The Royal Wedding will now be missing one important ingredient– A Father to walk his daughter down the aisle.
Meghan Markle’s father, Thomas Markle, has announced that he would not be attending the Royal Wedding as he does not want to embarrass the bride and her new family on her wedding day.
This follows a report that Thomas Markle had been collaborating with some members of the paparazzi to take staged photos of him in a bid to make him more relatable and candid.
Kensington Palace released a statement about Thomas’ withdrawal saying: “This is a deeply personal moment for Ms. Markle in the days before her wedding. She and Prince Harry ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr. Markle in this difficult situation.”
Thomas Markle was photographed by a cameraman who he was collaborating with, getting ready for the wedding; getting fitted for a suit, checking out Prince Harry news online and so on. These photos were meant to make him look more candid to the public, but the lie was exposed by the Mail Online.
Markle also revealed that he suffered from a heart attack 6 days ago.
Markle’s daughter and Meghan’s estranged sister, Samantha Grant, tried to take the hit for her father saying;
“The bad press over my father doing staged photos is my fault.
“The media was unfairly making him look bad so I suggested he do positive photos for his benefit and the benefit of the royal family.
“We had no idea he would be taken advantage of. It was not for money.”