The View’s Sunny Hostin has called out Piers Morgan for his “obsession” with Meghan Markle hinting it’s a product of “his own fragility.”

This revelation came during Tuesday’s show while discussing the ex Good Morning Britainanchor’s reaction to the Oprah interview with Harry and Meghan.

She said, “Isn’t it interesting that Piers Morgan can walk away from a slightly uncomfortable situation, but Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan cannot walk away from more than a slightly uncomfortable situation that put her mental health and her life at risk?”

She is referring to Morgan running away from a conversation with Alex Beresford, who took him to task over his borderline obsessive dislike of Meghan Markle, a woman who Morgan has gone to record to say that she “ghosted” him. He also used his hosting duties to decry her suicidal feelings, saying he did not believe her, an action that has met with over 41,000 complaints to Ofcom.

They then went on to play the clip from RTE One’s The Late Late Show, where the disgraced journalist described the last time he saw her, “I put her in a cab, and it turned out to be a cab that took her to a party where she met Prince Harry,” he says in the clip. “And then the next night, they had a solo dinner together, and that was the last I ever heard from Meghan Markle. I have never heard from her again.”

After the clip ended, Hostin said, “So I suppose that his obsession with her is based on his own fragility, isn’t it?”

This sentiment was shared by her View fellow co-hosts, such as Sarah Haines, who said, “He trashes her non-stop and he clearly can’t separate himself from that ego hit.”

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