Someone forgot to read the room.

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) was ripped Friday for complaining about his scheduled CNN interview being bumped in favor of Kate Middleton, Princess of Wales, announcing she had been diagnosed with cancer.

Shortly before 2 p.m., as word spread that Kensington Palace would soon issue a major update on the princess’ health, Murphy told journalist Yashar Ali: “Can confirm!”

“I was supposed to be on CNN at 2pm to talk about the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and the millions of lives it has saved, but my interview has been bumped by this much more important topic,” Murphy, 50, added on X.

The lawmaker later deleted his post after the extent of Kate’s health challenge became clear, but that didn’t stop eagle-eyed critics from piling on.

“Imagine learning a woman has cancer and thinking this is such an inconvenience because my talking points got bumped,” posted X user “Sunny.”

“Anyway,” they added, “you can tell @ChrisMurphyCT definitely cares about people’s health care because he admits his cable news spots are more important than cancer diagnosis announcements.”

“Hi Chris,” said user “Oilfield Rando“, “she was announcing her battle with cancer. Sorry you couldn’t talk about Obamacare.”

Murphy’s office did not immediately respond to an inquiry from The Post.

The two-term US senator is one of dozens of lawmakers tapped by the Biden campaign for its national advisory board.


The latest on Kate Middleton’s cancer diagnosis:


Kate Middleton’s cancer diagnosis: Everything we know so far

Middleton, 42, announced her condition in a video released Friday after remaining out of the public eye for weeks following January abdominal surgery.

She announced that she underwent surgery back in January, and although the operation was initially successful, she was later diagnosed with cancer and is now undergoing chemotherapy.

“I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you, personally, for all the wonderful messages of support and for your understanding whilst I have been recovering from surgery,” she said. “It has been an incredibly tough couple of months for our entire family, but I’ve had a fantastic medical team who have taken great care of me, for which I am so grateful.”

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre called Kate’s announcement “terrible news,” adding to reporters: “Our thoughts are with the Duchess of Cambridge and her family members and friends during this incredibly difficult time. And certainly we wish her a full recovery. And I think it’s important that we respect their privacy, especially at this time.”

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