Meghan Markle's father, Thomas Markle, Sr. made a series of headlines for the wrong reasons when his daughter Prince Harry was to marry. While it seemed that Markle Sr. could not shut up and was the center of much controversy for a while, things have become calmer lately.
Does Markle Sr. actually deliberately keep secret or does he just pay less attention because he is less relevant now? Let's take a closer look and find out.
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Markle Sr. and the former Suits actress had a good relationship when she was younger. Although Markle Sr. and the Duchess' mother separated when her daughter was very young, he remained active in his daughter's life.
When Markle Sr. won $ 750,000 in the California Lottery in 1990, he used part of his winnings to send his daughter to a private girls' school. Giving her an edge in life seemed incredibly important to him, and before she joined the royal family, the Duchess often wrote in her blog about how she spent time with her father as a child. Markle Sr. has worked as a light director on television shows, often bringing his daughter to work on sets: she attributes her father a strong work ethic.
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While the statements themselves were relatively harmless, the royal family is forbidden to weigh political issues, and what Markle Sr. may seem innocent of was actually a pretty big deal. In the midst of these public-driven antics, Markle Sr. was not present at the royal wedding, though he claims his illness was primarily to blame. He suffered two heart attacks and could not attend.
The comments were triggered by self-defense.
Markle Sr.'s comments certainly did not help his daughter and her adaptation to her new role as a member of the royal family, but his attempts to prove himself in the media were sparked by self-defense. Markle Sr. reportedly hated the way he was portrayed in his biography Lifetime about his daughter, and he wanted to clarify the record and convey a better public image of himself.
The Duchess of Sussex finally wrote a letter to her father, asking him to stop talking to the media, and he seems to follow that advice for the most part. Maybe he learned that trying to get a better picture of himself actually made matters worse, or he just wanted to get back on the good side of his daughter.
Thomas Markle Has Stayed Out of the Headlines
Markle Sr. has largely remained from recent headlines. He has; However, make some notes on the following images of the baptism of Prince Harry and Markle's son: Archie. While Markle's mother Doria Ragland was present, Markle Sr. was noticeably absent.
When asked if he wanted to attend, he replied:
"I was a ministrant at the age of 12, a confirmed member. When I was 14 and Archie was my new grandson, of course I would to be there for blessings and to wish Archie and his parents health and happiness. While Markle Sr. Seems Quiet When it comes to his famous daughter's private life, it seems as though he's more cautious with the words he shares with the press.
Maybe over time, the two can close the gap in their relationship and take a new path with fewer media breaks.