In her defense of the disgraced prince, Campbell pointed to the "prostitution" charge that Jeffrey Epstein was convicted of in 2008, and attempted to downplay the fact that the girls were underage by suggesting that he was simply hiring sex workers.
"You all seem to have forgotten that Jeffrey Epstein, the offense for which he was charged and for which he was imprisoned, was for soliciting prostitution from minors. That is not the same thing as pedophilia," Campbell told a shocked panel Monday morning.
Host Piers Morgan immediately challenged her claims, saying:
IF YOU SOLICITED A 14-YEAR-OLD FOR PROSTITUTION, YOU'RE A PEDOPHILE.
YOU'RE PROCURING AN UNDERAGE GIRL FOR SEX. THAT'S WHAT HE WAS CONVICTED OF. I'M SORRY, I'M SORRY, WITH RESPECT, THAT IS NONSENSE.