Meghan Markle'shalf-sister, Samantha Markle, recently said she was the "culprit" who urged their father to stage the photos in an ill-fated bid to improve his image. The reason for opting out of the royal wedding as stated by Thomas was that he suffered from a heart attack, a week ago. Thomas later told TMZ that he regrets taking the photos, calling them "stupid and hammy", and that he would no be attending the royal wedding because he didn't want to embarrass his daughter or the royal family. It is highly unlikely the high-profile wedding, with more than 600 guests ready to attend and food preparation already underway, would be postponed due to Thomas Markle's surgery.
A global audience will be watching when Prince Harry weds his US fiancee Meghan Markle on Saturday, but most Britons don't care much, a YouGov poll said on Monday.
A Kensington Palace spokesman added that "She and Prince Harry ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr Markle in this hard situation".
Kensington Palace even released a rather sympathetic statement to Entertainment Tonight regarding Thomas' last-minute decision not to attend the wedding, urging royal wedding watchers to be respectful and understanding of Thomas Markle.
"So, mortifying for the royal family, enraging for Meghan Markle".
There is no royal protocol to prevent Doria Ragland, Meghan's mother, from walking her daughter down the aisle. Thomas says the paparazzi agency approached him, offered him money - though nowhere near the reported $100,000 - and he figured there was no harm in it and it would help recast his image.
They all are set to be "special correspondents" on Good Morning Britain. I was also told that he had a heart attack.
"I said the world has no idea that you're getting in shape and doing healthy things", Samantha Markle said on ITV's program, "Loose Women". If given the choice, 76 percent said they would not want any of their taxes to go toward paying for the event.
There was no independent confirmation that Mr Markle had been ill, however.
They will be pulling the couple's carriage of choice an Ascot Landau along with another four horses during the procession.
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