Meghan Markle’s father launched a letter he obtained from the Duchess of Sussex just a few months after the royal wedding ceremony, confirming the accounts of quite a lot of Markle’s shut pals, who advised People journal Prince Harry’s spouse had certainly tried to contact her estranged father after he failed to point out up at her wedding ceremony final yr.
Five of Markle’s pals appeared in final week’s subject of People journal, together with one of many former actor’s Suits co-stars, and refuted Thomas Markle’s claims that he has been unable to succeed in his daughter since she tied the knot with Harry, Duke of Sussex, in May 2018. Meghan Markle’s pals, whose identities weren’t launched, advised the publication the duchess wrote her father a letter in the summertime after her wedding ceremony and requested him to cease “victimizing” her within the media.
Thomas Markle responded to the chums’ claims in an interview with The Mail on Sunday and launched the five-page letter on Sunday. In the handwritten letter, dated August 2018, Meghan Markle addressed quite a lot of points from her father’s staged paparazzi pictures forward of her wedding ceremony—which Thomas Markle and Meghan Markle’s half-sister Samantha Markle took credit score for—to his absence on the royal affair and monetary help she’s tried to supply him. She additionally famous that she wasn’t conscious of his coronary heart assault, which induced him to overlook the royal wedding ceremony, till studying about it in a tabloid.
“Daddy, it is with a heavy heart that I write this, not understanding why you have chosen to take this path, turning a blind eye to the pain you are causing,” Meghan wrote. “Your actions have broken my heart into a million pieces—not simply because you have manufactured such unnecessary and unwarranted pain, but by making the choice to not tell the truth as you are puppeteered in this. Something I will never understand.”
“If you love me, as you tell the press you do, please stop. Please allow us to live our lives in peace. Please stop lying, please stop creating so much pain, please stop exploiting my relationship with my husband,” she continued. “I realize you are so far down this rabbit hole that you feel (or may feel) there’s no way out, but if you take a moment to pause I think you’ll see that being able to live with a clear conscience is more valuable than any payment in the world.”
The duchess added: “I have only ever loved, protected, and defended you, offering whatever financial support I could, worrying about your health. So the week of the wedding to hear about you having a heart attack through a tabloid was horrifying. I called and texted…I begged you to accept help—we sent someone to your home…and instead of speaking to me to accept this or any help, you stopped answering your phone and chose to only speak to tabloids.”
Thomas Markle, whose mentioned in quite a lot of interviews he’s had no contact with Markle since she turned a royal, advised The Mail the letter was “a dagger to the heart.” However, he denied Meghan Markle’s claims that he hadn’t tried to succeed in her and confirmed the publication texts to show that he has tried to contact Meghan Markle and his son-in-law.
Read Meghan Markle’s full letter, shared by her father Thomas Markle to The Mail on Sunday HERE.