Piers Morgan slams Netflix for ‘failing to meet duty of care’ for Baby Reindeer’s ‘real-life Martha’

Piers Morgan has criticized Netflix, accusing it of ‘failing their duty of care’ to Baby Reindeer’s ‘real Martha’ Fiona Harvey after facing backlash for an explosive interview with her.

Morgan questioned Ms Harvey on his show Piers Morgan Uncensored this weekend, but was criticized by victims of stalkers and people concerned about Ms Harvey’s welfare.

In the controversial discussion, which has already racked up more than 11 million views, the pair discussed Netflix’s new hit series Baby Reindeer, based on the true story of actor and comedian Richard Gadd’s ordeal.

Speaking to ITV’s Lorraine, Morgan said he believes his channel has “done our duty of care” but questioned whether Netflix may have “defamed” Ms Harvey.

He said: ‘The main question is whether they defamed her? If you accuse someone of being a convicted stalker and he or she is not a convicted stalker, that’s a pretty serious mistake.

Morgan questioned Fiona Harvey on his show Piers Morgan Uncensored this weekend

“If it turns out not to be the case, Netflix’s claim at the beginning of each episode, ‘This is a true story’ becomes extremely problematic because it is not a true story.”

He added: ‘I think they have problems here because she is clearly determined to have her day in court with Netflix.’

Fiona Harvey was previously unidentified in reports surrounding the Netflix series to protect her privacy – but her impressive interview with Morgan means she can now be named and photographed.

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