Piers Morgan in change of heart over Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Danny Thompson
Contributor
Piers Morgan attends the 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards presented by American Airlines and Jaguar Land Rover at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 25, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Morgan Lieberman/WireImage)

Piers Morgan has been a staunch critic of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in recent years - but it appears he may have had a dramatic change of heart.

The couple have split opinion since being married and subsequently relinquished their Royal responsibility - and the Good Morning Britain has certainly not been one to sit on the fence.

However, in a recent interview he appears to admit he may have let things get “too personal” with his criticism of the pair.

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He told The Times: “Have I taken things a bit too far? Probably. Do I think that will govern and temper how I talk about them going forward? Absolutely.”

He added: “It's probably not wise, if you're a columnist, to make things too personal.”

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 at Westminster Abbey on March 9, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

The 55-year-old’s direct questioning on GMB have been winning him fans with his crusade to hold government officials to account with the handling of the coronavirus crisis - but his views on the situation have also lost him some powerful friends.

The same interview saw Morgan discussed his falling out with former pal Lord Sugar.

Sugar has recently said Morgan had been “exploiting” the pandemic for his own benefit, comments which did not go down well with the former Britain’s Got Talent star.

Morgan said: “It’s gone way beyond a joke, and for me it’s ruined our friendship. I think we’re done as friends. I can’t see through the behaviour.”

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He also took aim at Donald Trump, who he has been a vocal critic of in recent weeks - so much so the US president has unfollowed him on Twitter.

Morgan said in the interview he does not think Trump “deserves to be re-elected”.

The star will make a return to this week after testing negative for COVID-19 after revealing he had symptoms linked to the virus.