Pregnant Meghan penned messages of support to sex workers on the pieces of fruit as she made up food parcels for the women when she made an unannounced trip to charity One25 with Prince Harry. The 37-year-old drew hearts on bananas and wrote "You are strong", "You are special", "You are brave" and "You are loved" on the fruit.
But Mr Morgan branded the move “one of the weirdest, most ridiculous things” he has seen a royal do.
Writing on Twitter, the Good Morning Britain host said: “Why is Meghan Markle signing bananas for sex workers to ‘empower them’?
“This is one of the weirdest, most ridiculous things I have ever seen a member of the Royal Family do…”
However, the tweet prompted an angry response from some of Mr Morgan’s followers who rushed to defend the duchess.
Meghan wrote messages on bananas for sex workers in Bristol (Image: GETTY)
Piers Morgan criticised Meghan for writing messages on bananas (Image: GETTY)
The duchess penned messages of support to sex workers on the pieces of fruit (Image: GETTY)
One said: “Because she has a good heart, she clearly sees sex workers as human beings and there is nothing wrong with reminding someone who needs such words of encouragement, she might just change someone’s life with such a small gesture. Being nice is free.”
Another wrote: “Let it go. This is really sad if she is all you can talk about to be relevant.”
A third said: “Yet if she'd given you time of day and invited you to read more.....