THE Markle family has been thrust into the international spotlight thanks to actress Meghan’s wedding to Prince Harry. Here's what you need to know about Thomas Markle Jr, the half-brother of the Suits star who was accused of putting a gun to his girlfriend's head during a row last year - and who's fiancee has now been arrested after a "domestic violence call".... Who is Thomas Markle Jr? Thomas Markle Jr, 51, shares the same father as Suits actress Meghan, who is married to Prince Harry. It's been reported that he's close to his half-sister but friends have disputed this, saying they have not spoken for some time. When Meghan Markle was born in 1981, Thomas Jr was living with his father, sister Samantha Grant, and step-mother Doria, Meghan’s mum. He lives in Grant's Pass, Oregon, and works as a window fitter. Thomas Jr was married for 11 years to Tracy Dooley, with whom he has two sons - Thomas and Tyler. His ex-wife, Tracy, said he has alcohol issues. Why … [Read more...] about Who is Meghan’s half-brother Thomas Markle Jr, what has he said about Prince Harry and why was his fiancee arrested?
THOMAS Markle is back in the headlines following a series of interviews he has given to the press. Here's what the Duchess of Sussex's dad has had to say. What has Meghan's dad said about hanging up on Prince Harry Thomas and his daughter have not spoken since the day after Meghan’s wedding to Prince Harry, which her father missed due to heart surgery. An explosive row between Thomas, Meghan and Harry erupted while he was recovering in hospital. He told The Mail On Sunday it "hurt" the comments came so soon after he suffered a heart attack. Prince Harry is said to have told his future father-in-law: "If you had listened to me this would never have happened." Mr Markle claims he responded: "Maybe it would be better for you guys if I was dead… then you could pretend to be sad." He told the newspaper: "Then I hung up." What has he said about the staged photos? He admitted that although he was upset, Harry was right to criticise him for co-operating with the … [Read more...] about Thomas Markle interviews – what has Meghan’s dad said about hanging up on Prince Harry and staged photos
The Duchess of Sussex's father has revealed he hung up on Prince Harry during a heated telephone conversation days before the royal wedding. Thomas Markle said he was admonished by daughter Meghan's fiance for posing for paparazzi photos at a suit fitting.The 71-year-old, who pulled out of walking his daughter down the aisle days before her wedding to Prince Harry in May, admitted the criticism was "absolutely right".:: What should the Palace do about Thomas Markle?But he told The Mail On Sunday it "hurt" the comments came so soon after he suffered a heart attack.Prince Harry is said to have told his future father-in-law: "If you had listened to me this would never have happened."Mr Markle claims he responded: "Maybe it would be better for you guys if I was dead… then you could pretend to be sad."He told the newspaper: "Then I hung up."Mr Markle also admitted lying to Prince Harry, insisting the photos were not staged. More from Duchess of Sussex He said: "I'm not mad at … [Read more...] about Thomas Markle: Why I hung up on Prince Harry during heated telephone call
World International Affairs Meghan Markle’s father Thomas told reporters that he had dramatically hung up on Prince Harry during a heated phone discussion about the press. On Saturday night, the Duchess of Sussex’s father, 74, told the Mail on Sunday that he lied to the newlyweds over the phone about staging a series of photos for the paparazzi while he was in hospital recovering from a heart attack. Although he described the timing of the phone call as “rude,” he admitted that Prince Harry was “absolutely” right to condemn him for his behavior. Britain's Prince Harry looks at his phone during a wheelchair rugby match at the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 28, 2017. Thomas Markle claims he hung up on Prince Harry during a heated phone conversation. Reuters Recommended Slideshows 76 The Most Powerful Military Forces in the World 59 The 25 Most Powerful Passports in the World 61 Every World … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle’s Father Thomas Hung Up on ‘Rude’ Prince Harry During Heated Phone Call
MEGHAN Markle has decided that now is NOT the time to reach out to her father – after he put down the phone on Prince Harry during a heated argument. The Sun On Sunday can reveal that the Duchess of Sussex, 37, wants time and space away from dad Thomas, after his interviews begging her to get in touch. They have not spoken in almost three months – since the day after Meghan’s wedding to Prince Harry, which her father missed due to heart surgery. Today we can lift the lid on an explosive row between Thomas, Meghan and Harry while he was recovering in hospital. It happened after Harry told him he was in that position because he had not listened to their advice not to speak to the press - following the paparazzi scandal. Thomas told The Sun On Sunday: “I felt disrespected by them. I was recovering from a heart attack, lying in a bed, having a phone call, and the things were being said that hurt me. I felt like I was being blamed for my mistakes when I was in my … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle refuses to speak to estranged dad Thomas after he put phone down during heated row with Prince Harry