use the HRH title.

          The Countess of Wessex told the Sunday Times in 2020 that: “we try to bring them up with the understanding they are very likely to have to work for a living.

          “Hence we made the decision not to use HRH titles.

          "They have them and can decide to use them from 18, but I think it’s highly unlikely.”

          Louise's brother, Viscount Severn will also face the same decision when he celebrates his 18th birthday. He is only 13 so has some time to make up his mind.

        • Milica Cosic

          MEG HER MARK

          Piers Morgan's OFCOM controversial ruling, which has also been hailed as a huge win for freedom of speech, is said to have infuriated Meghan and her camp – including her media mouthpiece, Omid Scobie.

          The royal biographer shared his opinion of the decision and suggested the Human Rights Act could have been broken after the Duchesses claims that she suffered with her mental health were dismissed live on air.

          In a tweet, Scobie said he "questioned" Ofcom's verdict as "freedom of expression" under the 1988 Act is subject to the "protection of health or morals."

          "While everyone should be free to express opinion on public figures, discrediting a person’s mental health issues on TV reinforced a dangerous stigma and put others at risk," he added.

          But Piers proved he is back with a vengeance after clearing his name – and tore the Sussexes pal to shreds by telling him: "Pipe down, Lickspittle."

          His savage response continued: "You just trashed the Queen in your garbage book without a care for the mental health of a 95-year-old woman grieving the loss of her husband."

          Meghan will feel even more 'determined' following Piers' Ofcom win Credit: The Mega Agency
        • Milica Cosic

          MEGHAN MARKLE ‘MORE DETERMINED THAN EVER’ TO GET THE LAST WORD & SPEAK OUT AFTER PIERS MORGAN OFCOM VICTORY, EXPERT SAYS

          This is a Sun exclusive.

          Furious Meghan Markle is said to be"more determined than ever," to get the last word and speak out after Piers Morgan's Ofcom victory.

          This will make the divide "even deeper" between the Sussexes and the Royal Family, according to an expert.

          Speaking about Meghan's next move, writer and broadcaster Adam Helliker told The Sun Online: "I think she’s going to feel more determined and it will up her game so to speak. 

          "She will convince all her followers that this is how Britain operates. I think she will see it as yet another method of protecting the Royal Family.

          "And it just kind of – the divide is getting ever deeper. And the longer it goes on, the rift, you just wonder, how on earth can they ever come back from that?

          "They will up their game in terms of putting out more statements, being more independent and just pushing away even further."

          Read more.

        • Milica Cosic

          THE UN-PROVABLE CLAIMS PIERS MORGAN BLASTED MEGHAN MARKLE FOR TELLING OPRAH ABOUT ROYAL LIFE (CONTINUED…)

          • Concerns over Archie's skin colour – The single most damaging claim for the royals were allegations of "conversations" and "concerns" about the colour of Archie's skin when she was pregnant.
            She has refused to name the member of the Royal Family she alleges made the comment.
          • Ignored when she asked for help – Meghan says she was ignored when she asked HR for support saying she felt suicidal.
          • Kate made Meg cry – But journalist behind the original story – which alleged that in fact Meghan made Kate cry – sticks by her sources.

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