Royal wedding: Meghan's father may not attend ceremony
May 14, 2018 4:11 pm
It is unclear whether Meghan Markle’s father Thomas will walk her down the aisle on Saturday as planned.
Mr Markle told celebrity news website TMZ, at his home in Mexico, that he had decided not to attend his daughter’s wedding to Prince Harry.
Kensington Palace issued a statement saying it was “a deeply personal moment for Ms Markle”.
It follows Mail on Sunday reports that Ms Markle’s father had staged pictures for a paparazzi photographer.
The widely circulated photographs showed him being measured for a wedding suit and looking at newspaper stories about his daughter.
He is reported to have said that he didn’t want to cause his daughter embarrassment by attending the wedding.
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A Kensington Palace spokesman said: "This is a deeply personal moment for Ms Markle in the days before her wedding.