Piers Morgan has called on the Duke of Cambridge to go on Good Morning Britain to defend his support of trophy hunting. Piers criticised ...
Piers Morgan urges Prince William to defend trophy hunting stance on TV
Piers criticised William on the show on Wednesday morning over comments the Duke made to ITV News that “there is a place for commercial hunting in Africa as there is around the world”, and on Thursday Morgan said he would like to challenge him in person.
Speaking at the Good Morning Britain Health Star Awards, Morgan told the Press Association: “I’d have William and Harry on the sofa… I’d love to talk to William because somehow he’s got to square off this round peg of wanting to be the face of conservation but also encouraging trophy hunting, which is the most sickening form of brutality to animals imaginable.”
He continued: “For our future king to be aligning himself to trophy hunters – and we saw Prince Harry doing it (posing) with a water buffalo and also he’s the face of wildlife conservation – you can’t be grinning next to corpses of big beasts you’ve nailed and then allow big trophy hunters to put them on their new wall. You can’t do both.
“If it falls to me as one of their loyal and obedient subjects to point out the slight inconsistency here, I will.”