Entertainment Meghan's Dad Was "Ground Down" and Pressured Into Paparazzi Scam, Son Says

16:56  14 may  2018
16:56  14 may  2018 Source:   thedailybeast.com

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Scroll down for video. Caught on CCTV, how Meghan ’ s dad – and his paparazzi minder – scoped out an Friends of Mr Markle emphasised the immense pressure his daughter’s engagement has caused for Former Suits star Meghan is said to be devoted to her father, whose nickname for her is Bean.

Caught on CCTV, how Meghan ' s dad - and his paparazzi minder - scoped out an internet cafe, handed over cash and then staged 'snatched' photo of him gazing at an He says of his life: ‘I look at my friends back home – getting married, having babies – and here am I, hosing down Britney on Sunset.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle posing for the camera © Chris Jackson

Meghan Markle’s father is “deeply embarrassed” by his alleged participation in a paparazzi picture scam, friends and family say, as his son said the 73-year-old had been ‘ground down’ by months of harassment by photographers.

Kensington Palace had issued a stern warning to journalists to respect Meghan’s dad’s privacy just days before the Daily Mail published CCTV footage showing Mr. Markle helping set up the apparently candid pictures of himself getting measured for a wedding suit, reading a guide to England and checking out news stories about Harry and his daughter on the web.

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THOMAS MARKLE: Meghan ’ s dad has been accused of staging photos with paparazzi . She said : “[Mr Markle] had never come here before and I didn’t know who he was . It was only confirmed last week that he will be flying into Britain to walk Meghan down the aisle on May 19.

Scroll down for video. Caught on CCTV, how Meghan ’ s dad – and his paparazzi minder – scoped out an Friends of Mr Markle emphasised the immense pressure his daughter’s engagement has caused for Former Suits star Meghan is said to be devoted to her father, whose nickname for her is Bean.

The Daily Beast understands there is no suggestion that changes be made to plans for Thomas Markle Senior to give Meghan, 36, away at her wedding to Prince Harry, 33, on Saturday, despite his collaboration with US-based paparazzo Jeff Rayner.

Thomas Markle Jr. - who has hardly been a rock of support for his sister and is not invited to Saturday's wedding - told the Mirror: “People are quick to judge but they have no idea how much scrutiny we live under.

“Ever since Meg’s relationship with Harry was made public two years ago we have lived our once normal lives under the spotlight every second. Nobody can understand what it is like opening your curtains in a morning and being watched by these paparazzi to going to bed at night and still seeing them there.

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Scroll down for video. Caught on CCTV, how Meghan ’ s dad – and his paparazzi minder – scoped out an Friends of Mr Markle emphasised the immense pressure his daughter’s engagement has caused for Former Suits star Meghan is said to be devoted to her father, whose nickname for her is Bean.

MEGA. THOMAS MARKLE: Meghan ' s dad has been accused of staging photos with paparazzi . It was only confirmed last week that he will be flying into Britain to walk Meghan down the aisle on May 19. It said : "He has asked for this statement to be issued in the hopes that those in the press who

“If it is anything like what it has been for me, Dad will have been ground down.”

Another friend told the Mirror: “Tom now feels like a complete fool. He’s telling friends he feels scammed by those who did the pictures but more worryingly he now has to face the Queen and the rest of the Royal Family.

“He’ll hate the fact that people think he has betrayed them and he’ll be fearful what they think.

The friend has also claimed Thomas would not have been paid much for the snaps, despite estimates the pictures may have sold for as much as $100,000, and would at most have “received peanuts”.

The pal said: “For months he kept on being offered the chance to make ‘big money’. They were relentless in their pursuit.” 

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