Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew divorced in 1996, but they remained close in the years afterward.
When Sarah Ferguson called up the show's executive producer, Andy Harries, to offer her royal expertise, she was turned down.
Sarah "Fergie" Ferguson told People that she and Princess Diana met when they were just teens and "promised each other we would always be together."
Like Sarah Ferguson, Prince Andrew's ex-wife who has written a number of children's books, Meghan Markle is using "duchess" as part of her pen name.
Morgan quit the morning show over his critical comments about Meghan Markle's interview with Oprah Winfrey.