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Blame me for paparazzi shots of dad, says Meghan Markle's half-sister

Blame me for paparazzi shots of dad, says Meghan Markle's half-sister

As the Christian customary, Meghan's father was to walk her down the aisle on her D-day.

"This is a deeply personal moment for Ms Markle in the days before her wedding", Kensington Palace, the official residence of the couple, said in a statement. The statement did not confirm or deny speculation surrounding his attendance. Later, The Daily Mail published footage that seemingly showed Markle cooperating with photographers, and claimed a stand-in for the wedding-suit tailor was hired.

Thomas Markle will not attend the wedding over the way his decision to have staged paparazzi photos taken of him preparing for the wedding has been received and chose to miss the wedding to avoid embarrassing his daughter and the royal family, TMZ reports.

Meghan Markle is reportedly concerned for the wellbeing of her father.

The reports of a possible no-show by Markle's father were splashed across the front pages of several British newspapers on Tuesday.

He added that he regrets doing the photo shoot.

She is Goddaughter to the Prince of Wales, and it is known that Prince Charles once took her to see Shrek the Musical as a treat in London. "It was not for money". Both parents were further expected to meet the Queen and the rest of the royal family in the lead-up to the big day.

The ceremony will take place in Windsor Castle's St. George's Chapel on Saturday.

Asked about the effect on Kensington Palace, after aides repeatedly insisted Mr Markle did not wish to be photographed, she conceded: "I can understand why it would be awkward".




Mr Markle is also reported to have suffered a heart attack in recent days.

"I said the world has no idea that you're getting in shape and doing healthy things", Samantha Markle said on ITV's program, "Loose Women".

He and Ms Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, divorced when Ms Markle was six years old.

That meant the writers could. have their way with the facts, including how close Prince Harry and Markle, an American actress, grew on one of their early dates, which was actually a vacation in Botswana.

As Britain continues to struggle with sluggish economic growth, most respondents are uncomfortable with the idea of a lavish royal celebration, with 57 percent believing the Royal Family should foot the bill for the wedding and the costs of the police presence.

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"Apparently the first they heard about Thomas pulling out of the wedding was via TMZ", a source tells Vanity Fair.

Mr Markle is a retired Emmy-award winning lighting director, who worked on shows such as General Hospital.