Entertainment 'Deeply upsetting': Royal insider responds to Thomas Markle royal wedding scandal

15:58  15 may  2018
15:58  15 may  2018 Source:   honey.nine.com.au

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According to TMZ, Megan Markle ’s father, Thomas Markle , has pulled out of the royal wedding . He now “ deeply regrets” the photo shoot and said he “decided not to go because he doesn’t want to embarrass the Royal Family or his daughter”.

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a close up of Meghan Markle© Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Following the news that Meghan Markle’s father will no longer walk her down the aisle, royal insiders are speculating what effect this will have on the May 19 nuptials.

"The news of Thomas Markle not coming to London was truly extraordinary and deeply upsetting for all the parties involved," says 9Honey’s royal commentator, Victoria Arbiter.

"This is a simple man, leading a very quiet life, in a reclusive town in Mexico suddenly thrust onto the global stage, and I think it’s simply been too much for him," she continues. "Add in the nasty tactics of certain paparazzi journalists and I think in this situation he was rather taken advantage of."

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While we’ll have to wait and see just who Meghan chose to be in her bridal party, one attendee is sure to be there: her father, Thomas Markle . There was previously some speculation that Thomas , a former lighting director, wasn’t invited to the wedding — as Meghan’s estranged

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Thomas Markle Sr. reportedly pulled out of the Royal Wedding amid accusations he colluded with paparazzi to stage a series of photos, believed to have sold for up to $100,000.

Victoria continues: "Yes he’s 73, yes he’s been in Hollywood for most of his adult life. Should he have known better? Of course he should’ve done, but I think he got caught up in a situation, made some bad choices and now he’s got to live with the consequences for the rest of his life.

"It’s probably a deeply embarrassing and humiliating time for him, not to mention devastating for Meghan," she says, adding that Meghan's mother, Doria, is the most-likely candidate to walk Meghan down the aisle now.

According to TMZ, the former Hollywood lighting director said he “deeply regrets” posing for the photos, which depicted him preparing ahead of his daughter’s wedding.

The publication claims Thomas Sr wants out of the event altogether so as to avoid further embarrassing the Royal Family and Meghan.

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Thomas Markle is reportedly no longer going to the royal wedding . Picture: AFPSource:AFP. Kensington Palace has issued a statement saying, “This is a deeply personal moment for Ms. Markle in the days before her wedding .

Thomas Markle Jr, 51, told DailyMailTV he is still expecting an invitation to his half-sister's royal wedding , even though he did not receive one after invitations were sent out last week. Princess-to-be: Meghan did not respond to her half-brother's congratulatory letter, he claims.

A source close to the actress has also claimed she is “distraught” over the events of the past 24 hours, and has been pleading with her father to attend the nuptials.

“She obviously wants her dad there, and the idea of contemplating him not being there now is not something that she wants to have to do,” the ‘friend’ tells the Daily Mail.

“She and Prince Harry are begging for people to give him some space. They have been saying this for weeks, while trying to offer him support and help.”

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry looking at the camera© Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd

The source says Harry, 33, is distressed by the idea that this is the reality for people who are personally connected to him.

“He wants to protect [Meghan] and this is really difficult for him to swallow,” they add.

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The images of Thomas Sr emerged just days after Kensington Palace confirmed he would walk his daughter down the aisle.

CCTV footage obtained by the Daily Mail this week appeared to show him arriving at an internet cafe with a photographer, before posing in front of a computer displaying photos of the royal couple.

In a statement, Kensington Palace said the incident was a “deeply personal” moment for Meghan, 36.

"She and Prince Harry ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr. Markle in this difficult situation,” a spokesperson said.

Thomas Sr reportedly also told TMZ that he suffered a heart attack on May 8, but checked himself out of the hospital early so he could attend the wedding.

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