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Meghan Markle will be more determined to get the last word in Piers Morgan row

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Meghan Markle will feel "more determined' to get the last word and speak out after Piers Morgan's Ofcom victory, an expert has claimed.

Piers, 56, made Ofcom history back in March when his rants about the 40 year old Duchess of Sussex on Good Morning Britain became the most complained about moment on TV, racking up 57,121 complaints.

However, the broadcasting watchdog ruled earlier this week that Piers' comments had not broken any rules.

Writer and broadcaster Adam Helliker has now opened up on what he thinks Meghan's next move could be, explaining that he thinks she will "up her game".

He told The Sun: "I think she’s going to feel more determined and it will up her game so to speak.

"She will convince all her followers that this is how Britain operates. I think she will see it as yet another method of protecting the Royal Family.

"And it just kind of – the divide is getting ever deeper. And the longer it goes on, the rift, you just wonder, how on earth can they ever come back from that?


"They will up their game in terms of putting out more statements, being more independent and just pushing away even further."

Ofcom's ruling earlier this week read: "The interview between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Oprah Winfrey contained serious allegations and it was legitimate for this Programme to discuss and scrutinise those claims inglcuing their veracity.

"Ofcom is clear that, consistent with freedom of expression, Mr Morgan was entitled to say be disbelieved the Duke and Duchess' allegations and to told and express strong views that rigorously challenged their account.

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"The Code allows for individuals to express strongly held and robustly argued views, including those that are potentially harmful or highly offensive, and for broadcasters to include these in their programming.

"The restriction of such views would, in our view, be an unwarranted and chilling restriction on freedom of expression both of the broadcaster and the audience."

Piers soon celebrated the ruling as he wrote on his Twitter page: "I’m delighted OFCOM has endorsed my right to disbelieve the Duke & Duchess of Sussex’s incendiary claims to Oprah Winfrey, many of which have proven to be untrue.

"This is a resounding victory for free speech and a resounding defeat for Princess Pinocchios."

He then ended the tweet, joking: "Do I get my job back?"

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