The Sun: Thomas Markle ‘is upset he didn’t get a Father’s Day card from his daughter’

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Thomas Markle gave his first on-camera interview to Good Morning Britain one week ago. Markle had been giving interviews to TMZ all this time, but this was the first time he made a paid television appearance. Sources claimed Markle was only paid about $10K for the interview, but I don’t believe that, just as I didn’t believe Markle’s claim that he set up the paparazzi photos for just a few thousand dollars. I believe Thomas Markle has been looking to profit from his daughter’s royal marriage all this time, and he’s been casually selling her out in really gross ways for months now. The interview with Piers Morgan was something else though – Thomas Markle had clearly been prepped with a script, and he had no qualms about providing some really f–ked up (and likely false) gossip about Prince Harry’s politics and whatever.

Apparently, Thomas Markle didn’t give his daughter or the palace a heads up ahead of that interview. And he hasn’t heard anything since then too. Apparently, he’s also leaking sh-t to The Sun about how he can’t believe he hasn’t heard anything from Meghan or the palace:

Meghan Markle’s dad fears he’s being frozen out by Kensington Palace since his bombshell TV interview. Thomas Markle is also upset he didn’t get a Father’s Day card from his daughter. The 73-year-old upset royal courtiers by discussing politics, and the chances of Meghan and Harry having children.

A source said: “There has been nothing from the palaces, which he is surprised about. He just hopes the interview hasn’t affected things. He wanted to discuss travelling to the UK, or the couple visiting him. He still hasn’t met Harry, and is desperate for it to happen.”

[From The Sun]

“He just hopes the interview hasn’t affected things.” For the love of God. Hey, I’m going to sell you out for money and make up a lot of sh-t about your new husband’s politics and it’s going to be incredibly tacky, and that’s on top of that I almost ruined your wedding but hey, we’re still cool, right??? It’s pretty obvious what’s being done at this point: the royals, including Meghan, are freezing him out. They’re playing the long game with the British press – they know that there will be some awful headlines for a few months and that Thomas Markle will keep talking to the press, but they also know that once it’s clear that A) Thomas has no access, B) he’s persona non grata and C) he’s so unreliable that the British press will stop paying attention to him and the other tacky people in the Markle family.

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  1. Jay says:

    Horrible man. I hope Meghan stays strong and doesn’t cave.

    • Zapp Brannigan says:

      At this point I don’t think he could be trusted to have a phone call with her, he would record and sell the tape to the highest bidder. I feel sorry for her, not only are her family selling her out, but she has to be hurt by not being supported by her dad, it’s just sad that she cannot have a trusting relationship with him.

      • formerly known as Amy says:

        They have to do everything to prop up their white male supremacy. Look at this poor white man isn’t he being treated terribly by his daughter meanwhile let’s ignore the fact that he’s a terrible father.
        He had 1 job, he didn’t do that and he can keep moving on. I also heard he sold 4 pictures of MM to GMB.
        They want us to feel sorry for him so they can use him to beat H&M up. The patriarchy is fighting back, he’s a terrible dad therefore it’s MM’s fault. The system continuing to prop up white male mediocrity.

      • Seraphina says:

        Whole heartedly agree Zapp. What a douche this guy is. Not for to be a father because a father is someone who is there for their children, not trying to sell them out to make a quick buck. I hope they do freeze him out. He deserves it.

      • formerly known as Amy says:

        He obviously got help because he had a facebook that he deleted and he did so well till the last week.
        He is a man who self sabotages. He was so close to the finish line till he sold photos to improve his image.
        TM has been letting MM down her whole life which is the only reason a 12yr old girl is a staunch supporter of women’s rights. 12yr old girls with supportive fathers aren’t worried about women’s empowerment.

      • flan says:

        What are you babbling about, Nan?

        I didn’t know she had several husbands before Harry, so thank you for teaching me something new.

        This man and some of her relatives made it very clear why she would be wise to stay away from them. Ridiculous to blame her then.

      • OneLumpOrTwo says:

        @Nan

        Regardless of her history of failed or dysfunctional relationships, she doesn’t deserve this treatment from her own father. This is pure spitefulness and narcissism on his part. It makes one simply ask, why? What is the end game? Revenge on your own daughter? Hush money? This man is disgusting and its now obvious why his other children turned out the way he did.

  2. Loopy says:

    I honestly don’t think this guy is all there in the head and he is just a silly pawn.

    • Naomi says:

      Hasn’t Meghan had periods of estrangement before with her father? I really don’t think his mental wellbeing is the problem, he’s clearly self centred arse, who wants to gain from his daughters new connections.

    • minx says:

      That relieves him of responsibility. He knows what he’s doing.

      • SlightlyAnonny says:

        Exactly. He knows exactly what he is doing. Thomas didn’t start publicly doing interviews until the Vonnie money train dried up. Once it became clear that the other Markles could provide no new info and only 18 year old photos than Pa Markle stepped up to bat. He’s not a pawn, or a victim, or senile. He is a narcissistic manipulator. Another site had the text of an old interview Meghan did, probably when Suits started, and she called herself an “only child” who mainly spent time with her mother. No wonder if this is what the father’s family brought.

      • still_sarah says:

        @ Naomi : I view Thomas Markle Sr. as a mistake that an otherwise level headed Doria (MM’s mother) made when she was younger.

        And then when she realized her mistake (that she had picked a douche), she discreetly moved on and did the best she could to raise their child and have a good life.

        End of story. We all make stupid mistakes when we are young.

    • Swack says:

      Was just going to say that. Or how dumb is he? Why should he expect anything from the palaces. The only one he should hear from is Meghan and she has obviously shunned him.

    • Megan says:

      Whatever his issues may be, I feel confident he will never meet Prince Harry. I really admire how Meghan has risen above all of her awful family’s BS.

    • Sherry says:

      I think he’s very naive. I also think this story came from Samantha and not him. If you’ll notice, it doesn’t say, Thomas Markle said he didn’t get a Father’s Day card and is looking forward to going to England and meeting the Queen, it says “Sources.” We all know those “sources” mean Samantha.

      • minx says:

        He’s not naive. He didn’t just fall off a cabbage truck. Why make excuses for him?

      • Skylark says:

        @Sherry – that was my instinctive thought re the story when I saw it yesterday. It reeks of Samantha’s entitled idiocy.

        Re Markle Sr., I think he’s weak, easily-led, bumbling, not the sharpest knife in the box, overwhelmed by the attention and clueless as to how to manage it, hence his irrational loose-cannon behaviour. I don’t agree that he’s done anything he’s done out of spite or with bad intent though. That’s just not what I’m seeing. But anyway…

        In any case, his loss. I hope he now disappears back to his anonymous life and lets Meghan enjoy and get on with hers. Which, by all accounts, she seems to be doing.

      • formerly known as Amy says:

        @Sherry it makes me uncomfortable to blame women for the mistakes that men make but in this case, i think you’re right simple because Vonnie was all over tweeter shouting about.

      • windyriver says:

        @Skylark, I tend to agree with you for several reasons, but especially because if TM really were the narcissistic a**hole so many here think he is, both Meghan and her mother would have been well aware of it by now, and he never would have 1) been invited to the wedding in the first place; and 2) been asked to walk her down the aisle.

        I suspect there are more complex dynamics between TM and his other two children than “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” – but there’s no point in hypothesizing about it now because the end result would be the same.

        As you say, his loss. The time has definitely come for Meghan to just walk away.

    • Pandy says:

      I tend to agree with you, Loopy.

  3. NLopez says:

    Thank God for Doria. I see now why she was the only family member at the wedding.

    • Susannah says:

      Everybody on her father’s side of the family somehow thinks they’re victimized by Meghan. She cut them out of her life, they weren’t invited to her wedding, she didn’t send dad a Father’s Day card, etc. They use her for money and publicity and yet blame her for their problems. Screw the Markle side of the family. I’m so glad Meghan has Doria and Harry.

      • Go Figure! says:

        What a father! Selling out one daughter to support him and his other non-working people. I’d never send him a father’s day card either.

      • flan says:

        And she’s got the Queen in her corner as well.

  4. BlueSky says:

    I doubt she EVER sent him a Father’s Day card. And if she did he would be quick to run to the press with it. This man is vile.

  5. Amy says:

    It’s going to be really annoying if any of Meghan and Harry’s kids end up looking like her dad.

    • OneLumpOrTwo says:

      “It’s going to be really annoying if any of Meghan and Harry’s kids end up looking like her dad”

      That would give me nightmares.

  6. Mia4s says:

    Sigh…I had some hope but now I’m starting to see that the apples didn’t fall far from the tree as far as his other kids. Move on Meghan. It’s sad, but you deserve better than this nonsense.

  7. kNY says:

    She needs to freeze his ass out. He’s not some random guy complaining about his random daughter to a neighbor. He’s using this platform. He is a bad man.

    I lost my Dad a few years ago. If I didn’t see him every day, I called him every day. Losing him was a tragedy. I’m sad for Meghan that she doesn’t have a dad like that. She needs to kick him to the curb and focus on her new family.

    • Christin says:

      I feel the same regarding having a caring father versus a self-absorbed one. The void is always there, isn’t it.

      Her best move is to keep her father at arm’s length. He’s seeing dollar signs and being the center of attention. His quotes scream narcissist. It’s about him and appearing the poor victim.

    • Down and Out says:

      I can see why she’s gravitated towards Prince Charles. Really hope he’s able to be a father figure in her life and give her what she never had.

    • still_sarah says:

      @ kNY : it’s equally traumatic when a bad father dies. You have the tragedy of his death and you have the tragedy of a lousy relationship that you now know will never be fixed. I speak from experience. Once your lousy parent dies, the bad memories are written in stone with no chance for better in the future.

      • Natalia says:

        This is so true. The fact that it will never be fixed is really hard to deal with. My mother was mentally ill (personality disorder) but she also knew what she was doing (abuse). Several days ago it was the anniversary of her death and I didn’t even think about her. It’s happened other years too. I know that somewhere somehow she did love me but her demons were too strong. She took so many secrets to her grave, some I learned about afterward.

      • ParlerBleu says:

        @Natalia

        Thanks for sharing. I’m so sorry for your experience and the loss you feel.

        My mother also has a personality disorder and abused me my entire childhood. I’ve been no-contact for going on two years now. I’m glad I’m rid of them, but I wish I had a family sometimes.

        Best wishes.

      • spargel says:

        sarah, so very very true. My father, who has a mental disorder and is a recluse and won’t see me or my brother (and grandchildren) is elderly now and this is what I anticipate. The pain is lifelong and awful. (I tried to be a good daughter to him for 35 years, but a kid can only take so much repeat rejection and eventually my brother and I had to let go so we could try to heal from the heartbreak).

  8. Llamas in pajamas says:

    In the words of Tommy Lee’s son – to deserve father’s day recognition YOU NEED TO BE RESPONSIBLE AND PRESENT IN YOUR KIDS LIFE! And no, bitching about ‘mean kids’ is not how you do it.

    • formerly known as Amy says:

      Do you think that story on TMZ about H&M honeymooning in canada planted to see how trustworthy he is?
      He said she talked to him the day after the wedding and that’s it.

      • KBB says:

        Interesting thought. If she hasn’t tested him, she definitely needs to. There’s no way he’s capable of keeping his mouth shut. He will sell every tidbit he can.

  9. Anna nuttall says:

    You can’t help but feel for Meghan. She newly married, trying to adjust to the royal family and moved to a new country. Yet there are some in her family who are stirring up shit and creating drama. The girl don’t need that right now.
    I hope he go away and live his life in private. He only have himself to blame.

  10. Digital Unicorn says:

    Boo hoo, cry me river NOT. Did he expect his daughter to still talk to him given that he is selling her out for money and tried to ruined her wedding and new life. The UK press will turn on him as he’s served his purpose and the British people really DGAF about him and what he or his family have to say. All he’s doing now is humiliating himself.

    But am sure the poster will be on this thread defending him as a poor old man being taken advantage of. It can’t be any more obvious he’s was expecting financial support for the RF and when it wasn’t forthcoming he sold her out. Like her vile siblings he’s also angling for/expecting a free trip to the UK and audience with the Queen.

    • Peg says:

      Can you believe the nerve of this guy, demanding to see the Queen, and saying he is ready to visit England. His daughter married in to the Royal family, not Thomas.
      No wonder Meghan never found the time to have Harry meet him, her biggest mistake was asking him to be involved with the wedding party, just a simple invite would’ve served the purpose.
      He was sure cleaned up for that interview. Kensington Place not replying to that interview, speaks volumes, Thomas can stick a fork in it.

    • flan says:

      Funnily enough, they would have gotten all that if they had behaved themselves.

      • ravynrobyn says:

        YAAAAAASSSSSSS, was just thinking that…

      • morrigan01 says:

        Exactly. If they had all shut their mouths from the start of the news breaking that Harry and Meghan were dating, they might have gotten something out of it, even if they hadn’t been invited to the wedding.

        But all of them of her dad’s side of the family appear to be not just short sighted, but completely narcissistic. ALL of them thought Meghan’s life and happiness should be all about THEM and THEY didn’t have to do anything they didn’t want to. Especially when it came to getting money. Whomever was paying at the moment was enough for them.

    • Natalia says:

      I get the feeling the Markle side of the family are stupid narcissists. Some narcissists are smart and know how to manipulate and charm to get what they want. These people clearly don’t. And some narcissists in addition to the stupidity cannot control themselves and just have to act out no matter what.

      That’s why I’m thinking they’re not just narcissistic but borderline. Not diagnosing, just a thought. Perhaps “Dual Diagnosis.” Whatever. As many people here have said, “Stick a fork in it. It’s over.” That’s what the Royal Family is doing.

      Meanwhile, Meghan has become “Tungsten” – a “tough metal” that “lights up a room.” Prince Charles knows how to nickname!

  11. Jessica says:

    I feel sorry for Meghan. I can’t believe this deluded laid off Santa Claus thinks he’s a good person. I’m just tired, her family has ruined the magic that should come along with this situation.

  12. MI6 says:

    I wouldn’t hold my breath, dude.

  13. minx says:

    Oh, brother.

  14. Louise177 says:

    Until a month ago I thought Thomas was a good guy since he wasn’t talking to the press. But he’s as bad as his kids. I think he’s been frozen out too. He clearly will call the paps and tabloids anytime the palace makes contact with him.

  15. Peg says:

    So he actually told Vonnie, that Meghan did not send a Father’s Day card, because before the day was over, she was all over Twitter about it.
    The morning suit and other clothes that Meghan purchased from the tailor for her father, the tailor sold at a huge discount £2000.00. The guy wore the morning suit to Ascot, the day Meghan was there.
    So this tells me Meghan don’t him expect to visit, the shirts and regular suit, she could’ve mailed to him.
    I think he lost Prince Harry after giving this interview and putting their business on blast.
    Piers Morgan have it in for Meghan since she ghost him, he said when she told Harry she had drinks with him before their date, that was the last time she spoke to him.

    • formerly known as Amy says:

      I also heard that the mirror’s editor hates MM. She didn’t have the decency to kiss the ring of the real king’s of the UK (tax dodging media barons).
      KM family paid off media and that’s why they cover for her. H&M didn’t, it’s like the media mafia with it’s control over the uk

      • Digital Unicorn says:

        I don’t know about the Mids paying off the media as they never got off lightly either but they did get into bed with them and curried favour with the editor in chief of the Daily Fail. Which is kinda ironic as both William and Harry hate the media, the tabloids the most. Carole for her part, shut down any rouge family members quite quickly, it’s harder to do that for Meghan as she is not only estranged from them but they are in another country.

        Families, they really know how to piss you off.

      • formerly known as Amy says:

        Yes @Nan but the queen will be blasted on the news for her tax dodging. No one will even dare to write about the Media Mafia that’s why they remain nameless and wield so much power even politically.

    • MelGam says:

      What or who is Vonnie? I have seen this several times and I have no idea what or who it is. Please explain.

    • bluhare says:

      I think the morning suit being sold was a deliberate leak. The tailor took Meghan’s order, and for custom pieces don’t you have to pay up front? Or at least a deposit? And anyone getting royal business knows better than to leak details (see: HM’s bra person). The tailor was in no way obligated to say whose suit it was originally. So I think this was deliberately leaked. And I think whoever leaked it is a sly bastard and a bloody genius. So much shade!!

  16. Mego says:

    I am feeling badly for the Markle family. Meghan didn’t send her Dad a card and now they don’t have a tangible piece of communication they can sell to the press for thousands of dollars. If in fact Meghan is freezing him out, in time their source of income will dry up completely! Good thing Pa Markle is a simple man who is happy to exist on a modest income eh?

  17. Spittair says:

    Goodness, this man’s sense of entitlement knows no bounds. Some parents simply do not respect their children’s privacy because no matter what, they are still children in their eyes. How undermining. He cares more about “clearing his name” aka his 15 mins than letting his daughter live in peace.

    • Peg says:

      I can’t believe the Markle family really believed the Royal Family were going to take care of them financially.
      Not getting a Coat of Arms, should have been enough notice to Thomas, that Meghan was not going to allow Vonnie and the woman beater to profit from it.

  18. perplexed says:

    OMG.

  19. magnoliarose says:

    He needs to keep talking and talking before long he will go too far and people will honestly see something is seriously defective about this man. Right now he just seems like a deluded greedy person but his true colors will show something else unsavory soon. Her distance from him and his weird sprint to live in Mexico speak volumes. Throw in his horrendous trashy spawn and the fact that her mother left with a toddler in tow say more about him than any of these narcissistic interviews. Oh, and anyone who uses TMZ as their mouthpiece is pure garbage.
    His determination to be a victim is narcissistic behavior. Anyone who has ever been around a narcissist knows this trait and these people are very toxic to their children.

    • Amelie says:

      He’s already gone too far. He talked about the effing state of her womb and confirmed she wasn’t pregnant but would “probably be pregnant soon.” I think we all assume Harry and Meghan will want to start a family sooner rather than later but it’s not something her dad should be running his mouth to the press about. That is so horribly disgusting to talk about someone’s reproductive state like that in a public forum. If my father ever talked about my plans to have children to the press, I would be horrified and livid. I know he’d never do that because my father is a decent person (and very shy there’s no way he would accept to talk to them anyways). He won’t find out when she’s pregnant beforehand, he’ll find out when Kensington Palace tweets about it and I hope he never meets his grandchildren. He doesn’t deserve to at this point.

      • OneLumpOrTwo says:

        It really is disgusting to hear him to talk about her reproductive plans and why would he even want to? My dad would be mortified if someone asked him about my pregnancy plans. Most dads don’t really want to think about those things.

    • Lahdidahbaby says:

      Yes, on every point. I have not seen an iota of fatherly love in his behavior, EVER. Even when he’s expressed his disappointment at having missed the wedding, it’s only been about how disappointed he was at having missed the chance “to be part of history.” There seems to be no fatherly instinct in Thomas Markle at all. No room for it, since his self-interest takes up all the room in his disgusting psyche.

      He needs to shut up.

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      ITA he’s not done showing us why Meghan cuts hi and the rest of his family out. Narcissists can’t help themselves, as long as he has a platform he will continue to dig himself into a hole. They also lie about their health for attention. I have worked with narcissistic people and the lies about being on their death bed one day and ready to party the next still astounds me, that and the fact that they get offended when u don’t believe them as they never lie. I still don’t believe the heart problem and he will be exposed on that when the press has no use for him anymore.

    • Diplomanatee says:

      Magnoliarose, you’re one of my favorite posters, but as a Mexican I must insist we change this discourse that only shady Americans move to Mexico, or that it’s somehow shady to do so.

      We have that perception from Old West stories and folklore, sure, but there’s also an entire culture surrounding the ever-changing border and the people (the origin of all the ranchers, all the cowboys, that whole identity) that lived along either side of it.

      My own grandma and her entire family are all expats living part-time in quiet, picturesque little towns. Some of these towns are filled with expats and border ranchers that have lived like this since the colonies.

      • minx says:

        I’ve always read that Rosarito in particular a popular spot for American expats because of its beauty, proximity to America and lower cost of living. Sounds good to me.

      • artistsnow says:

        YES YES YES YES !!!!
        Bless you Deiplomanatee for your courage in saying something difficult and subtle. No shade to anyone BUT the discourse has to change. The words we use affect EVERYTHING.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I am sorry. I didn’t mean to give that impression. I should have prefaced it with he ran to Mexico to escape the repercussions of his financial actions. It was about TM only and no one else. He’s the shady fool. lol
        There are many good legit reasons to live in Mexico as an expatriate. It is beautiful and easy to live simply and fully. It is a gorgeous country that is sadly portrayed as a cartoon about the border towns.
        My husband and my brothers go to southern Mexico to surf and you can find all sorts of old beach bummy expat surfers down there just living for the beach.

        Thank you for pointing that out and giving me an opportunity to clarify. :)

        Sure Nan.

  20. ocjulia says:

    FFS. This man needs to shut up. Just…stop talking.

  21. Natalie S says:

    He’s hoovering and using the press to do it. Some recluse.

  22. Lizzie says:

    why are they paying this guy to give clips? how is he profitable? the mind boggles.

  23. gingersnaps says:

    Good heavens! I really hope he and his awful family (white side) go away and the press stops giving them airtime. Is he on crack of what?! Of course any sane person will stop talking to him with all his shenanigans in the press. Go away will you!

  24. girl_ninja says:

    For some time now I thought “How did Meghan’s older siblings turn out so rotten? Her mother is amazing and her father stays quiet and out of the spotlight.” Welp. Now we see that trash begats trash. How awful to have family members like her siblings AND a father who is lazy and spineless as well. I really feel bad for Meghan.

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      I have family members like the Markle’s and they would totally sell me out for money and yes they r chavs (what we Brits call white trash).

      • VirgiliaCoriolanus says:

        Yeaaa….I know of a few relatives that I have a decent relationship with, etc….but are ultimately moochers and grifters. If I hit the lotto tomorrow or married Prince Harry as wife #2, they’d be falling all over themselves.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I do too. I have some white trashy southern relatives that are shameless and greedy. They actually blame us for cutting them out of our lives without continuing to rescue them from their financial irresponsibility. I was the last holdout but this election just was too much and they had to go.
        I had to change all my contact information so they would stop harassing me but they started trying to get to me through my husband’s professional contacts. Huge mistake because he has no feelings for them and shut them down in a very harsh way.
        You can’t be nice to these people.

      • OneLumpOrTwo says:

        I’m appropriating “chavs” that is by far the most perfect sounding word to describe these people.

        Anyway, I’ve got quite a few chavs in my family, along with a few inmates as well. However, I don’t think they would sell me out and as much as I dislike them I do make a modicum of effort to keep in touch with them when I visit. In hindsight, it might have benefited Meghan to make a little more effort to stay in contact with her dysfunctional side. It’s obvious they were feeling rejected and harboring ill will from a time before she met Harry and it all came to surface when her popularity blew up. Even though they are bottom of the barrel, as the old saying goes, you can’t argue with stupid. It’s too late now, but I suspect this family will be hanging around the media far longer than anyone wants them to.

  25. TheOriginalMia says:

    Never fell for the doddering, naive Thomas Markle story. This man is an opportunist and a narcissist. He’s probably made more money betraying Meghan & Harry in 2 months than he has in years. I don’t blame them one bit for freezing him out. Continue to ignore him, Meghan! Because the instance you thaw and invite him into your lives, he’s going to run to the tabloids to tell them.

    • Lady D says:

      A poster here, Jayna, saw through him too. Almost from the beginning she had him pegged. I guess having a good father makes the bad ones stand out even more.

    • minx says:

      I never bought it either. He worked in the entertainment industry, he’s no rube.

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      I don’t think many people did, esp with his behaviour and stunts he pulled the week before the wedding. Almost everyone I know was like ‘man up, your daughter is getting married so do the right thing’.

    • artistsnow says:

      I own up! I swallowed that story hook line and sinker. I am a sucker sometimes for romance and the swine knew just which buttons to push. I think Markle knows EXACTLY what he is doing. No excuses no more. Kick him to Kurb Meghan!!!

    • magnoliarose says:

      I have a loving father so I saw him too. Not in a million years would my father behave like this.

  26. Aud says:

    Good god but this guy is a raging douchebag.

  27. Anastasia says:

    He pisses me off so badly.

  28. aquarius64 says:

    Tom Sr threw all the Markles under the bus. In the interview he said Meghan did the right thing to not invite all the Markles. Now he’s not going to get a greeting card from anybody in the family.

  29. C. Remm says:

    Well the problem with him and the half sister will be solved biological, rather sooner then later. Don’t react, drink a cup of tea and live your life. Only the usual suspects try to create something out of this, the rest is bored.
    The usual suspects attack Piers Morgan but they are friends with the royal reporter. The no. 1 tabloid really tries to smear Meghan. They had an article running for two days that she had spent 1 mio Pounds on clothes already. As proof they showed 8 dresses which she had bought and worn before the wedding.

    • magnoliarose says:

      The language was tricky. They said the “value” of her wardrobe was a million pounds not that they had proof SHE spent that much.

    • harla says:

      I noticed that her engagement ring, valued at approximately $250,000, was included in that million dollar figure as well as her wedding dress. Cue the articles about how thrifty Kate is.

    • C. Remm says:

      I cannot read these articles. Looking at the headline and getting the general direction of the article is already enough for me. Their slyness and viciousness is hard for me to take. Where is the reason for all of this? Also the constant drip of articles about the relationship between Meghan and her father. How can anybody from the outside have the cheek and try to judge these complicated relationships of a family and even gleefully fuel the problems. For me the DM and similar papers have no right to exist.

  30. Cate says:

    Who would have thought 5 years ago that the Middletons were going to wind up looking like the world’s classiest royal in-laws???

  31. Sparkly says:

    These people are so in love with the gossip and news sites, you’d think they would know what people are saying about them. Is the money and permanently burning bridges with your daughter really worth it?

  32. brutalethyl says:

    He should be more upset that he didn’t get one from his twin brother, Harvey Weinstein.

  33. Leyton says:

    Oh how peoples true colors get revealed.

    Weeks ago we all felt bad for the man we thought was trying to live a quiet life in Mexico outside of the glaring eye of the media. Now we see him for who he is: a selfish man who got a small taste of fame and money and is now hungry for me.

    Besides what the Palace might feel about him, how can he expect Meghan to trust him? He’s betrayed his daughters trust yet again after nearly ruining her wedding by causing a media storm and leaving her scrambling days prior.

    It is not lost on me that this was the same man who never once uttered a word when his other children, brother , grandsons, and Markle family members were running to the media and bad mouthing Meghan. We all took it as him not wanting to get involved in the media and living a simple life. However, the minute he thought his own image wasn’t looking too clean, he is doing pap pics, getting a connect to TMZ and now an interview with Morgan; all BEHIND his daughters back.

    He’s just like them and just like them, he’s found himself on the outside. The only difference is, this time It truly hurts Meghan. She can flap off all those other losers but no one expects that from their father. What a sorry excuse of a father AND man.

    instead of following behind his other daughter Sam, he should have been taking hints from Doria. She’s done nothing but keep hush and support her daughter and that’s the way it should be.

  34. ladida says:

    I know from having a close family member like this with a severe mental illness, that no matter what, you can never completely ignore it. It always hurts, even after years of “getting used to it.”

  35. Jag says:

    If Thomas wanted to clean up his image, posters at TMZ are not buying it, most calling for Meghan to cut ties with him, and thinks he is a money grabbing liar.
    What will Thomas do now?
    Harvey Levin though he was honest, bet he is having second thoughts after that morning show interview.

    • Skylark says:

      Yeah cos Harvey Levin is a shining, standup example of decency and honesty.

      Seriously, criticise Thomas Markle for his selfish, loose cannon behaviour, which he absolutely deserves, but a little perspective would be nice. Levin is to morality what trump is to truth.

      • Jag says:

        You misunderstood my Harvey Levin’s comment.
        Harvey was doing a song and dance, about what a great guy Thomas was, and how the paps took advantage of him.
        Sure Harvey was not above being his mouth piece.

  36. La says:

    Unrelated but Meghan is starring in the Hallmark movie that’s on right now! It’s called “The Dater’s Handbook” Totally did a double take when I turned on the TV.

    • OneLumpOrTwo says:

      Is it any good?

      • La says:

        Typical Hallmark fare–high powered career woman needs to just let go and let love happen, lol. It was a nice change of pace that she didn’t have a cutesy job and didn’t give up the big city for small time life. And she did a decent job acting and her outfits were cute!

  37. Whosaidthat says:

    I think from the start he has been working with his other kids and looking for financial settlement. I think that’s why he never said anything when meghan was being attacked by them. i think he thought the palace would settle with them to be keep quit. I also think he had been selling her out through them from the start like the family photos that just keep coming out. He lied about the being harassment by the media but was working with them behind her back. She only find out because the media expose him when they find out about the complaint that harry and meghan put out against them for Sr. Now that he doesn’t have inside access anymore to get his payday, his selling her out publicly. To me they are all working together looking for a payday.

  38. SJF says:

    He’s found a sure money-maker — using passive aggressive “victimhood” to exploit his daughter.

    He truly is a pig.

  39. Susie Two says:

    Oh how sad this is for Meghan. That man is not upset he hasn’t received a Father’s Day card, it’s only another shitty act designed to get attention, make money and most of all make her look bad. Is he actually surprised he didn’t receive a card, seriously? Can’t the Palace put something like a gag order on her family members, especially since her half-sister is actually writing a negative tell-all? I think it’s cheap, nasty and hurtful. I just keep hoping everything from that camp will be ignored and that they are that stupid that they don’t even realize that all they’re doing is making themselves look like hell. Not anyone else, just them. This man is truly vile.

    • Jag says:

      Her sister’s book, the last I heard don’t have a publisher.
      What can Buckingham Palace do, they can’t stop the Markles from talking, there is not enough money to pay them off. you open up yourself to be bank.
      The family is just showing people why Meghan cut them off, the good will people had for the dad’s heart condition is over, most people think he was lying.

      • Susie Two says:

        I meant isn’t there something legal they can do with regard to prevention of publication. I’m not talking about paying them off. I just hope they go away if they’re ignored long enough. They’re spiteful and beyond tacky, trying to cash in on her. I’m just glad she’s happy and in love.

  40. Violet says:

    Dad, it’s over. Move on.

  41. Honest B says:

    Is this Samantha?

  42. OneLumpOrTwo says:

    Meghan won’t be able to carry on a relationship with him even if she wanted to patch things up. It’s apparent that he has a closer relationship to his other daughter and she pulls the strings and manipulates him. So, Meghan will never be able to share anything special or private with him without Samantha squeezing whatever information she can from him and then blasting it to the media. She will have to cut her losses. I’m sure that she still loves him, despite his flaws, and she will most likely go through a mourning period over the loss of that relationship. I’m more curious how she feels about her lost relationship with Ninaki? This was a friend that she grew up with, almost like a sister. Didn’t she confide in Ninaki about her feelings towards her family? So sad to lose so much so quickly.

    • Jag says:

      Well if she felt anything about, Ninaki, I think she got over it in the last year.
      Ninaki said Meghan moves on, they were best friends and she did not know why Meghan left Trevor but she took his side.
      A co-worker on Suits, said she and Meghan was going through a divorce at the same time, and Meghan blossomed after the divorce.
      At times, you’ve to cut your loses and move on, and I think Meghan is a tough cookie, may get knocked down, but will always get back up and not blame anyone like her Markles’ family especially her whiny dad.
      She’ll always have fond memories of Canada.

      • OneLumpOrTwo says:

        oh yeah, Ninaki is definitely a piece of work and it sucks to have found that out later in life. I’m just thinking of how she was probably a sounding board to meghan growing up and how she had to cut her out too. She would have known the most about her family from her childhood, but now she can’t really call her up to vent anymore. As far as people she has a shared history with, all she has left is her mom.

    • Jag says:

      Not true, Meghan College friends were at the wedding, the lady sitting next to Doria , is one her best friends, her two daughters are Meghan’s Godchildren, and were bridemaids.
      Working on suits for 7 years, sometimes 12 + hours a day, close friends who did not sell her out, so she trusted them, one lady on the show is her bestie, don’t know which one.
      I think when Meghan moved to Canada, she met new friends, and probably did not pay as much attention to Ninaki, who said when Meghan came back to Cal, she expected her to drop everything and she acted entittled. Who knows, maybe Ninaki, had enough of Meghan being topdog and she being a supporting act from childhood.

      • OneLumpOrTwo says:

        I thought Doria sat alone during the wedding? I didn’t see any pictures of her sitting next to anyone. I see who you’re referring to though, Benitta Litt. Not much info on her. I don’t get a good vibe from that Mulroney chick.

  43. Andrea says:

    What did he say about Harry?

  44. Natalia says:

    Go Tungsten! That is all.

  45. Elisse says:

    This is all kinds of dysfunctional and just gross. Also, he was paid between $40,000-$60,000… and the evil step sister, Samantha set it up. You KNOW she took a cut. I despise the Markles. Good night.

  46. Jayne Birkinb says:

    Something else is going on here. He was quiet for 10 months leading up to the wedding, knew he was going, knew he was escorting Meghan….

    And then 6 weeks of self-immolation via tabloid exposure. Remember when Harry visited Canada about 12 years ago? He briefly spoke to a female bartender, and the tabloids tried to bully / harass / bribe / extort her into giving a salacious statement. When she refused, they made up bullcrap quotes from her.

    The tabloids are vicious, and they have 15th century Borghia attitudes towards destroying people. Remember when they ingratiated themselves with the queen of Denmark’s husband and quotedhim? He had dementia and his quotes forced his family to reveal his private health information.

    Tom Senior of course has his own demons. But the producers for these shows have long histories of manipulation to get people on their shows, then re-framing their questions to suit a hyped up salacious story line.

    Without Meghan’s consistant influence, he is vulnerable to his other daughter’s horrible ideas. It’s a shame she couldn’t have moved him to Cornwall once engaged, to allow him to live in a quiet hamlet, but close enough to visit regularly and spoon-feed him positive influence about how to behave. Previous reports frim acquaintances describe a shy, retiring man. I think he is trying to restore his dignity, but going to the wrong sources to do it.

    • Peg says:

      A young mother at 24/25 picked up a 2 year old and left the marital home for a reason.
      The loud mouth said Meghan and Harry asked him not to talk to the press, now he is gleefully waiting for a reaction from them, spiteful is too nice of a word to use for him.
      She could have isolated him on Mars and he would be still pulling these BS moves.
      Meghan knows her family, that is why she made no effort to introduced Harry to him, because he can’t be trusted.
      As she stated ‘she cared for him’ and will always care for him, but once he did these interviews behind their backs and took payments all bets are off.
      You cannot control or reason with Narcissistic people.
      All fathers are not alike, yes he supported her Financially, and that is what parents are supposed to do. So some trying to make him out as a hero for what most parents do.

  47. OneLumpOrTwo says:

    I just read the latest on his TMZ interview, so looks like this guy isn’t letting up one bit.

  48. Starlight says:

    Piers Morgan will get to the bottom of all this at the moment Thomas is looking like the snubbed father. But by whom the verdict is still out in that one

  49. Violet says:

    @Nan – Tbh, I think you’re giving Harry credit for more brains than he has. If he reads enough from one day to the next even to know what Trump says/means/does, I’d be surprised. On the rest of it (entitled, hunting, the swastika) I pretty much agree. And, yes, over the long haul as the shine fades from the “royal” fantasies, I fear Meghan will come to a very late assessment of what she traded.

  50. Kathy Morbach says:

    He has a lot of nerve expecting anything from his daughter after his behavior prior to the wedding. Wish he’d just return to the hole he emerged from.