TV Host Makes 'Cruel' Joke About Meghan and Harry's Newborn | 22 Words

Australia's Today host Karl Stefanovic brutally mocked and joked about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's newborn baby girl live on air this morning while interviewing Piers Morgan...

And his cruel comments have sadly come just days following the Sussex's happy news.

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Scroll on to hear what he had to say...

Now, the world's obsession with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle began in 2018 when the couple tied the knot in a royal ceremony...

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And although the prince and the former Suits actress radiated with happiness and joy, it didn't take long for things to take an ugly turn.

Any move she made, Meghan was relentlessly attacked by the British press...

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Which eventually resulted in the couple announcing they would be stepping down from their senior roles in the royal family due to this unbearable harassment.

They simply wanted a quieter and safer life for their 2-year-old son, Archie...

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And it didn't take long for them to fully relocate to Los Angeles for a fresh start.

Quite predictably, the news of their departure didn't go down well with royalists all around the world...

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And alongside rumors of bitter feuds between Harry, Prince Charles, and Prince William, the explosive Oprah Winfrey interview poured even more fuel on the fire.

Harry and Meghan's tell-all interview with the famous TV host aired on March 7th...

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And an unbelievable amount of dirt was dished out on the royal family and their treatment of the couple over the last few years.

Meghan made some shocking accusations of racism against the monarchy...

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Including concerns that were expressed by an unnamed senior member of the family over Archie's skin color - something that Meghan insisted contributed to her son not being given a royal title.

She also tearfully described the lack of support she received when she was feeling suicidal during her pregnancy due to the pressure and isolation that comes with being a member of the royal family.

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"Look, I was really ashamed to say it at the time and ashamed to have to admit it to Harry especially, because I know how much loss he has suffered, but I knew that if I didn't say it, then I would do it... I just didn't want to be alive anymore."

Harry then spoke of how he's been "financially cut off" by his father...

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And that he's now pretty much an outcast in his family.

Of course, while many sympathized with the couple following the eye-opening interview...

Many weren't at all impressed by their attempt to break their silence in such a publicized way... because let's face it, you don't get more famous and "A-lister" than Oprah Winfrey!

Harry and Meghan were also accused of being "attention seekers" and "liars."

Harry returned to the U.K shortly after the interview to attend the funeral of his grandfather, Prince Philip...

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And it was reported that there was a "great deal of frostiness" between Harry, his father, and other senior royals.

So, as you can see, it's been a very tense few months for Harry and Meghan...

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But this hasn't stopped Harry from speaking out yet again about the hardships he and Meghan faced from being a part of the royal family.

Harry appeared as a guest on Dax Shepard's Armchair Expert podcast early on in May...

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And he made many personal revelations during the interview.

In perhaps the most talked-about moment of the podcast, Harry said he was caught in a cycle of "pain and suffering" in the British royal family and hinted heavily that he is critical of the way his father, Prince Charles, raised him.

"When it comes to parenting, if I've experienced some form of pain or suffering because of the pain or suffering that perhaps my father or my parents had suffered, I'm going to make sure I break that cycle so that I don't pass it on."

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He added that "a lot of genetic pain and suffering that gets passed on anyway:

"So we as parents should be doing the most we can to try and say 'you know what, that happened to me, I'm going to make sure that doesn't happen to you.'"

It's clear that Harry is desperate to not pass on this "genetic pain" to his own children...

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Especially as his and Meghan's little family is rapidly expanding!

Back in February of this year, Harry and Meghan announced they were expecting their second child...

And Meghan excitedly revealed they were expecting a little girl to Oprah in their exclusive interview.

The happy news came just months after Meghan suffered a miscarriage, however...

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​Which she opened up about in an opinion piece for the New York Times that ran in November.

"Losing a child means carrying almost unbearable grief, experienced by many but talked about by few. In the pain of our loss, my husband and I discovered that in a room of 100 women, ten to twenty of them will have suffered from a miscarriage. Yet despite the staggering commonality of this pain, the conversation remains taboo, riddled with (unwarranted) shame, and perpetuating a cycle of solitary mourning," she wrote in her emotional article.

Quite understandably, the couple remained very quiet during their second pregnancy...

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Because after recovering from the shock and grief of a miscarriage, privacy and calm are what are needed the most.

Well, the moment we've all been waiting for finally arrived last week...

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As it was announced on June 6th that Meghan gave birth to a healthy baby girl!

A spokesperson for the Sussexes confirmed the news.

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In a statement, they confirmed:

"With great joy, Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have welcomed their daughter to the world."

And as for the name?

Their daughter is called Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, which is a touching tribute to both Queen Elizabeth II and the late Princess Diana.

We can only imagine how happy Harry, Meghan, and Archie are right now...

And although millions of well-wishes have been flooding in for the little family, it sadly didn't take long for the negativity to arise.

And Australia's Today host Karl Stefanovic has certainly contributed to this negativity.

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The outspoken Aussie host interviewed his British counterpart, Piers Morgan, earlier today, and of course, Harry and Meghan's newborn daughter was brought into the conversation.

Both Karl and Piers are ferocious critics of the Sussexes...

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Meaning it didn't take long for Karl to make a cruel joke about Harry and Meghan's little arrival while interviewing the notorious British journalist.

"What did you make of the name?" Karl asked Piers when discussing the news...

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"Lillibet... does it sound like a sports betting app?" he then said, to which both his co-host and Piers erupted into fits of laughter.

Piers then said he found the name "ironic" considering the couple have made a living from "trashing the royal family"...

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"Only for them to go and name the baby after the Queen."

What do you think about Karl's joke?

Do you think it was just a bit of harmless fun? Or do you think it was totally inappropriate and disrespectful?