Piers Morgan backs Joe Rogan for lashing out at Meghan and Harry in Spotify row

Piers Morgan has publicly backed US comedian Joe Rogan after he lashed out against Meghan Markle and Prince Harry amid all of the Spotify drama.

In his New York Post column, outspoken Piers penned: "Honestly, if it wasn’t for his (Joe Rogan’s) love of guns, tattoos and Bernie’s socialism – and of course, his weird accent – we could be twins.

"I regularly listen to his podcast 'The Joe Rogan Experience' and it’s a brilliantly free-wheeling, wide-ranging, sometimes combative, always fascinating series of conversations with people from all walks of life who hold all manner of opinions.

"I don’t always agree with what Rogan or his guests say, but why should I?

"We’re not living in North Korea, we’re allowed to hold different views from each other."

The former GMB star also mentioned the "ferocious firestorm" that has been designed to "cancel" his $100million (£74m) Spotify deal, and to silence his seemingly "dangerous" thoughts.

Concluding his column, Piers penned: "Spotify should do us all a favor by tearing up Meghan and Harry’s contract and giving their money to Joe Rogan for more of his shows."

The Royal couple recently expressed their concerns over Spotify hosting "disinformation" in regards to podcasts such as Joe's.

The couple, who have secured a hefty deal with the music platform, which is reportedly worth £18million, released a statement on Sunday sharing their thoughts.

They stated that they had spoken to the company's bosses regarding their worries last April.

The US comic has faced much backlash for his out-there views on the Covid-19 vaccine, with many arguing the podcast has been used to spread false details.

In their statement, the royal couple stated: "Since the inception of [their non-profit organisation] Archewell, we have worked to address the real-time global misinformation crisis.

"Hundreds of millions of people are affected by the serious harms of mis- and disinformation every day.

"Last April, our co-founders began expressing concerns to our partners at Spotify about the all too real consequences of Covid misinformation on its platform.

"We have continued to express our concerns to Spotify to ensure changes to its platform are made to help address this public health crisis.

"We look to Spotify to meet this moment and are committed to continuing our work together as it does."

Earlier this week, Neil Young backed the couple's point and took a stand by removing his work from Spotify. To which Joni Mitchell then followed suit.

The musician expressed that the podcast was indeed spreading "false information" about the Covid vaccine, and was "potentially causing death" to those who believed what he was saying.

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