Piers Morgan slams Prince Harry for 'yapping' about his private life

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File photo dated 10/03/21 of Piers Morgan who returned to the Good Morning Britain studio on Wednesday to clear out his office after quitting the show earlier this month. Issue date: Wednesday March 24, 2021.
Piers Morgan has slammed Prince Harry. (PA)

Piers Morgan has hit out at Prince Harry for “yapping” about his personal life.

The former Good Morning Britain presenter spoke out after Harry likened his royal life to 1998 film The Truman Show, which sees Jim Carrey play a man under constant scrutiny as the unwitting star of a reality show.

"It's a mixture between The Truman Show and being in a zoo," the Duke of Sussex said on the Armchair Expert podcast.

Sharing a link to a story about Harry’s comments, Morgan tweeted: “For a guy who craves privacy, Prince Harry sure is yapping a lot about his private life...”

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The broadcaster also took issue with the Duke’s remarks about parenting during his interview with Dax Shepard on the podcast.

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Harry – who has a two-year-old son with wife Meghan Markle and a baby girl on the way – said: "I don't think we should be pointing the finger or blaming anybody.

"But certainly when it comes to parenting, if I've experienced some form of pain or suffering because of the pain or suffering that perhaps my father or my parents had suffered, I'm going to make sure I break that cycle."

"It's a lot of genetic pain and suffering that gets passed on anyway so we as parents should be doing the most we can to try and say, 'You know what, that happened to me, I'm going to make sure that doesn't happen to you'," he said.

Prince Charles and Prince Harry attending the World Premiere of Our Planet at the Natural History Museum, London. Photo dated 4th April, 2019. Copyright should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
Prince Charles and Prince Harry at the Natural History Museum in 2019. (Doug Peters/EMPICS)

“How many more times is this spoiled brat going to publicly trash the Dad who's bankrolled him his entire life?” Morgan tweeted.

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It is not the first time the TV star has been outspoken about Harry and Meghan.

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Earlier this year he stepped down from Good Morning Britain after sparking a controversy when he said he did not believe comments made by Meghan in her Oprah Winfrey interview, which included claims about her mental health and racism within the Royal Family.

April 7th 2021 - Prince Harry The Duke of Sussex and Meghan Markle The Duchess of Sussex announce their first series production for Netflix. - September 2nd 2020 - Prince Harry The Duke of Sussex and Duchess Meghan of Sussex have reportedly signed a multiyear production deal with Netflix. The couple plan to make exclusive documentaries, docu-series, feature films, scripted shows, children's programming and additional content through a new production company they have formed. - File Photo by: zz/KGC-178/STAR MAX/IPx 2018 3/23/18 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visit Northern Ireland.
Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey sent shockwaves around the world. (zz/KGC-178/STAR MAX/IPx 2018)

He later claimed that members of the Royal Family had expressed gratitude to him for "standing up" for them.

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