Meghan Markle is getting quite a lot of criticism lately and her estranged father, Thomas Markle Sr. and is not taking it lightly. The 74-year-old retiree is furious over negative claims about his daughter, who is expecting her first child with Prince Harry.
Meghan Markle’s Estranged Dad, Thomas Markle, Still Protective Of Her
The Sun alleges that Thomas Markle is “seething with anger” after a recent series of negative reports against the Duchess of Sussex surfaced online. The former lighting technician is said to be raging over “relentless criticism every time she says or does anything.”
Sources close to Thomas Markle claim that he continues to be protective of Meghan despite their highly publicized rift. The estranged father was reportedly “appalled” at all the negativity thrown at his daughter. He’s worried that it might affect her pregnancy.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will make their first official visit to Sussex on 3rd October.
In West Sussex they will see the historic Sussex Declaration & open @chiuni Tech Park. In East Sussex they will visit the Royal Pavilion, @SurvivorsnetBtn & Peacehaven Youth Centre. pic.twitter.com/eDlyRUlSKs
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) September 27, 2018
Thomas Markle Blames “Royal Snobs” For Foul Attacks On Daughter
There were also claims that Thomas Markle is blaming “royal snobs” for the negative reports about Meghan. Apparently, he believes that the people behind these foul attacks were hell-bent on belittling the 34-year-old former Suits actress.
The same source said he finds it “cruel” and “heartless” to throw negativity at his daughter. Especially during a critical moment in her life. Thomas Markle seems concerned that the criticism and bad publicity will only add pressure to pregnant Meghan.
Thomas Markle Eager To Return To Daughter’s Life
It’s no secret that Thomas Markle is keen on rebuilding a father and daughter relationship with the Duchess of Sussex. Reports say the Baja resident wants to reconnect with Meghan Markle now that she’s carrying his grandchild.
It was also reported that Thomas reached out to Kensington Palace in a bid to meet Prince Harry and his daughter. He even asked help from the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby in hopes of healing the rift between them.
Future Grandfather Hopes To Meet Royal Grandchild
Thomas Markle seems willing to set aside his differences with his daughter Meghan for the sake because of the grandchild. According to reports, the grandfather insists on building a relationship with his royal grandchild because he has every right to do so.
There are claims he may hire a legal team to assert visiting rights of his grandchild. So, he firmly believes that he has as much rights as Prince Charles when it comes to being part of the royal baby’s life.
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019. pic.twitter.com/Ut9C0RagLk
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 15, 2018
Meghan Markle’s Relationship With Thomas Markle Remains Cold
However, despite numerous attempts of making peace with his daughter, Thomas Markle seems to get the cold shoulder. He’s been very vocal about how he felt left out of his daughter’s life since she became a member of the royal family.
Many fans of Meghan Markle don’t blame the Duchess for her decision to steer clear from her estranged family. The family has made some controversial remarks in the past that only worsen the situation for the Duchess.
Thomas has done numerous interviews on live TV and even staged paparazzi photos to “boost” his image on the lead up to the royal wedding.
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