Earlier this week, it was announced Meghan Markle would be releasing her very first children’s book in the summer, titled The Bench. And comedian and actor Stephen Mangan joined Susanna Reid and Adil Ray on Good Morning Britain on Thursday to explain he too his stepping into the world of children’s literature in 2021 as well as unveiling a new virtual reality art trail coming to London this weekend.
However, when Susanna joked he’d be facing stern competition with his new book from Meghan, Stephen didn’t hold back.
The moment came as Stephen explained: “I wrote a children’s book just to, you know, have an excuse to hide in the cupboard with my laptop.”
“Fantastic,” Adil said as Susanna weighed in: “It seems like writing children’s books is all the rage at the moment.
“You’re in competition with the Duchess of Sussex,” she teased.