News by email Donate

Suggestions

Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

RNC
RNC
franklin graham republican trump screenshot header2.png thumb.png
UK News

Franklin Graham defends Piers Morgan over Meghan and Harry interview

by Chantalle Edmunds

U.S. Evangelist Franklin Graham has defended former Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan in light of his departure from Good Morning Britain.

On March 30, which happened to be Morgan's 56th birthday, Graham took to Twitter posting a BBC article from earlier in the month with a Tweet that stated: "TV host @PiersMorgan has had to leave Good Morning Britain (@GMB) after the show received complaints over his remarks about Meghan & Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey."

In a thread, Graham went on to say that he'd found his own interview with Morgan to be "fair, honest & respectful" and referenced concerns over free speech.

"I’ve been interviewed by @PiersMorgan, & although we wouldn’t agree on some issues, he was always fair, honest, & respectful. I share his concern about the attack on free speech that’s happening today. He said, 'freedom of speech is a hill I'm happy to die on.' I respect that."

Graham went on to state: "I will continue proclaiming the truth—that Jesus Christ is “the Way, the Truth, & the Life”—no matter how unpopular it may be. Ultimately, every knee will bow & every tongue confess that He is Lord. He won’t be canceled!"

Morgan left the ITV programme on 10 March in a row over comments he made about the Duchess of Sussex. ITV announced the decision after Ofcom said it had received 41,000 complaints and was investigating.

The 56-year-old caused controversy when he said on the show he "didn't believe a word" the duchess had told Oprah Winfrey about her mental health during the couple's sit-down interview. 

The host had presented Good Morning Britain for six years. 

Continue the conversation on our Facebook page

A Monthly Gift Of £8 Makes A World Of Difference

In a world of fake news there’s never been a greater need for quality Christian journalism. Premier’s mission is to provide the Church with the most up to date and relevant news, told from a Christian perspective. But we can’t do it without you.

Unlike many websites we haven't put up a paywall — we want to keep our journalism free at the point of need and as open as we can. Premier’s news output takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. No one in the UK is sharing news like we are across radio, magazines and online so please help us to continue that today.

For a monthly gift of £8 or more we’d also be able to send you a free copy of the brand new Premier Bible, a wonderful Anglicised version of the NLT packed with exclusive bonus content, reading plan and resources to help you get the most out of scripture.

Your monthly support will make a world of difference. Thank you.

Set up a monthly gift

Related Articles

Sign up to our newsletter to stay informed with news from a Christian perspective.

Connect

Donate

Donate