Gogglebox hit by complaints as stars ‘mock’ the Royal Family during Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview

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Gogglebox have been hit by complaints after the cast were seen mocking the Royal Family following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Stars of the hit Channel 4 show were seen reacting to the interview on Friday's episode of the long running series, but some viewers were unhappy with comments made about the Duchess of Sussex, 39.

Broadcast regulator Ofcom have confirmed that they received 51 complaints about the episode for "anti-royalist commentary".

When Prince Harry, 36, was seen telling Oprah that The Firm had suggested Meghan resumed her acting career to cover security costs, regular Stephen Webb said: "What did they want her to do? Get her a part in EastEnders?"

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Viewer favourites Pete and Sophie Sandiford were also seen commenting on the two hour interview.

Sophie said: "Stick her in the gift shop while you're at it. You know, 30 hours a week in the gift shop should cover her funds."

Not all of the show's cast were interested in the interview, however, with viewers amused when Jenny Newby fell asleep.

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Her best friend, Lee Riley, screamed, making Jenny wake up in a state of shock.

She said: "You frightened me to death. Why has the sound gone off the telly. You are a prat you."

Lee then burst into laughter, adding: "I was talking to you and you fell asleep."

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Prior to the episode airing, some fans of the show discussed their upset as it was announced the cast would be reviewing Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah.

TV critic Scott Bryan confirmed the popular show will review the drama on Twitter, writing: "FYI: Gogglebox *will* be reviewing the Harry and Meghan Oprah interview, as well as what happened with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain. This Friday night at 9pm."

But the news had many Gogglebox fans sharing their sadness, with one saying they were "gutted".

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They wrote: "Gutted!! As I love #Gogglebox but thanks for the heads up…. will give this Fridays one a miss."

Another shared: "Please God NOOOOO! Haven't we already had enough of this. I don't want to switch off Gogglebox.

"This Oprah stuff is getting boring very quickly". While a third added: "Cheers for the heads up. This allows me to miss it twice."

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