Piers Morgan has shared details of his brief friendship with Meghan Markle before she met Prince Harry.
The announcer, who will be launching his new show Uncensoredshared details on how their brief friendship started in a new interview.
Talk to TimeMorgan said that Markle messaged him after she followed him on Twitter after watching several episodes of the TV show he starred in, suit.
“One day, I was bored at home – it’s 2015 – and I followed four stars suit in twitter. Three men and Meghan Markle… She texted me directly five minutes after I followed her and said, ‘Oh my God, thanks for following. I’m a big fan!’ which is quite ironic considering how things have turned out,” he said.
Morgan added: “He saw me on CNN, liked me, blah-blah-blah, whatever. Anyway, I started texting with him and a guy named Rick Hoffman, who played Louis Litt in suit. The three of us texted, sent me early preview episodes, emailed. He came Good morning England; we sent pictures to Meghan. Everything is very light.”
Ex Good morning England The star later said that she asked to meet Morgan when she came to England in 2016.
“It came from him,” he continued, stating: “I said, ‘Why don’t you come and have a beer at my local Scarsdale?’ He came down, we had a few hours, burst out laughing, thought he was so nice. So much fun. He said he got a few calls from men, received a lot of texts, people were pretty persistent, blah-blah-blah… I put him in taxi, he went to dinner at Mayfair at 5 Hertford Street, and I never heard from him again.
“Turns out she met Harry that night,” Morgan told the outlet, explaining that Markle and Hoffman “disappeared”.
“I just thought, their partner, such manners,” he said.
Morgan resigned from GMB after drawing widespread criticism for comments he made about Markle following her interview with Oprah Winfrey.
The broadcaster has repeatedly claimed that he “didn’t believe a word” he said about having suicidal thoughts during his time as a senior royal.