LONDON — CNN celebrity interviewer Piers Morgan is refusing to disclose details about one of the most damning links between himself and the UK phone hacking scandal, his acknowledgment that he once listened to a phone message left by Paul McCartney for his then-wife Heather Mills.
In a 2006 article, Morgan said he was played a phone message left by the former Beatle on Mills’ answering machine.
Mills has said there’s no way Morgan could have obtained the message honestly.
Morgan told Britain’s media ethics inquiry on Tuesday that he could not say when he heard the message or who played it to him because it would compromise a source.
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