Stephen Colbert responds to Pierce Morgan’s Meghan Markle comments and ITV Exit – Deadline

After the dramatic Pierce Morgan Good morning Britain Walkout, the ITV breakfast show announced that Anchor will not return to the news program. The departure was a celebration Late shows Stephen Colbert, who promised to give UK viewers a more positive experience with Morgan.

“Congratulations, tomorrow is going to be a great morning, Britain,” the late night host said, playing on the title of the ITV program.

After an explosive CBS Meghan Markle-Prince Harry interview conducted by Oprah Winfrey on Sunday, Morgan shared on Monday that she does not trust comments about her mental health. This Suits The actress revealed on Sunday that her negative experience with the British media and the Royal Family led to suicidal thoughts. Following his controversial remarks, Morgan co-star Alex Beresford challenged the former CNN anchor, causing Morgan to step off the stage.

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During his opening part, Colbert noted that Morgan could not criticize him. Still fascinated by Oprah’s interview with the Royal couple, Colbert couldn’t help himself to using the most controversial moments of the conversation against the news figure.

“Pierce is such a kid that someone at Buckingham Palace just asked him what color he was,” Colbert said.

While the latest in the Royal Controversy and the British media took the first part of its debut, Colbert also turned to the biggest news at home. As the number of cases gradually decreased, Late show The host said he would look forward to the day where he could “stop saying” in the recent Kovid news.

He discussed the “good news” of rising vaccination rates and the latest CDC information that those who have been vaccinated can gather with friends and loved ones who have been vaccinated indoors without a mask. Colbert also took the Covid-19 relief and First Dog’s “sting incident.”

See Colbert’s full opening above.