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Piers Morgan has slammed Ofcom and claimed all the broadcasting watchdog does is "boss around people on the airwaves" and stifle free speech which makes "life very difficult".
Outspoken broadcaster Piers is never far from controversy and his comments on Good Morning Britain about Meghan Markle, calling her a liar earlier this year, sparked a record 57,000 complaints.
Now an Editor at Large for the DailyMail.co.uk, Piers has yet to make his eagerly-anticipated return to news presenting despite still working for ITV.
But in a new interview with host Sean Hannity on Fox News, Piers laid into regulator Ofcom for enforcing what broadcasters and presenters "can and can’t do".
Presenter Hannity enquired: "I’d have problems being a broadcaster in Great Britain, is that true?"
To which Piers responded: "Yeah, it’s very difficult, we're government regulated.
"There's a regulatory body called Ofcom, whose only job it is, is to basically boss around people on the airwaves and tell us what we can and can't do.
"It's very different to in the United States where you're covered by the First Amendment.
Piers slammed Ofcom and claimed all they do is 'boss people around'
"That’s the same First Amendment Prince Harry can't stomach because he only wants the media to say nice things about him and not him to account.
"It makes life very difficult."
Piers stressed: "But also at the centre of all this Sean is, which I know you’ve done lot of coverage on, is this epidemic of cancel culture.
"There’s a very small but very vocal group of illiberal liberals. I call them the new fascists, they want to tell us how to lead our lives and how to speak, how to think, what to find funny, what we can enjoy on television or at the movies.
Piers Morgan was interviewed by Sean Hannity for Fox News
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'[And] What historical figures we can appreciate or not appreciate.
"If you deviate one iota from their woke world view, you will be shamed, vilified and cancelled.
'We’re seeing it happening again and again, and again. Corporate institutions have to stand up to this nonsense."
Piers in his former job as a GMB presenter
Piers was on the show to talk about his controversial comments about the Duchess of Sussex and why he stormed off GMB before quitting despite the ratings of the morning show having trebled with him at the helm.
As well as discussing stifled free speech and the Queen and the Royal Family getting hammered by Prince Harry and Meghan in the media on a regular basis, Piers teased about his long-awaited comeback.
"I'm definitely having some very interesting conversations, as you can imagine Sean,” revealed Piers.
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"There’s a lot of people who wouldn’t mind a piece of the action for somebody who trebled the ratings on that morning show in five years, which is what we did.
"That was a weird, surreal kind of day on the day I left [GMB]. Having reached a ratings’ high, normally you would get invited to a boardroom and presented with a carriage clock.
"But I got invited to either apologise to Meghan Markle for disbelieving her or leave the building. So I decided to leave the building.”