It was not such a Good Morning for Piers Morgan. The former CNN show presenter walked off live on Good Morning Britain on Tuesday, March 9, after co-star Alex Beresford challenged the previous comments he made about Meghan Markle following her and Prince Harry‘s interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Beresford, 40, called out , 55, for his “diabolical behavior” one day after Morgan on Monday, March 8 — which prompted a complaint from mental health charity Mind — saying he didn’t believe the validity of the Duchess’ claims. 

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During the Monday episode of Good Morning Britain, Morgan reacted to Markle’s claims that her request for help from the royals was denied. “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 said. “The fact that she’s fired up this onslaught against our Royal Family I think is contemptible.”

Later that morning, Morgan also referred to the soon-to-be mother-of-two as the “Pinocchio Princess” in a tweet.

While calling out Morgan’s previous statements, Beresford said: “I’m sorry, but Piers spouts off on a regular basis and we all have to sit there and listen. Six-thirty to seven o’clock yesterday was incredibly hard to watch. Incredibly hard to watch… He has the ability to come in here and talk from a position where he doesn’t fully understand.”

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Morgan finally had enough of Beresford’s comments when he said Markle shunned Morgan in the past. “I understand that you don’t like Meghan Markle,” Beresford continued, noting that Morgan has made his distaste for the brunette beauty “so clear, a number of times on this program.”

“And I understand that you’ve got a personal relationship with Meghan Markle and she cut you off, she’s entitled to cut you off, if she wants to,” he added. “Has she said anything about you since she cut you off? I don’t think she has. But yet you continue to trash her.”

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Amid the televised feud, Morgan clarified his views on the Duchess’ suicidal thoughts versus mental illness in general. While recalling his remarks on the Monday episode, Morgan stated: “I said as an all-encompassing thing, I don’t believe what Meghan Markle is saying generally in this interview, and I still have serious concerns about the veracity of a lot of what she said,” before sharing his “position on mental illness and on suicide.”