The former 'Mastermind' presenter chided Meghan Markle for making friends so easily.
The salary of the BBC's top earner shocked ex-broadcaster Humphrys as much as anyone else.
"I believe we need the BBC as much now as we have ever done," Humphrys added on his final day.
French MEP Nathalie Loiseau made the stinging accusation during a discussion about Bfrexit negotiations.
BBC Radio 4 Today host John Humphrys has prompted a debate over childcare after suggesting that women are “better” than men at looking after babies.
Today show host John Humphrys has been branded "a national embarrassment" for his question about Stephen Hawking
Radio broadcaster John Humphrys said off-air comments made about equal pay were nothing to do with Carrie Gracie's campaign.
The BBC’s John Humphrys has been mocked after arguing in favour of water divining, otherwise known as dowsing, a practice backed up by no scientific evidence and dismissed as ‘medieval witchcraft’ by experts. The senior Radio 4 presenter was speaking to Richard Wiseman, a professor from the University of Hertfordshire who has spent 20 years researching the psychology of luck and the paranormal, about the maligned technique, which sees practitioners hold two ‘divining rods’ which supposedly detect the presence of water underground. Professor Wiseman explained: ‘It’s been tested many many times under many different circumstances and when people don’t know where the water is then they’re not very good at finding it with their rods that magically cross using forces we have no idea about.