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Piers Morgan Claims Royal Family Thanked Him For 'Standing Up For Them,' Invites Meghan Markle & Prince Harry For Sit Down

Apr. 7 2021, Updated 2:28 p.m. ET

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It looks like the drama surrounding Piers Morgan, the royals and Meghan Markle is far from over.

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The outspoken critic of Prince Harry and Meghan revealed that the royals sent him private messages, thanking him for defending them, in light of the bombshell claims the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made during their interview with Oprah Winfrey

As OK! previously reported, Morgan stood up for the royals one day after Meghan told Oprah on Sunday, March 7, that she was denied help from the institution for her suicidal thoughts because it would be a bad look. 

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"Who did you go to? What did they say to you? I'm sorry, I don't believe a word she said, Meghan Markle. I wouldn't believe it if she read me a weather report," Morgan stressed on the Monday, March 8, episode of Good Morning Britain. "The fact that she's fired up this onslaught against our Royal Family I think is contemptible."

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After the embattled host chose to walk away from Good Morning Britain rather than apologize to the Duchess for doubting her claims during the tell-all chat, Morgan told Extra he's "had a lot of support privately from a lot of people" — including the royals. 

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"I’ve had some messages communicated to me on behalf of several members of the royal family who were grateful … that somebody was standing up for them," he dished, while remaining coy about which members sent out their regards. 

After bragging that he remains “resolutely uncanceled," Morgan said he would welcome the chance to speak with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex about their claims against the prominent family.

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If given the opportunity to speak with Meghan, Morgan said he would ask that the former actress and Harry sit down with him for an "equally long interview" as the one they gave Oprah. 

He would ask the duo more "difficult questions about" the claims they made, which included accusations of racism by the royal family and the revelation that the institution refused to help Meghan during her mental health struggles. 

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"If you hate the royal family that much, why do you keep your royal titles?" the 56-year-old said of the questions he would ask the couple. "Why do you keep calling yourself the Duke and Duchess of Sussex? Why would you do that if it's just not to make millions and millions of dollars?"

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As OK! previously reported, Morgan decided to part ways with Good Morning Britain on Tuesday, March 9, after refusing to apologize to Meghan — who filed a formal complaint against Morgan out of concern for how his comments could affect viewers who were also struggling with mental health issues.

News of Morgan's exit came hours after he was slammed by cohost Alex Beresford for constantly speaking poorly of Meghan, which resulted in Morgan storming off stage during the live episode.

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Meanwhile, Morgan's pal Sharon Osbourne got herself caught up in the scandal after she defended the embattled host's freedom of speech on The Talk. During the controversial episode, cohost Sheryl Underwood questioned how Osbourne could stand up for someone who "uttered" something "racist." Osbourne also recently parted ways with her talk show.

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Morgan has since maintained his unwavering opinions on the couple's interview since he first made headlines for his commentary last month. He has also taken to Twitter multiple times to bash Underwood for accusing him of "fake racism lies" without providing a shred of evidence. 

Most recently, Morgan dubbed the couple's interview an "undiluted whine-a-thon" during his first televised interview since leaving his hosting job. 

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