Piers Morgan has lashed out at the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle again, this time over claims her team stopped people from taking pictures of her at Wimbledon last week.
Meghan and two of her close friends were in the royal box at the tournament to watch Serena Williams play Kaja Juvan on Court One.
Media consultant Sally Jones claimed in the Telegraph that she was snapping pictures of Serena when a member of the royal protection team asked her not to take photos as Meghan was sat in the box.
Piers, who has made no secret of his issues with the Duchess, said Meghan should ‘go back to America’ if she wants to be treated as a private citizen.
On Tuesday’s Good Morning Britain he ranted: ‘This is so ridiculous this obsession that her and Harry have about privacy. A – it’s rankling hypocritical, b – they’re not private people. They’re the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, for that we get to pay for their mansion.
‘The royal box at Wimbledon with the world’s cameras beamed on their heads. If you want to be private don’t go to the royal box at Wimbledon. It’s a complete joke.’
He continued: ‘You need to work out what you want to be Meghan and Harry. Do you want to be private or do you want to be public because this is a joke.
Meghan Markle and two of her friends took in the action at Wimbledon (Picture: Getty)
The presenter wasn’t having it (Picture: ITV)‘You go to Wimbledon on your free tickets, in the royal box the best seats in the house, and you take your two bezzies, and they sit there next to you and they’re getting free seats in the best place in the house.
‘You’re public people. All of you. In that moment you’re public people. Stop your squealing about privacy. We don’t want to hear it.
‘If you want to be private go back to America and live privately. It’s pretty straight forward. She doesn’t want to be a public figure in the royal family go back to America.’
Susanna Reid added that she was ‘much more sympathetic’ towards the royal couple wanting privacy, but admitted that as Meghan was in a public place she should expect photos to be taken.
Good Morning Britain airs weekdays from 6am on ITV.
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