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Royal wedding: Meghan's father may not attend ceremony

16 Mai 2018

Confusion prevailed today over whether Meghan Markle's father will walk his daughter down the aisle to marry Prince Harry at Windsor Castle on Saturday after reports said that he will not attend the royal wedding.

After they marry at Windsor, the newlyweds will go home to Kensington Palace.

Shortly after that day, outlets began publishing Rayner's "paparazzi" photos showing the elder Markle getting measured for his wedding suit and reading a book on Britain.

Meghan Markle's half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr., told Daily Mail Monday that his father was "deeply embarrassed" by the claims.

Kensington Palace, the official residence of the couple, did not confirm whether Markle senior had pulled out of the wedding, but it did issue a statement hinting that all was not well.

The father of Meghan Markle may not be attending the royal wedding to walk his daughter down the aisle.

On Monday, just five days before the royal wedding, Thomas Markle told TMZ that he would no longer be attending his daughter's nuptials after he was accused of staging photos for the paparazzi.

Samantha Markle took full responsibility for arranging the photos, saying she was "entirely the culprit".

Meghan will be married to Prince Harry on May 19.

In the early days when Meghan would come to stay at the palace, she was met by guards who would take her bags. According to TMZ, Thomas suffered a heart attack last week and has to have surgery on Wednesday (May 15).

He was seeking to redress damage to his image by "paparazzi who have photographed him in the most unflattering circumstances", says the website. From the guest list to the wedding dress, here's everything you need to know about this year's biggest royal wedding.

"I feel that the media have unfairly preyed on him and he has really been admirable about laying low and not speaking out on certain things", Markle told ITV. However, because he wanted to attend the wedding, he checked himself out of the hospital.

The news of Markle Sr.'s heart attack comes as the Royal Family prepares for the wedding on Saturday, when Markle Sr.

According to reports, he stopped for a few hours' sleep and then carried onto LA where he was photographed putting a pot of flowers on the doorstep of his ex-wife, Doria Ragland - Miss Markle's mother.

She replied: 'Did you see me say those things or are you assuming them from tabloids?'

Royal wedding: Meghan's father may not attend ceremony