Meghan Markle, 37, joined Kate Middleton, 37, for a family day out at the Billingbear Polo Club in Wokingham, Surrey yesterday. The duo took their children to watch Prince Harry, 34, take part in the charity polo tournament. Various pictures saw the Duchess of Sussex holding onto her two-month-old son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Many Twitter users flocked to the micro-blogging site to slam the way Meghan was holding onto her tot.
One user commented: “I get anxious simply looking at these pictures.
“It’s sad that Meghan Markle seems so awkward and uncomfortable around her own son.”
Another wrote: “Meghan doesn’t know how to carry her own baby! Such a shame.”
Now, Piers Morgan, 54, has defended the royal, telling readers he “felt sorry” for her amid the backlash.
In his Daily Mail column, Piers began by saying he isn’t a “massive fan” of Meghan, but insisted people should cut her some slack as she’s a new mum.
He said: “When I read the vicious reaction to photos of her awkwardly carrying her new baby son Archie at a polo match, a surprising pang of sympathy welled up inside me.Duchess criticised for holding baby Archie this way - what does expert say?
Piers Morgan: GMB host defended Meghan Markle after her parenting was slammed (Image: WENN*GETTY)
Piers Morgan: GMB host said he 'felt sorry' for Meghan